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July 24, 2015 Engineering students once again dominate Velocity Fund Finals

As in past Velocity pitch competitions, Waterloo Engineering students captured the majority of awards at July's Velocity Fund Finals, including the top four $25,000 prizes. The winners included:

July 22, 2015 Engineering dean and alumni featured in Globe article about Waterloo's high-tech startups

Pearl Sullivan, dean of engineering, Mike Kirkup (MASc ‘07, MSci), Michael Litt (BASc '10, SD), Rachel Pautler (BASc' 15, Nano), and Ted Livingston, a former engineering student are featured in a Globe and Mail article entitled Startup city: The high-tech fever reshaping Kitchener-Waterloo, part of a series written by Shane Dingman, the Globe's technology reporter.

July 21, 2015 ESQ celebrates 25 years of sparking imaginations

Waterloo's award-winning Engineering Science Quest program had humble beginnings.  Started as a fourth-year project by a science student and an engineering student in 1990, it was launched as a camp the following summer for kids in Grades 5 and 6.

ESQ now offers multiple summer camps on the main Waterloo campus for boys and girls entering Grades 1 to 9. It also offers March break, Winter break, after school and weekend programs, as well as various in-school and community initiatives. Satellite programming is provided in various rural and aboriginal locations throughout Ontario.

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