News archive - October 2014

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

University approves $88-million Engineering 7 building

E7 exterior

The University of Waterloo’s Board of Governors has approved the construction of a new $88-million Engineering 7 (E7) building.

The 230,000-square-foot, seven-storey building will house Waterloo Engineering’s ongoing transformation of how it delivers education to students.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Outreach programs featured in Globe story about STEM programs

A Globe and Mail article entitled Why tech giants are investing in STEM programs for students highlights Waterloo Engineering's outreach initiatives, including a weekly after-school program to build and program computerized L

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Convocation honours include new title for Sedra

Adel Sedra

Adel Sedra, dean of Waterloo Engineering from 2003 to 2012, has a new title to add to his name – distinguished professor emeritus.

Friday, October 24, 2014

Engineering recognizes its own

The recipients of this year’s Engineering Faculty and Staff Awards were announced October 24 by Pearl Sullivan, dean of engineering.

The Faculty’s Teaching Excellence Award recognizes outstanding teaching and commitment to the enrichment of Waterloo Engineering education. This year's recipients are Kyle Daun of mechanical and mechatronics engineering, David Nairn of electrical and computer engineering, and Luis Ricardez-Sandoval of chemical engineering.

Monday, October 20, 2014

Go Eng Girl inspires future engineers

From the front page of the Waterloo Region Record -- October 20 

In the future, Emily Loberto feels sure that there will be flying cars, even if she has to invent them herself.

She wants there to be a cure for cancer. If there isn't one by the time she's older, she wants to help find it.

"I think I want to invent things to help the future," said Loberto, 12, of Cambridge.

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