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Thursday, June 11, 2020

Spring 2020 Convocation Academic Awards Recipients

Academic Achievers/Award Winners 2020

Awards for Distinguished Academic Achievement are presented annually at spring convocation in recognition of academic excellence of the top graduating student from each academic plan. The award recipient is chosen by the Undergraduate Officer based on scholastic achievement. Congratulations to the 2020 Academic Achievement Award recipients!

 

Alyssa Mclaren

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Environment-led Map the System team advances to global finals with light rail gentrification project

three participating students

The University of Waterloo’s Map the System team, including two students from the Faculty of Environment are taking their local research to the global stage in June, following a winning presentation at the Canadian finals last week.Kaitlin Webber, Emma McDougall, and Sam Petrie collaborated to explore the social and economic impact of the recently launched Light Rail Transit (LRT) system in Waterloo Region.

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

What’s in stock? ENV crowdsourcing platform provides users a snapshot of grocery store supply levels

lady shopping in a mask

It’s a necessity many of us dread, especially right now — grocery shopping has never taken more strategy or time. With the current need for social distancing, a more challenging environment for grocery stores and shortages in some essential supplies, a Waterloo professor and PhD student are hoping to save you unnecessary trips to the store.

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Jack Rosen Memorial Pitch Competition

Photo of Jack Rosen Family, Competitors and Judges

On November 13th, 2019, eleven teams competed for the Jack Rosen memorial pitch competition. Jack Rosen was an entrepreneur and recycling pioneer. In his honor,the Rosen family contributes to the growth of Entrepreneurship in the faculty of environment for the competition to find solutions to mitigate environmental problems. 

Entrepreneurship at Environment ( E @ E ), GreenHouse and the Environment Advancement office worked hand in hand to go through applications, host practice pitch sessions and organize the competition. 

 

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