A doctoral degree represents the culmination of years of hard work and dedication; seeing it through to the finish line is a tremendous achievement.
Join us in celebrating the fall 2020 class of University of Waterloo’s newest doctors.
Graduates, supervisors, and guests are welcome to attend.
A few logistical and technical details to note:
- to attend the event, use this link: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_YjZkM2U3YWYtMWM3MS00NDQwLThiZmEtMzM1ZGYzNjg2MWFj%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%22723a5a87-f39a-4a22-9247-3fc240c01396%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22e93516e7-81ad-45d6-9e85-434b0fcd4ffb%22%2c%22IsBroadcastMeeting%22%3atrue%7d
- the live event will take place on Friday, October 23 from 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT
- by registering online, a link to the live event will be sent to you on Wednesday, October 21 (and as a reminder on Friday October 23)
- all that is required to watch the live event is an internet browser; no additional software (including a microphone or camera) is required;
- the event will be recorded and will be available for viewing by late October 2020
What will happen during the event?
Brief speeches by University of Waterloo senior leaders, including:
- Feridun Hamdullahpur, president and vice-chancellor
- James Rush, vice-president, academic & provost
- Jeff Casello, associate vice-president, graduate studies and postdoctoral affairs
- Faculty associate deans, graduate studies: Brian Laird, Applied Health Sciences; Anna Esselment, Arts; Siva Sivoththaman, Engineering; Peter Deadman, Environment; Adam Kolkiewicz, Mathematics; and, Shawn Wettig, Science
Celebrating each student's accomplishment (each associate dean will read student's name, and thesis title will be displayed)
Speech by Nashid Shahriar, 2020 PhD Alumni Gold Medal Winner
Slide shows of photos submitted by doctoral students and supervisors
Please note that only those who will be speaking will be on camera; the remaining of the participants will not be called upon to speak or be seen via a camera