"I will finish writing this dissertation come hell or high waters," says one boot camper to another as they clear the plates after lunch at the Lake Shift. Not only was the expression befitting as participants were near a body of water, but it was also a testament to the determination among doctoral students at the Lake Shift Dissertation Writing Bootcamp.
A notice for grad students who have "opted-in" to two-factor authentication for any of the campus enterprise systems noted below:
What is happening? Opt-in, two-factor authentication (2FA) is being enabled for campus enterprise systems. Users who have opted-in to 2FA protection for their Connect OWA or Office 365 account will now receive a 2FA prompt when they log in to Quest, Workday, LEARN, Unit4, or Concur.
When is this happening? After 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 24.
University of Waterloo's GRADtalks speakers series began in 2017 as a way for doctoral students to share their research with a broader audience. Since then we've hosted eight GRADtalks events, where over fifteen students have participated.
The following memo was posted to the campus community by Sandra Banks, vice-president, Univeristy Relations on June 26, 2019:
As you make plans for Canada Day, we hope you consider joining us at Columbia Lake Field as the University of Waterloo lights the sky with fireworks for the last time.
This year is a fireworks-only event, with the show beginning at 10 p.m., weather permitting. Unlike in previous years, there will be no musical performances, food vendors or other activities at the event.
Kimia lab invites applicants for several postdoctoral positions to work in a medical image analysis project. You will work in a well-funded and prestigious project at the University of Waterloo with collaborations with the Vector Institute. We offer multiple postdoc positions to develop AI algorithms for big image data retrieval in the medical imaging field. You will be part of our fast-growing team and will assist us to manage, coordinate and connect the outcomes of several collaborating teams.
Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs is pleased to be sending five doctoral students to Lake Opinicon for the 2019 Lake Shift writing retreat. Congratulations to Jennifer Kandjii, Maša Torbica, Sagar Patel, Shefaza Esmail and Stephanie Barr, who will be spending July 15-19, 2019 at the Queen’s Biology Station on Lake Opinicon. While at Lake Opinicon, these students will have dedicated and structured time to write, partake in workshops on effective dissertation writing, and network with doctoral students from other Ontario universities.
This week, University of Waterloo's 118 convocation takes place, with more than 6000 students claiming their degrees, diplomas and certificates, including 1289 graduate students. Convocation is also a special time for the university to celebrate distinguished students and faculty - including those who have done an exemplary job of supervising graduate students.