Thursday, March 4, 2021

Changes to COVID safety protocols

On March 4 the following email was sent to Waterloo graduate students


To: Graduate students

From: Kate Windsor, Director of Safety

Date: March 4, 2021

Subject: Changes to COVID safety protocols

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

#GRADimpact: Tobi Oyewole, first year MES student in Sustainability Management wins United Nations award on business and sustainable development

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Tobi Oyewole, a first year Master of Environmental Studies in Sustainability Management (SUSM) student, won the United Nations award on business and sustainable development.

Monday, February 22, 2021

GRADflix 2021: Catch up with our award winners!

On January 29, 2020, Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (GSPA) hosted a virtual viewing party showcasing the top 25 GRADflix submissions before the winners were announced. GRADflix is a research communication competition where graduate students create a video no longer than 60 seconds in length to describe their research and win prizes.

The live Showcase was recorded, and is available for vewing on the GSPA YouTube Channel.

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Update on research activities

On Feb 17 the following email was sent to Waterloo graduate students


To: Graduate students

From: Charmaine B. Dean, Vice-President, Research & International and Jeffrey Casello, Associate-Vice President, Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (GSPA)

Date: Tuesday, February 17, 2021

Subject: Update on research activities

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Resuming limited campus operations in provincial COVID-19 Red zone

On Feb 16 the following email was sent to Waterloo graduate students


To: Graduate students

From: Feridun Hamdullahpur, president and vice-chancellor

Date: Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Subject: Resuming limited campus operations in provincial COVID-19 Red zone

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

#GRADimpact: Jyler Menard, master’s student in Computational Mathematics builds community by organizing UWaterloo’s first physics hackathon.

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“There should be opportunities for you to grow in different ways and to explore different spaces to develop ideas. Taking risks and getting involved is how we learn who we are.”

Friday, February 12, 2021

Beyond the Bulletin Podcast features GRADflix 2021 winner, Anna Murynka

The latest episode of the Beyond the Bulletin Podcast is now live. Anna Murynka, a master’s student from psychology and the winner of the GRADflix 2021 Showcase, discusses her winning short film, her thesis, and her goal of increasing mental health services.

Thursday, February 11, 2021

UPDATE: Considering simplifications to TA support to help you budget

Update:

Thank you to the students who have taken the time to reach out and follow up on the memo below.  We are grateful for your questions and the thoughtful conversations they have prompted.  As a result of your emails, we offer the addendum below to add clarity to the original message. If you have questions, please reach out.

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Tuesday, February 9, 2021

#GRADimpact: Joseph Todd, Recreation and Leisure PhD student aims to influence change and build community in the gaming industry

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Not only has gaming become a massively popular spectator sport, even universities are growing their varsity rosters with e-sports teams. Add physical distancing requirements due to COVID-19, and gaming rates will continue to soar.

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