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  1. June 20, 2018Environment PhD student named 2018 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation scholarImage of Phoebe Stevens

    Phoebe Stephens, PhD candidate in social and ecological sustainability at UWaterloo has been named a 2018 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholar.  Congratulations Phoebe!

    To learn more about Phoebe's exciting research, read the Waterloo story.

  2. June 11, 20182018 Governor General's Gold Medal and University Finalists announced

    The Advisory Committee on Graduate Scholarships and Awards has named the winners of the 2018 Governor General's Gold Medal and University Finalists.  The winners were chosen from a group of nominees with superb academic performances and tremendous records of scholarship. These outstanding students represent our exceptionally gifted community of graduate scholars who are creating knowledge and generating transformative research to the betterment of society.

    Governor General’s Gold Medals:

    For Highest Standing in a Master’s Program:

  3. June 7, 2018GRADtalks: Drinking Water

    On Thursday, June 7, GRADtalks: Drinking Water took place in the Board and Senate Room with opening remarks made by Jean Andrey, Dean, Faculty of Environment and Jeff Casello, Associate Vice-President, Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs. Our speakers presented to a large audience including UWaterloo's very own President and Vice-Chancellor, Feridun Hamdullahpur.

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