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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

UWaterloo Scholar websites now available to graduate students

The University of Waterloo is using OpenScholar, an open source software solution built on Drupal, to provide dynamic and customizable personal websites for Waterloo faculty and researchers. Faculty and researcher personal sites are offered on a self-serve basis and are built using the WatIAM userid of the faculty member or researcher.

This new service will allow faculty members and researchers to quickly and easily build personal websites using an interface that is logical and intuitive, and does not require previous programming or coding experience.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Future Forward

Future forward #solvebig

Canada’s most successful software company presents a FREE day-long opportunity for university students looking to solve big problems for big companies in the growing $400 billion global industry of Enterprise Software.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Canada Day Celebration 2017

University of Waterloo hosts the region's largest Canada festival!

Each year on July 1, the University of Waterloo and our Federation of Students thank our community for its partnership and mutual support by hosting Waterloo Region's flagship Canada Day Celebration.

The Canada Day Celebration offers entertainment for all ages, including a range of family activities, delicious festival food and drinks, live performances by outstanding Canadian talent, and a spectacular fireworks display.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Canada's Three Minute Thesis (3MT) National winner announced

3MT national winner 2017

From the Canadian Association of Graduate Studies (CAGS):

Shanthanu Krishna Kumar, a master’s student in plant agriculture from the University of Guelph, has won both first place and the People’s Choice Award.  It is the first time that has happened in the national competition, which is going into its fifth year.

Friday, June 2, 2017

GRADtalks: Artificial Intelligence - a great success

GRADtalks speakers present to a full house

On Tuesday, March 30 the second in a series of GRADtalks events was held in EV3 1408.  GRADtalks is a series of research talks featuring two University of Waterloo doctoral students,  speaking about a common theme from their research perspectives – highlighting the remarkable work done by Waterloo graduate students.  This time the topic was on Artificial Intelligence, and the speakers were:

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Student Life Centre (SLC)/Physical Activities Centre (PAC) expansion begins today

A message from Chris Read, Associate Provost, Students about the SLC/PAC expansion

To:               All Students

From:           Chris Read, Associate Provost, Students

                    Antonio Brieva, President, Federation of Students

                    Robert Bruce, President, Graduate Student Association

Date:            Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Subject:       Construction begins on SLC/PAC Expansion

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

National 3MT People's Choice voting is now open!

3MT logo

Three Minutes. Eleven of Canada's best minds. The power of spoken word.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Winners of the Ontario Provincial 3MT announced

Congratulations to the five Ontario competitors who will be moving on to the national competition, hosted by the Canadian Association for Graduate Studies: Richard Kil, University of Toronto (1st place and competitors' choice); Richard Edwards Wilfrid Laurier University (2nd place); Ella Dubinsky, Ryerson University (3rd place and competitors' choice); Ololade Sanusi, University of Ontario Institute of Technology (4th place); Shanthanu Krishna Kumar, University of Guelph (5th place).

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Can people with dementia consent to sex?

It’s a question that Andria Bianchi is examining for her PhD dissertation in philosophy.  Check out her Waterloo story to learn more.

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