News archive - 2017

Friday, December 8, 2017

Physics: Girls Matter event inspires 100+ girls to study science

Grade 7 and 8 students gather on campus for hands-on workshops on everything from designing planetary mini-putt, to peering through Waterloo’s observatory telescope.

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Thursday, December 7, 2017

D'AMATO: At UW vigil: ‘As sad as this day is, I’m filled with hope and confidence’

December 6 vigil.

Even 28 years later, the grief still seems fresh.

Monday, September 25, 2017

HeForShe scholarships awarded to exceptional first year STEM students

Six HeForShe scholarship winners

Six HeForShe IMPACT scholarships have been awarded to exceptional female students entering their first year as undergraduates in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM). The scholarships are part of Waterloo’s commitment to encourage more young women to pursue fields in STEM, where females are currently underrepresented.

Read about the HeForShe scholarship winners

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Waterloo marks progress on gender equality efforts at UN

Feridun Hamdullahpur holding Count Me In sign

Waterloo President and Vice-Chancellor Feridun Hamdullahpur joined delegates from around the world at the HeForShe IMPACT Event to recognize advancements in gender equality.

Monday, September 18, 2017

Creating safe places on campus for LGBTQ+ people

Corey Johnson portrait

Waterloo’s Making Spaces workshops train staff, faculty and student allies to create more inclusive spaces

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