News for Current students

Friday, December 8, 2017

PhysiX: 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

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

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Science is still sexist. I know from my own experience

Kirsty Duncan sitting with female students.

Kirsty Duncan is Canada’s Minister of Science. After visiting several universities across Canada, Kirsty Duncan, encouraged the presidents of each school to nominate more women for the Canadian Research Chairs program.

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