News archive - March 2017

Friday, March 31, 2017

Top co-op students honoured

Co-op students laughing together

Thursday, March 30, 2017

ASHRAE visits Waterloo campus

ASHRAE at Waterloo

On Tuesday, March 21, the University of Waterloo had the pleasure of hosting the ASHRAE Hamilton chapter on campus. ASHRAE was formed as the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers and its members focus on building systems, energy efficiency, indoor air quality, refrigeration and sustainability within the industry.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Celebrate National Co-op Education Week with contest

Waterloo co-op promotion

By Christine Nhan

It’s National Co-op Education Week! From March 20 to March 24, the Canadian Association for Co-operative Education (CAFCE) is running a social media contest to celebrate the growth and impact that co-operative education has across Canada.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Waterloo receives Amazon's Alexa Fund Fellowship

Amazon has recently announced that they will be funding the University of Waterloo with a year-long program focused on artificial intelligence (AI). With only four North American universities selected, Waterloo researchers and students will be given the opportunity to work with speech recognition technology alongside AI scientists.

The University has been recognized as a source of intelligence and innovation, so this newly formed industry partnership will allow for Waterloo to have a much heavier influence on the field of AI, taking it beyond what one can imagine.