On June 1, catch up with old friends and rediscover your Waterloo spirit.
Driven by her passion for the planet, Alice Madolciu (BA ’07) inspires her workplace and society to go green.
Jon Kwan (BMath ’01) unites the Waterloo community half a world away.
University of Waterloo alumni dream big, chart unconventional paths and inspire others. Our annual Alumni Awards celebrate graduates who embrace these qualities and create a better world for us all.
On the heels of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday has become the unofficial opening day of the giving season. The Giving Tuesday movement is taking root around the world, in our communities, and, thanks to your thoughtful generosity, right here on our campus.
Former St. Paul’s residence don and alumnus Scott Ste Marie (BES ’13) is the host of the YouTube channel and website Depression to Expression, which explores the causes of depression and anxiety and provides proven techniques to overcome symptoms. Drawing upon his own struggles, Scott provides viewers with proven tools to combat their mental illness and provide a community of support.
When Michael Symonds (BMath ’00) talks about finding study space on the sixth floor of the Math and Computer building, it sounds like he’s letting you in on a secret. “There’s about a thousand doors,” he says, “and if you’re a student, you kind of know the four that are unlocked.”
Alumnus Mike Farwell (BA ’97) is the host of the Mike Farwell Show on 570 News, the voice of the Kitchener Rangers, and a force in the Waterloo Region.
When Debra Kakaria (BA ’93) began her first of several co-op work terms with MacNaughton Hermsen Britton Clarkson Planning Limited (MHBC), she had no idea that she would one day become a partner of this firm.
Tom Fejes (BMath ’86) has been a monthly donor to the Waterloo Warriors Football program since 2002. While not a former student-athlete himself, Tom became a dedicated donor after attending the football game in London that saw the Warriors defeat the Western Mustangs for their first Yates Cup victory in 1997. After witnessing the victory, Tom was impressed by the dedication of the student-athletes, and wanted to help alleviate the costs of running the football program anyway he could.