December 7, 2020
Our top 10 feel-good stories of 2020
You can’t keep a good school down. In the middle of a pandemic, Waterloo alumni continue to connect, teach and inspire.
You can’t keep a good school down. In the middle of a pandemic, Waterloo alumni continue to connect, teach and inspire.By Beth Bohnert Office of Advancement
Need a little good news? We’ve gathered some of our most popular alumni stories from the past year, full of cool ideas, helpful tips and lots of Waterloo pride.
Keep your fitness resolutions with Rosalie Brown
Has pandemic life got you feeling sluggish? Recharge with these tips from one of Canada’s top fitness instructors.
Waterloo donors prove we really are in this together
When the pandemic hit, this international student felt trapped and alone — until 2,000+ Waterloo donors stepped up to help him and hundreds of other students in need.
Waterloo’s Oscar winners
From Return to the Jedi to Moana, Waterloo alumni have contributed their artistic and technical skills to Hollywood blockbusters. See who’s behind your favourite flicks.
A Waterloo legacy
The first recipient of the Carey Bissonnette Memorial Scholarship reflects on how this caring instructor shaped her Waterloo experience and inspired her future.
Dress in the danger zone
Gentlemen, are your shirts sad? Do your socks need spicing up? This alumni business can help you transform your wardrobe from drab to dangerous.
When a hobby becomes a career
Learn how Kate Atherley (BMath ’92) knitted art, logic and communication skills into a one-of-a-kind business.
Having fun with math online during COVID-19
A role-playing game developed by these Waterloo alumni helps kids, parents and teachers overcome the challenges of a virtual classroom.
Help flows from Waterloo to Shanghai and back again
Waterloo’s international alumni network provided PPE to healthcare workers when they needed it most.
Dropping off our son, 31 years after meeting at Waterloo
A milestone event for a new Waterloo student brings back memories for his Engineering alumni parents.
How to meditate and become more mindful
Who couldn’t use a quieter mind these days? Join Kunal Gupta (BSE ’08) for a guided meditation, tips for getting started on your own and a practical exercise for mindfulness.