Join us as we celebrate the University’s 60th anniversary during Reunion 2017 with a concert featuring Juno-award winning DJ crew, A Tribe Called Red.
Gather your friends for this year's Reunion and celebrate the University's 60th anniversary on Friday, September 29 and Saturday, September 30, 2017. Come back to campus to REVISIT, REUNITE, and RELIVE your fondest memories and make new ones.
Beyond 60: Health, Aging and Well-Being featuring Kaylen Pfisterer, PhD Candidate in Systems Design Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Samantha Biglieri, PhD Candidate in Planning, Faculty of Environment. Kaylen is passionate about application driven research; she presents her novel nutrition tracking technology for enhancing older adults’ health. Samantha is captivated by how neighborhoods influence quality of life, she examines older adults’ lived experiences in their communities to build more inclusive cities.
Matika Wilbur is an acclaimed portrait photographer and social documentarian from the Swinomish and Tulalip tribes of the Pacific Northwest. She is currently working on Project 562, a multi-year national photo and narrative undertaking to reveal contemporary Indian identity.
In 2017, the School of Optometry and Vision Science will mark its 50th anniversary since moving to the University of Waterloo in 1967. We hope you will join us to mark this important milestone!
Please save the date and plan on joining us for a weekend celebration!
Doors Open Waterloo Region is holding their 15th annual Free Talk on September 16th and is inviting the whole community to join in.
Did you know that:
Waterloo’s first students started classes in the heat of early July in portable classrooms?
Enrolment jumped from just 74 students in 1957 to over 1100 in the 1961-1962 academic year?
Visit Special Collections & Archives’ new exhibit: UW @ 60
Come and see Dr. Hagey’s robes, a school jacket from a 1965 graduate, and an early chemist’s bottle from the School of Pharmacy, as well as many photos taken around the University over the past 60 years!