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  1. May 14, 2021Winners of the 2021/22 Vector Scholarship in Artificial Intelligence announced
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    Eight incoming master's students at the University of Waterloo have each been awarded a Vector Scholarship in Artificial Intelligence, valued at $17,500, from the Vector Institute.

  2. May 6, 2021Prioritizing experience
    Sacha Tihanyi

    When Sacha Tihanyi was halfway through an undergraduate economics degree at Laurentian University, he recognized a budding passion for mathematics. “I had many broad interests in school, but something flipped for me during that program, and I knew I needed to do a whole different degree focused on math,” he remembered. “I chose Waterloo because it had a reputation as the best mathematics school in Canada.”

  3. May 5, 2021Does a curious robot elicit curiousness and promote learning in humans?
    Nalin Chhibbe and Dr. Edith Law

    Eliciting curiosity — the intrinsic desire to explore and to find new information — enhances learning, promotes information-seeking and improves memory. Understanding how to elicit and maintain curiosity in students could help us design educational robots that stimulate interest, engagement and a quest for knowledge.

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  1. June 5, 2021Alumni Weekend Mathematics
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    Rubik’s Cube: The math behind the best-selling puzzle toy of all time! – Saturday, June 5, 2021  9:00 am (ET)

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