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- May 6, 2021
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.”
- May 5, 2021
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.
- May 3, 2021
A team including four Waterloo students came in first place in the Challenge stream of this year’s Challenge4ClimateAction competition.
The winning team, Team Golden Marauders, consisted of Waterloo Double Degree students Miraal Kabir, Alex Shehdula, Daria Margarit, and Martin Turuta. The team also included Hanna Rao from McMaster University and Kiana Dhindsa from Wilfrid Laurier University.
- May 10, 2021
In celebration of International Women in Math Day, Women in Math Committee and Math Racial Equity Committee present a webinar discussion with Dr. Susama Agarwala, Mathematician and machine learning researcher.
- June 5, 2021
Rubik’s Cube: The math behind the best-selling puzzle toy of all time! – Saturday, June 5, 2021 9:00 am (ET)