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  1. Oct. 24, 2020What Math taught me
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    Alan Li headed west on the 401 from Markham, ON to start his postsecondary education in Waterloo. He chose the University of Waterloo because of its co-operative education program and the practical education of a computer science degree.

    Since 2016, he has completed his degree, been an undergraduate teaching assistant, member of a couple of clubs, a Feds councillor and MathSoc President. Along the way, he learned a few things (beyond writing code or integrating a function).

  2. Oct. 23, 2020We celebrate our graduands virtually
    Live Virtual Celebration Mathematics Class of 2020

    Today we celebrate almost 700 students to our community of more than 43,000 alumni in 105 countries. While we’re not celebrating them in person, we are cheering them on through social media, signage, stories, a kudoboard, video messages and a virtual live ceremony tomorrow morning at 9:30 AM.

  3. Oct. 22, 2020Crossing disciplines
    Sue Ann Campbell

    Sue Ann Campbell is a longtime professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics at Waterloo, but she first stepped on campus as an undergraduate biology major. I didn’t love all the labs,” she remembered, “but my math classes clicked instantly.

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  1. Oct. 26, 2020Graduate Studies Information Session
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    Considering graduate studies? Join us on Monday, October 26 at 10:30 a.m.  - 12:00 p.m. EDT for a virtual event. You will have the chance to interact with other students, speak with department representatives and ask questions about various programs.

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