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  1. Mar. 4, 2021The power of curiosity
    Jennifer Haid

    “I like to think I’m a curious person,” said Jennifer Haid (BMath ’04), a native of the Waterloo Region. When she learned about Waterloo’s Math Day from her high school math teacher, she decided to attend in hopes of learning about a career path that would leverage her aptitude for mathematics in the business world. “I remember watching a professor deliver a presentation about actuarial science and thinking two things: It was challenging, and I could do it,” she shared.  

  2. Mar. 3, 2021Computer Science and Mathematics star in global subject rankings
    Davis Centre

    The University of Waterloo finds itself amongst the top universities in Canada and around the world, according to Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) worldwide university subject rankings.

    Computer Science remains Waterloo’s top-rated subject internationally, ranking 23. Mathematics ranks 35 globally, joining Computer Science in the top 100 this year along with 12 other Waterloo programs. Mathematics and Computer Science are two of three university subjects in the top 50 globally.

  3. Feb. 25, 2021New directions in optimization
    Yuying Li

    “I started out as a student in mathematics,” said Professor Yuying Li. “It was a huge, scary move to come to Waterloo for computer science. Thankfully, it has worked out.” 

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  1. Mar. 8, 2021International Women's Day Breakfast
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  2. Mar. 9, 2021WiM International Women's Day Virtual Happy Hour
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    Celebrate International Women's Day with students, faculty, alumni and friends at a Virtual Happy Hour hosted by Women in Mathematics! Join in for an hour of fun activities like trivia games, Open Mic, Networking and chances to win book prizes on Women's Empowerment. 

    People of all genders are welcome.

  3. Mar. 14, 2021Annual Dean’s Lecture in Hong Kong & Pi Day Celebration
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    Dean Mark Giesbrecht cordially invites you to join us for the Dean's Lecture (Hong Kong) on March 14th.

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