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  1. Oct. 21, 2021Meet Victoria Novakovskaya, the fall 2021 Faculty of Mathematics valedictorian
    Victoria Novakovskaya

    Completing an undergraduate degree in the Faculty of Mathematics is a journey.
    For Victoria Novakovskaya, the valedictorian for the fall 2021 cohort, it was a journey with highs and lows, and one that led to a deeper appreciation for the beauty of math.

  2. Oct. 21, 2021Former Waterloo mathematics student Mohamed Omar awarded inaugural Claytor-Gilmer Fellowship by AMS
    Mohamed Omar

    Mohamed Omar, an associate professor of mathematics at Harvey Mudd College in Pasadena, California, has been awarded the inaugural AMS Claytor-Gilmer Fellowship.

    The yearlong fellowship was established to further excellence in mathematics research and to help generate wider and sustained participation by Black mathematicians.

  3. Oct. 21, 2021Computer science PhD graduate Shihab Chowdhury wins 2021 Alumni Gold Medal
    Shihab Chowdhury and Raouf Boutaba

    Shihabur R. Chowdhury has received the 2021 Alumni Gold Medal for outstanding academic performance in a doctoral program. Conferred by Waterloo’s Office of Alumni Affairs, the prestigious institutional award has honoured top graduating students at convocation since 1970.

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  1. Nov. 2, 2021Graduate Studies Information Day
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    Join us for Graduate Studies Information Day

    Are you considering graduate studies in the Faculty of Mathematics? Join us virtually on November 2, 2021, for our Graduate Studies Information Day where you will have the opportunity to speak with department/school representatives from the Faculty of Mathematics and have all your questions answered. 

    Register today

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