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  1. Apr. 15, 2021The story behind the data
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    When Chris Salahub learned he could explore his passion for data in a dedicated math faculty at Waterloo, the high schooler had an easy decision to make. Just two years after graduation, when he was on the verge of finishing a master’s degree in Switzerland, he decided to return for a second degree. “About halfway through my master’s, I realized I wanted to do a PhD,” he remembered. “It just made sense to go back to Waterloo because I had discovered such a supportive community there.”

  2. Apr. 8, 2021Finding a direction
    Paige McDougall

    Like many of her peers, Paige McDougall entered the Faculty of Mathematics with more enthusiasm than direction. “I knew early on that math was a strong subject for me, but I had no idea where I would actually excel,” she acknowledged. With every new class and co-op term, she has found her way through the fog.

  3. Apr. 5, 2021The power of machine learning
    Jaskirat Bhatia

    “Gaining broad technical skills in artificial intelligence and data science isn’t actually that challenging,” recognized Jaskirat Bhatia. “You can find countless tutorials on Youtube that will teach you the basics. But they can’t tell you which tools to apply to which problems. They can’t guide your learning in any way.” That’s where the Master of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (MDSAI) comes in. 

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  1. Apr. 30 to May 2, 2021ASA DataFest 2021 (Virtual)
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    Undergraduate students are encourgaed to partipate in the 2021 Datafest hosted by the American Statistical Association (ASA) and the University of Waterloo's department of statistics and actuarial science. 

  2. 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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