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  1. May 6, 2021Prioritizing experience

    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.”

  2. May 5, 2021Does a curious robot elicit curiousness and promote learning in humans?
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    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.

  3. May 3, 2021Waterloo students win first place in Challenge4ClimateAction competition
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    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.

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  1. 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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