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- Apr. 8, 2021
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.
- Apr. 5, 2021
“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.
- Apr. 1, 2021
Like many first-generation Canadians, Zahra Hirani (BMath’94) viewed higher education as a likely path to success after a rocky beginning. Born in Uganda to a family of Asian heritage, she and her parents and sister were forced to flee to Canada as refugees in 1974. “Growing up in Ottawa, it was really tough for us to get settled,” she remembered. Her parents emphasized education and she opted to study accounting at the Waterloo Faculty of Mathematics, in large part because its co-op program would provide financial support in addition to relevant work experience.
- Apr. 30 to May 2, 2021
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.
- June 5, 2021
Rubik’s Cube: The math behind the best-selling puzzle toy of all time! – Saturday, June 5, 2021 9:00 am (ET)