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  1. May 5, 2021Does a curious robot elicit curiousness and promote learning in humans?
    Nalin Chhibbe and Dr. Edith Law

    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.

  2. 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.

  3. Apr. 27, 2021Zack Cramer receives WUSA Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award
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    Dr. Zack Cramer, a Lecturer in the Mathematics Undergraduate Group within the Faculty of Mathematics, receives the WUSA Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award. This award is presented yearly by the Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association (WUSA) to professors who have demonstrated outstanding contributions to undergraduate student learning.

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  1. May 10, 2021International Women in Mathematics Day Webinar
    Dr. Susama Agarwala

    In celebration of International Women in Math Day,  Women in Math Committee and Math Racial Equity Committee present a webinar discussion with Dr. Susama Agarwala, Mathematician and machine learning researcher.

  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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