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The University of Waterloo's Faculty of Mathematics has the largest concentration of mathematical and computer science talent in the world. Perhaps the best testimony to Waterloo's standing and exceptional reputation is the quality and many achievements of the Faculty's teachers, researchers, alumni and students. With more than 8,000 graduate and undergraduate students, 240 full-time professors, and 300 courses in mathematics, statistics and computer science, the Faculty is a powerhouse of discovery and innovation.

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  1. June 21, 2018Michael Abebe receives prestigious 2018 Facebook Emerging Scholar AwardMichael Abebe

    PhD student Michael Abebe is one of six recipients worldwide and the only recipient from Canada to receive a prestigious 2018 Facebook Emerging Scholar Award.

  2. June 20, 2018Faculty of Mathematics announces the 2018 Golden Jubilee Research Excellence Award winnersGold medal

    Three faculty members have been awarded the 2018 Faculty of Mathematics Golden Jubilee Research Excellence Award. Jason Bell, Luke Postle, Daniel Vogel are each awarded $2,500. This honour is conferred to early or mid-career faculty members who have made outstanding research contributions, was established in 2017 to mark the 50th anniversary of the Faculty of Mathematics. 

  3. June 15, 20181,141 Faculty of Mathematics students confer todayStudents and supporters fill the hall at Convocation

    Today over the course of two ceremonies, the Faculty of Mathematics adds 1,141 alumni for a total of 38,882 in 106 countries. We also had one University Professor named, one award for leadership, two valedictorians, three medal winners, and three honorary Doctor of Mathematics degrees.

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  1. June 22 to 24, 2018Programming workshop for beginners

    Three-day programing workshop

    This three-day workshop covers an intense 17-hour curriculum designed to give beginners complete, basic programming skills to use in their studies or workplace. It is intended for everyone who wants to learn basics of programming and does not have an opportunity to do so as a part of their studies. Over the course of the workshop, participants will learn the Python programming language through lectures and hands-on sessions, supported by a team of mentors.

  2. July 10, 20181B Math Co-op Information Session

    This information session will be of interest to 1B Math students who are interested in applying to the co-op program.

    Application forms will be handed out at the event and will be available in the Math Undergrad Office, Math & Computer (MC) 4022 beginning July 11th.

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