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Friday, November 20, 2015

Big E and Special K contests 2015

The Big E and Special K contests were held on Saturday November 7th. These are mathematics contests for undergraduate University of Waterloo students.

The Special K contest is for 1st year students and the Big E contest is for upper year students.

Both contests consist of 6 problems, and complete written solutions are required.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Yueshan He recipient of Fong Computational Mathematics Graduate Award

Yueshan He

Computational Mathematics graduate student Yueshan He has been named the recipient of the Fong Computational Mathematics Graduate Award - an award that is valued at $7,500.

Friday, October 23, 2015

Fall Convocation 2015

Adapted from the University of Waterloo Daily Bulletin

At 2:30 this afternoon, 180 students from Environment and 575 students from Mathematics will receive their degrees. Students in the Software Engineering program will graduate with the Faculty of Mathematics.

Friday, September 25, 2015

Small c Math Contest 2015

Last Friday, September 25, was a beautiful sunny evening but over 475 first and second year students still showed up to write the Fifteenth Annual Small c Mathematics Competition. This is a record number of participants!

Congratulations go to the following top-performing students.

1st year students: Chun Ho Lau and Anqi (Joyce) Yang

Friday, August 21, 2015

Making Exam Marking Easier - repeat session

This is a repeat presentation of the Crowdmark grading session. 

The Faculty of Mathematics has contracted with Crowdmark Inc. to provide campus-wide on-line midterm/exam marking and results distribution starting Fall 2015 for all course instructors who are interested.

Students write exam papers with Crowdmark-generated QR codes on each page. Exams are later scanned and uploaded to Crowdmark for marking.