News archive - July 2021

Friday, July 16, 2021

Top 7 tips for new math students

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You’re a new student in the Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Waterloo. You applied and were accepted. Maybe you’ve picked your first-semester classes. Okay, what now? We’ve got you covered with the top seven tips for new math students.

Friday, July 16, 2021

Second semi-final event for Concept $5K challenge features two teams linked with Faculty of Mathematics

Open-concept office space of Velocity startup incubator

The second of two semi-final events for the Concept 5K challenge took place Thursday, July 15.

Concept 5K is a competition for startups and entrepreneurial ventures, in which teams get to showcase their new or emerging companies and products.

Thursday, July 15, 2021

Concept $5K semi-final features five teams affiliated with Faculty of Mathematics

Speaker on stage at Concept by Velocity presentation

Five teams with affiliations to the Faculty of Mathematics pitched their entrepreneurial ventures as part of the first of two semi-final events in the Concept 5K startup challenge.

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Eduardo Martin-Martinez and Sophie Spirkl winners of 2021 Golden Jubilee Research Excellence Award

Eduardo Martin-Martinez and Sophie Spirkl

The Faculty of Mathematics Research Office recently announced its 2021 recipients of the Golden Jubilee Research Excellence Award. Eduardo Martin-Martinez, an associate professor in applied mathematics, and Sophie Spirkl, an assistant professor in combinatorics and optimization, were this year’s winners.

Friday, July 9, 2021

Top 10 facts about Nikola Tesla

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July 10 is Nikola Tesla’s birthday. He was born 165 years ago. Tesla is one of the most enigmatic figures in the STEM world, and had he been alive today, he would be a massive fan of the Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Waterloo.

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