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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

♪ “Waterloo, knowing my fate is to be with you” ♪

Nicholas Richardson in his convocation gown holding flowers

Nicholas Richardson wanted to experience the full potential of his time at university. A well-rounded student in high school, Richardson performed in musicals, played soccer, and participated on the trivia team. It was important to him to get involved and engaged in a number of activities once he started his studies at the University of Waterloo.

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Where water meets math

Lizz Webb standing in front of a waterfall

“My life has always been intertwined with water in one way or another,” realized Lizz Webb, who recently completed her master’s degree in applied mathematics at the University of Waterloo. As the captain of the swim team in high school, Webb has always loved swimming and lifeguarding, but she never expected to build a career at the intersection of mathematics and ocean sciences.

Monday, October 19, 2020

Convocation approaches

October 23 Convocation Faculty of Mathematics

On Friday, the Faculty of Mathematics will celebrate convocation and our graduating students will receive a personalized email from the University with video messages and there will be a live virtual convocation on Saturday morning. This week we will be featuring students from the faculty that will soon become a member of our alumni community. Today we share two stories thanks to the University Relations team:

Introducing our valedictorian

Friday, October 16, 2020

Top graduate students awarded prestigious honours

Icon of a trophy with a star on it

Congratulations to Nashid Shahriar who received the 2020 Alumni Gold Medal for outstanding academic performance in a doctoral program and Ishan Bansal was named a University Finalist for the Alumni Gold Medal for a Master’s program.

Monday, October 12, 2020

Faculty of Mathematics earns top reputational marks

Math and Computing building in the fall

Maclean’s 2021 university rankings ranked mathematics and computer science at the University of Waterloo first in Canada.

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