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Thursday, October 22, 2020

Crossing disciplines

Sue Ann Campbell

Sue Ann Campbell is a longtime professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics at Waterloo, but she first stepped on campus as an undergraduate biology major. I didn’t love all the labs,” she remembered, “but my math classes clicked instantly.

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.

Thursday, October 15, 2020

A good challenge

Max Niebergall sitting on a lime green box

A self-described “lifelong technology enthusiast,” Max Niebergall enrolled in the Master of Data Science & Artificial Intelligence (MDSAI) program to launch a impactful career in data science.

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.

Thursday, October 8, 2020

School spirit

Gurtaj Dhaliwal in front of a bridge over a river

“Two of my high school math teachers were alumni of Waterloo Math, and they constantly raved about the university,” remembered Gurtaj Dhaliwal. “Their classes were always the most challenging, and they would say things like ‘You have to buckle down if you want to go to Waterloo!’”

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