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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing adds Grade 9 to 11 courseware to suite of free online resources

A teacher helps a student in a computer lab

The University of Waterloo’s award-winning Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing (CEMC) has expanded its collection of free online resources with the launch of courseware covering Grades 9 through 11.

Friday, June 14, 2019

The 40,000th Faculty of Mathematics alumnus will cross the stage today

A graduate smiles with his diploma after the ceremony

Today over the course of two ceremonies, the Faculty of Mathematics added 1,286 alumni for a total of 40,750 in more than 100 countries. We also gave out one award for leadership, one Doctoral Prize, had two valedictorians, handed out six medals, and three Honorary Doctor of Mathematics degrees.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Convocation is twice as nice for twin Computer Science graduates

Orkhan and Elkhan Mammedov

Elkhan and Orkhan Mammedov’s journey to Convocation started seven years ago, with a school visit. The Faculty of Mathematics and Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing visited the brothers’ home country of Azerbaijan, and instantly captured their attention.                                 

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Accomplished student prepares for his valedictorian speech and his next chapter

Valedictorian David Li sits outside the Math and Computers building

“At the end of the day, Waterloo taught me more than mathematics. It helped me discover what I want to pursue moving forward.”

David Li says he gets by with a little help with his friends.

Friday, December 7, 2018

Waterloo student design team wins silver at 2018 International Genetically Engineered Machine competition

Waterloo iGEM team poses at competition

A team of University of Waterloo undergraduate students, including 6 from the Faculty of Mathematics, returned with a silver medal from the 2018 International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition in Boston.

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