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Thursday, January 9, 2020

Waterloo startup aims to revolutionize food delivery industry

Yuqian Li delivering her pitch

They won’t graduate until next spring, but their startup has already taken flight.

The five founders of Gooloo recently earned a spot in the University of Waterloo’s Concept $5K Finals, where they explained their business model to a panel of judges alongside nine other student teams.

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Flowy wins Concept $5K pitch competition

Flowy co-founder David Zhao presents at the Concept $5K final

At this year’s Concept $5K competition, three University of Waterloo roommates returned home with a coveted $5,000 prize to invest in their growing startup.

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.                                 

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