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Women in Mathematics (WiM) pairs undergraduate women and people of underrepresented gender identities with graduate students on research projects to boost feelings of belonging and create pathways into research 

Rick Perche (His full last name is “Rick Perche,” but he uses “Rick” colloquially as a first name among colleagues and friends) is a PhD candidate in Quantum Information at Waterloo, affiliated with the Institute of Quantum Computing (IQC) and the Perimeter Institute (PI). This year, he won a Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship, Canada’s most prestigious PhD scholarship, for his academic excellence, research potential, and leadership.

Daniel Berry standing with arms crossed

Any computer scientist 70 or more years of age today knows almost every other computer scientist of those same ages, as few were in the discipline during its fledgling days. One such individual from that era is Daniel Berry, a professor in the Software Engineering group at the Cheriton School of Computer Science.

Robin WenRobin Wen, a student who recently finished a program in mathematical physics, is this year’s recipient of the Alumni Gold Medal for the Faculty of Mathematics.

The award is administered through Alumni Relations and goes to an outstanding student with top-notch grades and academic potential.

One undergraduate student from each of the university’s six faculties receives the award at spring convocation.

Mackenzie Cameron and Sierra Legare have been named this year’s winners of the Mehta-Jenner Climate Mitigation Graduate Scholarship.

The Mehta-Jenner Climate Mitigation Graduate Scholarship recognizes outstanding research focused on climate change or climate change mitigation by graduate students in the Faculty of Mathematics.

The scholarship was established by Adarsh Mehta (BMath’ 98) and Jeffrey Jenner (BMath’ 84) to support and celebrate graduate students who share their passion for environmental and ecological issues, as they are explored through mathematical fields.