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Stay connected with alumni and friends!

mathies with pink ties on the MC balconyUWaterloo math alumni and friends! Welcome to our growing global community of 42,435 alumni in 105 countries.

Mark Giesbrecht, Dean, Faculty of Mathematics, New Year Message:

Alumni events are a great way to stay connected to the Faculty of Mathematics and your fellow University of Waterloo alumni.

Whether you graduated five years ago or 50, you're still a part of the UWaterloo Mathematics family and we want to meet you. Alumni events take place throughout the year in various cities and countries around the world.

To get involved, suggest an event idea or to learn more about alumni activity in your area, please contact

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pink tie on M3Misplaced your tie? Not to fear, MathSoc has a collection of ties from throughout the ages. Email here to see if they have a tie from your year.

Find out more about the legend of the pink tie.

Hope amid hardship: Faculty of Mathematics 2020 year in review

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2020 has been a challenging year, but it has also shone a light on the resilience, courage and exceptional talent of the Faculty of Mathematics community. As we look forward to 2021, we share 12 stories of math students, faculty and alumni doing good in the world that fill us with hope for the new year ahead. Read more...

Learn more about how the CEMC team and its supporters are investing in the Future

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We are pleased to share with you the new CEMC brochure which includes acknowledgments by Math alumni and leaders such as David McKay (BMath ’87; DMath ’18), President & CEO of Royal Bank of Canada, on the importance of math and computing skills for our future.

We hope that you will share with your networks. Together we can spread the love of math!

Going the extra distance

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Waterloo recognizes outstanding co-op employers with inaugural Co-operative and Experiential Education Impact Awards

From supporting a vital social project in India to developing an innovative mindset right here in Kitchener-Waterloo, University of Waterloo students continue to develop critical skills for the future of work. This is all thanks to our outstanding employer partners. Read more...