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  1. Oct. 14, 2020Bereavement Notice

    It is with deep sadness that we acknowledge the death of Jason Arbour, a second-year Electrical and Computer Engineering student at the University of Waterloo.

    Jason’s family will forever remember him as a thoughtful, curious adventurer with a quick wit and a ready laugh. He loved machines of all kinds, from computers to cars. He loved building things with his own two hands.

  2. Oct. 2, 2020Bereavement Notice

    It is with deep sadness that we acknowledge the death of Jaya Gupta, a second-year Nanotechnology Engineering student at the University of Waterloo. Jaya passed away recently as a result of a battle with a rare form of cancer.

  3. June 16, 2020Statement on anti-Black racism and academic freedom

    In recent weeks, the University of Waterloo has spoken out against racism in all forms. We have taken action by forming the President’s Anti-racism Taskforce to advance equity for Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) on our campus.

    On June 6, in response to a petition on racism on our campus, we issued a statement in which we wanted to address the well-justified hurt and concerns of the petitioners. With regret, our statement did not live up to our own standards for promoting free inquiry. 

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