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  1. Mar. 17, 2018Campus mourns death of student

    Our university community is tremendously saddened by the sudden loss of one of our students who died on campus on March 16. The cause of death is being investigated by the coroner’s office.

    The University has been in contact with the student’s family to offer our support. We are unable to release any further details at this time pending further discussion with the student’s family regarding their wishes.

  2. Mar. 15, 2018University of Waterloo partners with Chinese institutions on connected autonomous driving

    The University of Waterloo will partner with leading institutes in China to advance research in the areas of connected and autonomous vehicle technology.

    The partnership between Waterloo and the Qingdao Academy of Intelligent Industries (QAII) and the State Key Laboratory for Management and Control of Complex Systems (SKL-MCCS) was solidified in an agreement recently signed by all parties.

  3. Mar. 15, 2018Expert Advisory – Tension rises between Britain and Russia

    On Wednesday, Britain announced the expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats having blamed the Kremlin for the attempted murder of a former Russian spy. This marks the biggest expulsion of Russian diplomats from the country since 1985 — marking a return to the large-scale diplomatic ejections that took place during the Cold War.

    The Russian Embassy based in the UK has since tweeted: “The temperature of Russia, UK relations drops to -23, but we are not afraid of cold weather.” Russia is also set to expel British diplomats from Moscow.

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