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  1. Oct. 26, 2016Waterloo named Canada’s most innovative university for 25th consecutive year

    The University of Waterloo has been the most innovative university in Canada every year for the past quarter-century, according to Maclean’s magazine. The survey has named Waterloo Canada’s most innovative university every year since the ranking began to measure it.

    The Maclean’s annual ranking of Canadian universities, released today, also named Waterloo second in the Best Overall category. Waterloo also moved up to third place in Highest Quality and Leaders of Tomorrow.

  2. Oct. 25, 2016Study finds children’s eyesight worsening sooner than previous generations

    Spending one additional hour per week outdoors significantly lowers odds of nearsightedness

    New research from the University of Waterloo’s School of Optometry and Vision Science and CNIB found nearsightedness in children increases drastically from Grade 1 to Grade 8, with almost a third of the cases going undiagnosed and uncor

  3. Oct. 22, 2016University of Waterloo completes 113th convocation

    More than 2,200 students received degrees as part of the University of Waterloo’s 113th convocation, which took place this week. There were 1,279 undergraduate degrees and 970 graduate degrees conferred.

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