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  1. Sept. 27, 2016University of Waterloo welcomes home alumni for Reunion 2016

    The University of Waterloo will host alumni, staff, faculty, students and members of the community on Saturday, October 1 in celebration of Reunion 2016

    Last year, more than 3,500 guests came to campus to revisit, reunite and relive UWaterloo for reunion celebrations. The Reunion 2016 events listed are family- and kid-friendly.

    Date: Saturday, Oct 1, 2016

    Time: Starts at 8:30 a.m.

    Location: Waterloo campus, 200 University Avenue W., Waterloo

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  2. Sept. 20, 2016Waterloo professor receives $3 million for battery research

    A Waterloo professor has received $3 million in funding to further his work into greener, cheaper more energy-efficient silicon-based batteries.

    Zhongwei Chen, Canada Research Chair in Advanced Materials for Clean Energy and a professor in Waterloo’s Department of Chemical Engineering, received the funding from Vancouver-based Newtech Power Inc. to co-develop a next-generation lithium-ion rechargeable battery that could be on the market within three or four years.

  3. Sept. 20, 2016University of Waterloo at United Nations to reveal progress on gender parity

    Feridun Hamdullahpur, president and vice-chancellor of the University of Waterloo, was at the United Nations with nine other university presidents to unveil the first-ever HeForShe IMPACT 10x10x10 University Parity Report (PDF).

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