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  1. Oct. 19, 2017When new players learn slot-machine tricks, they avoid gambling addiction

    Novice gamblers who watched a short video about how slot machines disguise losses as wins have a better chance of avoiding gambling problems, according to new research.

    Slot machines present losses disguised as wins (LDWs) with celebratory music and flashing lights, even though players actually won less money than they bet. People can mistakenly believe that they are winning and continue paying to play.

  2. Oct. 18, 2017University of Waterloo holds 115th convocation this week

    The University of Waterloo will award four honorary doctorates when more than 2,300 students receive degrees at convocation ceremonies taking place this week.

    Other highlights of Waterloo's fall convocation will include:

    Friday, October 20, 10 a.m.

    Applied Health Sciences and Science

  3. Oct. 12, 2017Waterloo named Canada’s most innovative university for 26th consecutive year

    The University of Waterloo is Canada’s most innovative university, according to a reputational survey from Maclean’s magazine.

    Maclean’s annual ranking of Canadian universities, released today, also named Waterloo second for best overall, highest quality, and leaders of tomorrow out of the 49 universities surveyed.

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