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  1. Nov. 14, 2018Waterloo programmers earn top spots in programming competition

    Four teams of programmers from the University of Waterloo swept the top spots at an Association for Computing Machinery regional International Collegiate Programming Competition (ICPC) over the weekend. 

  2. Nov. 14, 2018Carbon emissions will start to dictate stock prices

    Companies that fail to curb their carbon output may eventually face the consequences of asset devaluation and stock price depreciation, according to a new study out of the University of Waterloo.

    The researchers further determined that the failure of companies within the emission-intensive sector to take carbon reduction actions could start negatively impacting the general stock market in as little as 10 years’ time.

  3. Nov. 13, 2018Nationality likely a key factor in life-and-death decisions

    People making decisions about life-and-death situations consider individuals’ nationalities when deciding who should be sacrificed to save others, according to a study out of the University of Waterloo.

    Examining how we think and come to a decision in a moral dilemma, the study concluded that most people think of group members who share the same nationality as replaceable, making any of those members equally expendable within their research scenario.

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