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- July 27, 2017
It is with great sadness that the University of Waterloo confirms the death of one of our students today.
The Waterloo Regional Police Service confirmed the death of the student at Mackenzie King Village, one of the residences on campus. We have contacted the parents to offer our sincere condolences and support services.
We have been cooperating with local authorities on the investigation. At this point, we are not in a position to release the name of the student. We will commit to keeping members of our campus community updated with new information as we can.
- July 21, 2017
A biotechnology company that created a spray that helps farmers and growers protect crops from frost damage was among the big winners at the Velocity Fund Finals held today at the University of Waterloo. Velocity is a comprehensive entrepreneurship program at Waterloo.
- July 19, 2017
Canada’s current wetland protection efforts have overlooked how the environment naturally protects fresh-water resources from agricultural fertilizer contaminants, researchers from the University of Waterloo have found.
In a recent study, researchers at Waterloo’s Faculty of Science and Faculty of Engineering found that small wetlands have a more significant role to play than larger ones in preventing excess nutrients like nitrogen and phosphorus from fertilizer from reaching waterbodies such as the Great Lakes.