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  1. May 23, 2018Activist and survivor of Hiroshima bombing among honourees at Waterloo’s convocation

    A leading figure in the organization that won the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize will be among the recipients of honorary doctorates at the University of Waterloo’s convocation next month.  Close to 5,800 students will receive their degrees at 12 different ceremonies.

  2. May 22, 2018Kids show adult-like intuition about ownership

    Children as young as age three are able to make judgements about who owns an object based on its location, according to a study from the University of Waterloo. 

    The findings also show that children can sense an item’s ownership without seeing someone interact with it. They intuitively know who owns an item, even if their parents have not pointed that out to them. 

  3. May 17, 2018Climate change broadens threat of emerald ash borer

    More Canadian cities will experience damage from the emerald ash borer than previously thought. As a result of climate change and fewer days of extreme cold, the beetle may eat its way further north than originally estimated.

    Kim Cuddington, a professor of biology at the University of Waterloo, led the team that produced a probability map for North America showing where the emerald ash borer is likely to kill trees.

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