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  1. Sep. 18, 2018UWaterloo welcomes the community to Reunion 2018

    The University of Waterloo will welcome alumni and members of the campus and broader communities this Saturday for Reunion 2018.

    A listing of all activities and events appears on the event website. Highlights of Reunion 2018 taking place at various locations on campus include:

  2. Sep. 14, 2018Expert Advisory – Who is responsible for destruction when hurricanes strike?

    With hurricane, Florence menacing the United States Atlantic coast with dangerous winds and the potential for historic flooding people in the hurricane's path have been asked to evacuate. 

    This extreme weather could have potentially damaging implications for the lives of those impacted as well as infrastructure, homes and the natural environment. The University of Waterloo has several experts available to speak on this topic.

    Jason Thistlethwaite – School of Environment, Enterprise and Development

  3. Sep. 12, 2018Voting for the losing side can affect your performance at work

    Companies should avoid scheduling important work tasks immediately following an election, according to a study from the University of Waterloo.

    Researchers discovered the outcome of a U.S. presidential election can affect employees’ engagement and performance at work — if they voted for the losing side. Although experts have long known that ongoing family issues and other stresses can affect the workplace, less is known about the effect of more discrete events.

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