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  1. Sept. 28, 2016Thomson Reuters and University of Waterloo to fuel innovation in data science, finance education

    Thomson Reuters and the University of Waterloo are joining forces to fuel breakthroughs in data science and develop the next generation of global entrepreneurial leaders. The wide-ranging collaboration is valued at over CAD $20 million over the next five years and will include:

  2. Sept. 27, 2016University of Waterloo welcomes home alumni for Reunion 2016

    The University of Waterloo will host alumni, staff, faculty, students and members of the community on Saturday, October 1 in celebration of Reunion 2016

    Last year, more than 3,500 guests came to campus to revisit, reunite and relive UWaterloo for reunion celebrations. The Reunion 2016 events listed are family- and kid-friendly.

    Date: Saturday, Oct 1, 2016

    Time: Starts at 8:30 a.m.

    Location: Waterloo campus, 200 University Avenue W., Waterloo


  3. Sept. 20, 2016Waterloo professor receives $3 million for battery research

    A Waterloo professor has received $3 million in funding to further his work into greener, cheaper more energy-efficient silicon-based batteries.

    Zhongwei Chen, Canada Research Chair in Advanced Materials for Clean Energy and a professor in Waterloo’s Department of Chemical Engineering, received the funding from Vancouver-based Newtech Power Inc. to co-develop a next-generation lithium-ion rechargeable battery that could be on the market within three or four years.

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