WATERLOO, Ont. (Monday, Sept. 27, 2010) - Joe MacInnis, a renowned deep-sea explorer and researcher, will share his insights into the catastrophic BP oil spill and its impact during a public talk this week at the University of Waterloo.
MacInnis, who was the first man to dive beneath the North Pole, will deliver this year's TD Canada Trust Walter Bean Lecture, entitled Oilstorm: Leadership Lessons from the Gulf of Mexico. It will be held Thursday, Sept. 30 at 4 p.m. in the Humanities Theatre, located in the J.G. Hagey Hall of the Humanities.
WATERLOO, Ont. (Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010) - The University of Waterloo will hold a special convocation next week to honour A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, a highly regarded space engineer and former president of India.
On Monday, Sept. 27, 2010 at 11 a.m., Waterloo will award Kalam with an honorary doctor of engineering degree during a ceremony in the Humanities Theatre, located in the J.G. Hagey Hall of the Humanities.
A notable aeronautical engineer, Kalam is widely regarded as one of India's greatest presidents and popularly known as the People's President.
WATERLOO, Ont. (Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010) - The founder of DALSA Corp., an international leader in high performance digital imaging and semiconductors, has donated $3 million to the faculty of engineering's Vision 2010 Campaign at the University of Waterloo.
WATERLOO, Ont. (Monday, Sept. 20, 2010) - The University of Waterloo is inviting the local community to help celebrate Homecoming 2010 with a barbecue on Friday, Sept. 24 and a series of activities on Saturday, Sept. 25.
"You don’t have to be a Waterloo grad to enjoy Homecoming,” said alumni officer Chantel Franklin. “This is a great event, especially for families with young children. There’s plenty to see and do, and most of our activities are free.”