WATERLOO, Ont. (Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010) - Innovative mathematician John Mighton, who founded Junior Undiscovered Math Prodigies (JUMP), will discuss the importance of recognizing the potential for intellectual achievement during a prestigious public lecture at the University of Waterloo next week.
WATERLOO, Ont. (Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010) - The University of Waterloo is announcing the date for a rescheduled meet-the-author event featuring Christie Blatchford. The Globe and Mail columnist will deliver the talk that was postponed on Friday, Nov. 12, when she was invited to discuss her new book Helpless: Caledonia's Nightmare of Fear and Anarchy, and How the Law Failed All of Us.
WATERLOO, Ont. (Monday, Nov. 22, 2010) - Four top researchers at the University of Waterloo will give presentations at a two-day conference in Toronto marking the first decade of the Canada Research Chairs program, a key part of the federal government's strategy to position the country as an international leader in research and development.
WATERLOO, Ont. (Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010) - The 50th anniversary of the laser will be celebrated at the University of Waterloo with a free public lecture next week.
The laser has transformed the way we live and is considered to be one of the greatest inventions of the 20th century. Donna Strickland, a professor of physics and astronomy, will explore how the laser works and its impact on society during a talk entitled The Laser Turns 50.
WATERLOO, Ont. (Monday, Nov. 15, 2010) - Harry … Hogwarts ... Just mentioning these names transports millions of us vividly into the mind and world of Harry Potter, especially with a new movie, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1, due for release on Friday.
Good teachers have always known that stories engage students in a way that facts and figures rarely do.