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Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Waterloo's 6,000 new students learn about campus at orientation

WATERLOO, Ont. (Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011) - Several thousand new students at the University of Waterloo will launch their academic careers next week with more than 100 events, including an inaugural invocation ceremony, designed to help them make a successful transition from high school to university.
Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Expert shares views on using geoengineering to limit climate change

WATERLOO, Ont (Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011) - An American expert on climate change will discuss the pros and cons of using solar geoengineering techniques that can potentially reduce global warming during a public talk at the University of Waterloo later this week.
Monday, August 29, 2011

Partners to build research centre for seniors at the University of Waterloo

WATERLOO, Ont. (Monday, Aug. 29, 2011) - An ambitious partnership involving the Ontario government, postsecondary sector and Schlegel Villages will develop a centre of excellence for research, training and innovation in senior health care and wellness at the University of Waterloo. The goal is to help Canada better prepare for an aging population.
Monday, August 8, 2011

Waterloo invites community to explore the night sky at star-gazing party

WATERLOO, Ont. (Monday, Aug. 8, 2011) - The University of Waterloo is inviting members of the public to participate in a star-gazing party on Friday, Aug. 12.

The free event, which runs from 8:15 p.m. until midnight, features presentations on meteors and astrophysics and offers visitors of all ages a chance to explore the night sky with telescopes and star charts.

Members from the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada and some of Waterloo’s astronomy faculty and students will also be on hand to answer any questions star-gazers may have.
Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Five University of Waterloo graduate students win Vanier Canada awards

WATERLOO, Ont. (Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011) - Five University of Waterloo graduate students today received Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships, prestigious awards that recognize top academic achievement and leaderships skills.

The national awards, announced during a ceremony at McMaster University, celebrate scholarly accomplishment in the social sciences and humanities, natural sciences and engineering, and health fields. The awards are valued at $50,000 annually for up to three years.
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