International experts to gather in Waterloo for public conference on academic freedom and partnership agreements
WATERLOO, Ont. (Tuesday, August 28, 2012) - A distinguished group of Canadian and international experts will gather in Waterloo Sept. 6 for a public discussion of academic freedom in the context of university partnership agreements.
Co-hosted by the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University, in partnership with the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada, the Perspectives on Academic Freedom conference will feature speakers and panelists representing a range of viewpoints from the academic community in Canada and abroad.
WATERLOO, Ont. (Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012) - The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) has again named the University of Waterloo among the top 200 universities in the world. Waterloo's results place it seventh among 22 Canadian institutions.
Waterloo is within the 151-200 range of ranked institutions. After 100, the next 400 universities appear in groups, and not assigned a specific number.
* Implementation of graphic labels at 80% of the pack size front and back led to increased awareness of the risks of smoking *
* Ban on multiple brand presentations reduced smokers’ false beliefs that some cigarettes (e.g., “light” or “mild” cigarettes) are less harmful *
* Strong support for tobacco control policies among smokers*
Waterloo, Ont. (Friday, August 3, 2012) - The University of Waterloo today announced that TechTown, a 60,000 sq. ft. building located in the David Johnston Research + Technology Park, has been donated to the university.
TechTown is a multi-tenant professional services building which opened in January, 2007 on the north campus. The building provides services to the employees in the Park, the University of Waterloo and the local community including everything from health and wellness services to childcare. Services and amenities at TechTown will continue uninterrupted.