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Monday, December 21, 2015

Winterloo: Easing homesickness for students during the holidays

Winter loo 2014

Media are invited to attend Winterloo, a series of events that brings together University of Waterloo students who can’t make it home for the holidays, as well as those who would regularly spend this time in the region.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

University of Waterloo recognized for leadership and talent development

The University of Waterloo's innovative model of education received recognition today for its blend of hands-on learning, entrepreneurship, scholarship and professional training.

The Faculty of Engineering and Department of Co-operative Education & Career Action at the University of Waterloo were presented with the Creative Destruction Lab's Labour award today for their contribution to Canada’s economic development and leadership in developing talent in demand globally.  Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) is part of the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management. 

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Study finds that aging warps our perception of time

Much like trying to watch a video with the audio out of synch, older adults may have difficulty combining the stimuli they see and hear, and it could have implications for rapid decision-making tasks such as driving, according to new research.

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Access to the Internet makes us less willing to say we know things

People are less willing to rely on their knowledge and say they know something when they have access to the Internet, suggesting that our connection to the web is affecting how we think.

Monday, December 7, 2015

New book shows how Waterloo became a global innovation leader

At the launch of his new book, Innovation and Entrepreneurship are in the Waterloo Genome, Kenneth McLaughlin, distinguished professor emeritus at the University of Waterloo, will tell the behind-the-scenes story of how the University disrupted post-secondary education.

Students, faculty, staff, alumni and the community are invited to join McLaughlin for an engaging dialogue and discussion. The new book explores pivotal moments in the history of the University — from its entrepreneurial beginnings to its position as Canada’s leading innovation university.

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