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Thursday, June 30, 2016

University of Waterloo’s Canada Day celebration to feature outstanding Canadian talent

Canada Day

The University of Waterloo will welcome about 60,000 guests when it hosts Waterloo region’s largest Canada Day celebration on Friday. In addition to the live outdoor concert featuring Canadian rock legends Trooper as the headlining act, there will be more than 20 local food vendors, a refreshing beer garden, and an exceptional roster of free children’s activities.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Nanotechnology and math deliver two-in-one punch for cancer therapy resistance

Artwork showing the two-in-one punch

Math, biology and nanotechnology are becoming strange, yet effective bed-fellows in the fight against cancer treatment resistance. Researchers at the University of Waterloo and Harvard Medical School have engineered a revolutionary new approach to cancer treatment that pits a lethal combination of drugs together into a single nanoparticle.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Developed in Waterloo, now orbiting in space

UWaterloo research team

A one-of-a-kind communications device developed by researchers at the University of Waterloo is now orbiting the Earth as a central component of a microsatellite launched in Sriharikota, India on Tuesday to test new technologies in space.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

University of Waterloo appoints Feridun Hamdullahpur to second term as president

Feridun Hamdullahpur

The Board of Governors has reappointed Feridun Hamdullahpur as president and vice-chancellor of the University of Waterloo for a second term, beginning July 1, 2017. He will serve in the role until June 30, 2021.

Saturday, June 18, 2016

University of Waterloo holds 112th convocation

More than 5,400 students received degrees as part of the University of Waterloo's 112th convocation, which took place this week. There were 4,467 undergraduate degrees and 966 graduate degrees handed out at ceremonies taking place over five days.

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