New book shows how Waterloo became a global innovation leader

Monday, December 7, 2015

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.

Date: Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Time:  3:30 to 5 p.m.

Location: Room 0101, Mike & Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre, University of Waterloo

Free event parking is available for members of the media. Claim your parking pass by confirming with media relations.

Media Contact:

Pamela Smyth
University of Waterloo
519-888-4777
www.uwaterloo.ca/news
@uWaterlooNews

Attention broadcasters: Waterloo has facilities to provide broadcast quality audio and video feeds with a double-ender studio. Please contact us to book. 

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