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News archive - 2013

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Happy Holidays from President Hamdullahpur

Feridun Hamdullahpur, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Waterloo, celebrates Waterloo’s 2013 achievements and thanks the University of Waterloo community for their contributions throughout the year.

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Welcoming Chris Hadfield to Campus

On December 3, 2013, the University of Waterloo officially welcomed renowned astronaut Chris Hadfield to the Warrior family. Hadfield was in town for a public lecture and book signing, but it was a preview of things to come for the Waterloo community.

Friday, November 29, 2013

Daily Bulletin article: Campaigns, connections, and community

(This article originally appeared in the November 29, 2013 issue of the Daily Bulletin)

First and foremost, congratulations to our entire campus on our successful United Way Campaign!

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

President Hamdullahpur, SEED, host resource development summit

President Hamdullahpur on Wednesday served as host of the "Towards Sustainable Partnerships: Canada's Aboriginal Communities and the Resources Sector" summit with the University of Waterloo School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED) in Toronto.

The goal of the event was to identify initiatives to build a more mutually beneficial relationship between Canada's aboriginal communities and primary industries.

Friday, November 1, 2013

President Hamdullahpur: “Happy Random Act of Kindness Day!”

Every year, the Waterloo and Kitchener area comes together under the leadership of The Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation (KWCF) to make our community a kinder, happier place. Random Act of Kindness Day, now in its sixth year, is an opportunity to connect with others and bring a smile to friends and strangers alike.
The KWCF is one of the University of Waterloo’s valued community partners, and a source of immense charitable and civic contributions to Kitchener and Waterloo areas.