News archive - April 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017

Brian Forrest wins Fields Institute Margaret Sinclair Memorial Award

Congratulations to Pure Mathematics Professor and Mathematics Faculty Teaching Fellow, Brian Forrest, for winning the Fields Institute Margaret Sinclair Memorial Award. This award recognizes an educator in Canada who has demonstrated innovation and excellence in mathematics education at any level. Brian was cited for his outstanding teaching at all levels, curricular development, and creation of the Masters of Mathematics for Teachers program. Earlier in the year, Brian was also awarded the MAA Seaway Section's Clarence F. Stephens Distinguished Teaching Award.

Monday, April 3, 2017

David McKinnon wins University of Waterloo Distinguished Teaching Award

Professor David McKinnon of the Pure Mathematics Department was one of four university faculty members to be awarded the University of Waterloo Distinguished Teaching Award for 2016-17. David is an amazing teacher, who receives glowing evaluations from his students in every course he teaches, from first year through the graduate program. Congratulations, David!