Tuesday, October 8, 2019

New Global Experience Course Pairs Science and Entrepreneurship in Israeli Setting

SCI 230 class in Israel

Walking the streets of Jerusalem, swimming in the Dead Sea, and visiting the Holocaust memorial museum Yad Vashem are not the typical types of experiences that come to mind when imagining an undergraduate business class. Yet these are some of the highlights of the new SCI 230 class offered through the Faculty of Science.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Dr. Kashif Memon honoured at the Volunteer Impact Awards

Dr. Kashif Memon honoured at the Volunteer Impact Awards

Kashif Memom, Academic Advisor, Science and Business was recently honoured at the Volunteer Action Centre's 14th annual Volunteer Impact Awards celebration for his mentorship and his community involvement. The citation reads "A highly respected advisor and lecturer in the Faculty of Science at the University of Waterloo, Kashif has impacted the lives of approximately 3000 students since 2005," says the award citation. "Receiving numerous awards for teaching and mentorship, he has achieved highest coop placement and highest employment levels among programs in his faculty.

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Congratulations Dr. Kashif Memon!

Science and Business students surround Kashif Memon who holds a card with a student and program director Jean Richardson.

The Science and Business community would like to congratulate our very own Dr. Kashif Memon for receiving his PhD in Education from the University of Western Ontario.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Science and Business student Manav Kainth wins People's Choice Award

A man, Manav Kainth and Tania Del Matto hold a large yellow congratulatory sign.

This term, Manav Kainth, a 3B student in Science and Business (non-specialized) chose to live at GreenHouse - a social innovation incubator located in St. Paul's University College.  GreenHouse provides students with the resources to launch a social venture or initiative - which includes weekly mentorship, a supportive community, a professional network and available funding. Each term, there is the Social Impact Showcase, where a handful of students present their idea to a public audience for support.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

WatSolve team wins Fusion Conference case competition

Winners from the Fusion case competition holding a large blue cheque.

Three delegates represented the WatSolve Consulting Group, a pro-bono student-based consulting group within the University of Waterloo’s Science and Business Program, at this year’s Fusion Case Conference. The team tied for first place, receiving a $1,500 cash prize.

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