News archive - 2018

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.

Monday, April 16, 2018

Science and Business students explore the impact of AI in the clinical diagnostic process

Capstone group photo with supervisors and special guest Dr. Maura Grossman.

Breast cancer is one of the most commonly misdiagnosed types of cancer, but what if there was a way to decrease the odds of misdiagnosis? As part of the first-ever Science and Business Capstone project, four students proposed a way to implement artificial intelligence (AI) in the diagnosis process that can help assist doctors in making the right call.

Friday, January 19, 2018

St. Joe's hires "co-op army" to become leader in digital healthcare

St. Joseph's Hospital, Hamilton.

When your supervisor tells you to hire 60 co-op students for the fall 2017 term, what goes through your mind?

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