News archive - October 2014

Friday, October 31, 2014

Maclean’s ranks University of Waterloo Best Overall in Canada

Maclean's University Rankings issue cover

The University of Waterloo was ranked Best Overall University in Canada as well as the one most likely to produce Leaders of Tomorrow by the Maclean’s 2015 University Rankings issue, released this week.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

20th Annual Science Open House sparks science discovery

20th Annual Science Open House pumpkin display

On Saturday, October 25th, the University of Waterloo’s 20th Annual Science Open House welcomed over 1500 visitors from the local community for a day of engaging science discovery.

Friday, October 24, 2014

University of Waterloo holds 109th convocation

Alain Aspect addressing convocation

On Friday, the University of Waterloo held its 109th Convocation ceremony for students in the Faculties of Science and Applied Health Sciences.

A total of 338 science students walked across the convocation stage to receive their diplomas. Among them, 252 Bachelor degrees, 65 Master degrees and 21 PhDs were conferred.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A nano solution to a global problem

Shirley Tang

It’s about the size of a smooth stone you could tuck into a pocket. Someday it might knock down a Goliath of a problem.

Friday, October 17, 2014

UWaterloo startups named Canadian finalists for James Dyson Award

Suncayr team in Velocity Science Lab

UWaterloo startups Suncayr and EyeCheck are the only Canadian finalists among the Top 20 projects in running for the 2014 James Dyson Award to be announced next month.