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Monday, November 28, 2016

Catching up with Velocity Fund $25K Winner, Salient Energy

Salient Energy team with large cheques

This past July, Velocity hosted the Spring 2016 Velocity Fund Finals (VFF), a pitch competition that awards $125,000 in grants each term, to help early stage startups build their business. We caught up with one of the $25K winners, Salient Energy, for a post-VFF update. 

Monday, November 28, 2016

Helping healthcare students care for transgender patients

iStock image of two female healthcare professionals talking about what's on a computer screen.

Waterloo Pharmacy and McMaster Medicine launch an online education program to help healthcare students provide good care to transgender patients

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Catching up with Velocity Fund $25K Winner, UpGrain

UpGrain founders with large cheque

This past July, Velocity hosted the Spring 2016 Velocity Fund Finals (VFF), a pitch competition that awards $125,000 in grants each term, to help early stage startups build their business. We caught up with Velocity Science company UpGrain Inc. for a post-VFF update. 

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Tegan Odland receives the UW Retirees' Scholarship

Tegan Odland

From humble beginnings in Enchant, Alberta, Tegan Odland had her sights set on big dreams. Tegan made the trek to visit and tour the university campus. It felt like home and confirmed her desire to attend Waterloo.

Tegan, an Honours Science student, instantly knew that Waterloo was where she would lay down roots and pursue her goal of becoming a pharmacist.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Waterloo Pharmacy hosts public lecture on opioid crisis

Waterloo's School of Pharmacy opens its 2016 pubic lecture on the opioid crisis.

On November 10, the School of Pharmacy, part of the University of Waterloo's Faculty of Science, opened its doors welcoming over 100 local residents to the School’s annual Public Lecture.