News archive - June 2017

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Co-op student in Fort McMurray explores Alberta's expanded pharmacy scope

Chris Voss

7 hours north of Calgary, the northern lights are easily visible in Fort McMurray

In Canada, Alberta is looked on as the leading province for pharmacy practice. All Albertan pharmacists can order lab tests and initiate therapy for minor ailments, and those with additional authorization can prescribe independently for most prescription-requiring drugs. These are all services Ontario pharmacists can’t provide.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Welcoming microbiologists from across Canada

The poster session at the 2017 Canadian Society of Microbiologists conference.

Last week, the University of Waterloo hosted the 67th annual Canadian Society of Microbiologists (CSM) conference.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Aviation professor named Top 20 Under 40

Suzanne Kearns

Renowned aviation academic Suzanne Kearns, has been named to WINGS and Helicopters Magazine’s Top 20 Under 40; a list that includes 2017’s finest young leaders in the aviation and aerospace

Thursday, June 15, 2017

More than 900 Science graduates cross the stage at the 114th convocation ceremonies

60th Anniversary Waterloo cupcakes

The Faculty of Science held its 114th Convocation ceremonies yesterday to celebrate the achievements of two honorary degree recipients, four highly distinguished honorees and 920 graduating students. Among them, 837 Bachelor degrees, 50 Master degrees and 33 Doctoral degrees were conferred.

Morning ceremony

Thursday, June 15, 2017

New pharmacy grad will explore global health

Heidi Fernandes.

Heidi Fernandes was inspired after helping to establish medical clinics in an impoverished community in Peru.

Ever since she travelled to Brazil on vacation, pharmacy student Heidi Fernandes has had a passion for global health. After graduation, she’ll be putting that passion into action.