News archive - November 2018

Friday, November 30, 2018

Doctor and the dragon: Entrepreneurs provide advice and inspiration for building vision care careers

Arlene Dickinson speaks to an audience.

On November 26th more than 200 students, staff and faculty at the School of Optometry and Vision Science gathered for an evening full of practical career advice mixed with inspiration, offered by two of the industry’s key influencers.

Friday, November 30, 2018

A fitting send-off for Waterloo's first Nobel Prize winner

A group photo of attendees with Donna Strickland and the UW President holding a Congratulations Donna banner.

Yesterday, there was a lively, celebratory energy in the air as hundreds of students, faculty and staff gathered in the Science Teaching Complex to give Professor Donna Strickland a warm send-off celebration before she heads off to Sweden to accept the Nobel Prize in Physics.

Thursday, November 22, 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.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Celebrating the Celebration 2017 Legacy Project

Areial view of the new legacy project in the arts quad

The Celebration 2017 Legacy Project has been implemented in the arts quad, bringing the design initiative to a close.

Celebration 2017 was a student competition to design the space as a legacy to the University’s 60th anniversary year. On Saturday, November 3 the completed winning concept was celebrated in the Arts Quad and enjoyed by the campus community.

Monday, November 19, 2018

Waterloo scientist wins Nobel Prize in Physics - A Review

Donna Strickland sitting at a table of optics in her lab.

Professor Donna Strickland helped revolutionize laser physics, becoming the third woman in history to win the prestigious physics prize.