News archive - January 2018

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? That's exactly what happened to Waterloo alumna Chelsea King. She was given the job of recruiting co-op students for a major digital upgrade at St. Joe's Hospital.

Monday, January 15, 2018

University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy celebrates turning 10

Dave Edwards and 3 students smiling with Bold Start and Bright Future signs.

On January 7 2008, the University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy ran its first class. The School had 90 students, six faculty members, and only a handful of staff.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Co-op student embraces work terms in the North

Students on a mining site.

Co-op students who consider travelling for their work terms often picture themselves in a warm and sunny location. That wasn’t the case for University of Waterloo Biology alumnus Andrew Vermeer (BSc ’12), who decided to venture up to Nunavut’s Baffin Island.

Monday, January 8, 2018

School of Pharmacy welcomes Rx2021 at White Coat Ceremony

School of Pharmacy's Class of Rx2021 at the White Coat Ceremony.

On January 6, the University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy welcomed friends and family to celebrate Rx2021, the newest class of pharmacy students.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Physicist Ray Laflamme appointed to Order of Canada

Prof. Ray Laflamme

Waterloo physicist Raymond Laflamme has been appointed to the Order of Canada for his significant scientific and leadership contributions to the country.