News archive - October 2020

Monday, October 26, 2020

New analysis shows a “wobble” in the ring around a black hole

Black hole image, showing a red and orange circle of light before it has crossed the event horizon

Avery Broderick talks about the latest Event Horizon Telescope work!

Saturday, October 24, 2020

Jake Malliaros: Our First virtual Convocation Host

Jake Malliaros

University Convocation is obviously a little different this year, given the limitations placed on social gatherings due to COVID-19 and the global pandemic. Still, the occasion warrants a celebration for its graduates, and this fall we’re pleased to offer a live, virtual reception to allow the Class of 2020 to share this important milestone with the Faculty, fellow graduates, friends and family.

Saturday, October 24, 2020

Meet Science's 2020 Valedictorian, Megan Thomas

Megan Thomas in a graduation rob and science hood

Megan Thomas (BSc ’20) has always been very interested in biology and the flexibility of Biomedical Science at Waterloo was attractive. Her decision was finalized when she visited the campus in her final year of high school and instantly felt a sense of community. She knew she’d be able to call this place home. 

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Governor General Silver Medal: Frank Corapi, BSc ‘20 Honours Physics and Astronomy, Co-op

Frank Corapi

Frank Corapi is happy to be back in Toronto, coming full circle after finishing his undergraduate degree in physics and astronomy at the University of Waterloo this past spring.