News archive - August 2021

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

In memory of a man who fought for racialized student’s opportunities

Herbert Fernando

In July 1965, Herbert Fernando, his professor wife Aggie and their two children – which quickly became three – departed Sri Lanka to embark on a new life in Waterloo.

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Keith Delaney receives 2021 Teaching Award

Keith Delaney teaching a student

Congratulations to Keith Delaney from the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences for receiving the 2021 Jane Lang Excellence in Earth and Environmental Sciences Teaching Award!

Monday, August 23, 2021

Bernard Duncker reappointed as Associate Vice-President, Interdisciplinary Research

Bernie Dunker

Bernard Duncker, Professor in the Department of Biology, has been reappointed as Associate Vice-President (AVP), Interdisciplinary Research, for a three-year term, starting on September 1, 2022. 

Friday, August 13, 2021

COVID-19 vaccination clinic closes at Waterloo’s Health Sciences Campus 

School of Pharmacy building with sign in front saying "Health Sciences Clinic"

Members of the University of Waterloo community from across campus supported the vaccine campaign at regional clinics like the Health Sciences Campus clinic 

The Health Sciences Campus (HSC) clinic will see its last patient today. Over 75,000 COVID-19 vaccinations were administered at the clinic, which was led by the Centre for Family Medicine and hosted in the University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy.  

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Faculty of Science researchers awarded funding for innovative and high-quality research and technology

Vivek Masheshwari, Dale Martin, Jenine McCutcheon, and Crystal Senko's headshots.

Establishing and supporting innovative research projects is an important priority for the University of Waterloo. The Canadian Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund has recognized four Faculty of Science researchers to embarking upon research or technology development that is innovative, high quality and meets international standards.