News for Current students

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Adding speed to COVID-testing

COVID-19 virus amongst red blood cells

A twenty-minute saliva-based COVID-19 test may be coming soon to a pharmacy near you, thanks to researchers at the University of Waterloo.

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Preparing the next generation of Green Collar Professionals

Headshot of Andrew Cahill standing in front of a brick wall

Alumni Profile: Andrew Cahill, BSc ’14

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Okey Igboeli named next Director of the Science and Business Program

Okey Igboeli

The Faculty of Science is pleased to announce that Professor Okey Igboeli will be our next Director in the Science and Business Program, effective July 1, 2021.

Friday, April 9, 2021

The origin of water on planets in our universe

Star Forming region NGC_7129, a cloud of pink and green gas with balls of bright light inside. Stars around the outside

Water is essential for life as we know it – water makes up around 70% of the human body, covers about 70% of the planet Earth, has been found in the far reaches of our universe, and is at the centre of our search for habitable planets around other stars.

Monday, April 5, 2021

HackRx with us: students across Canada invited to pharmacy and technology hackathon

Smiling students on a Zoom call

University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy and University of Toronto pharmacy students are partnering to deliver one of Canada’s first pharmacy and technology focused hackathons.

Health and technology are destined to work together. The pandemic has only accelerated the speed of this collaboration, with many health-care workers turning to technology-enabled means of delivering services.