News for Future students

Thursday, February 25, 2021

UWaterloo’s optometry clinic prioritizes staff and patient safety with participation in COVID-19 rapid test pilot program

Dr. Stanberry receives a Panbio test in the Optometry Clinics

One of the most challenging parts of a taking a COVID-19 test is how long it can take to get results.

Monday, February 8, 2021

Waterloo Scientist featured on CBC Quirks and Quarks radio show

Jenine McCutcheon

Last Friday, Professor Jenine McCutcheon from Earth and Environmental Sciences was featured on

Friday, February 5, 2021

Chemistry professor wins national award for advances in polymer science

Jean Duhamel

Congratulations to Professor Jean Duhamel of the Department of Chemistry, who was awarded the 2021 Macromolecular Science and Engineering Award by the Chemical Institute of Canada. The award is presented to an individual who “has made a distinguished contribution to macromolecular science or engineering.

Friday, January 29, 2021

Nandita Basu selected for sustainability leadership program

Nandita Basu

A professor at Waterloo Science has been named a fellow of an international organization that fosters leadership and collaboration among leading environmental researchers.

Thursday, January 28, 2021

When going home wasn’t an option

Divya sitting at a computer chatting with family on a video call

Every four months. That’s how often Divya, a fourth-year Science and Business student, went home to Qatar to visit her family. Yet, in March of 2020, that option became impossible. COVID-19 had hit the globe, shutting down airports and bringing international travel to a grinding halt.