News for Future undergraduate students

Thursday, August 4, 2022

Velocity Science returns to campus and is ready to advance the growth of science-based startups

Two males in suits standing in front of the Vena Medical booth.

Global advancements in sciences, together with digital transformation, continue to accelerate innovation, significantly impacting all sectors of the economy. Velocity Science companies lead the way, helping thousands of patients, combating production shortages, and solving accessibility issues and sustainability for long-term solutions.

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

An app for visualizing chemistry

A phone showing an amino acid in artificial reality when pointed at an image of an atom

In the field of chemistry, one challenge that students commonly encounter is difficulty visualizing molecules, their arrangements and relationship between atoms in space. While there are some tools already being used to address this difficulty, they each have some disadvantages as well. Molecular model kits are bulky, expensive, require students to spend valuable time building each molecule, and are also limited by the number of pieces in the set.

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.

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Meet Waterloo Science’s 2020 Schulich Leader

Tara Ferguson

A group of exceptionally talented incoming students are making their way to Waterloo with a prestigious scholarship in tow.

Thanks to a $100+ million investment by businessman and philanthropist Seymour Schulich, Waterloo has more than doubled its recipient pool from previous years allowing selected students pursuing STEM to begin their post-secondary careers with an extra $80,000 or $100,000.

Out of a selection of more than 300,000 potential candidates across Canada, 1,500 high school students are nominated annually, of which 100 received this celebrated award.

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

WatSolve hosts business professional development workshop

Group photo of all WatSolve members

WatSolve held a LinkedIn Learning Workshop for Waterloo students this past January. The professional development workshop was hosted in partnership with CECA.