News for Teaching and learning

Thursday, January 14, 2021

New Biology Chair, Assistant Vice President of GSPA, and Associate Dean of Graduate Studies in Science Named

We are pleased to share some upcoming organizational changes with some leadership positions held by Science faculty members.

Monday, January 11, 2021

Q and A with the experts: Busting common myths about mRNA vaccines

The Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines have fueled both hope and falsehood. Here, Professor Kelly Grindrod debunks the most common myths she and her colleagues have heard about the new COVID-19 protection.

Monday, January 4, 2021

New Hallman Director begins term at Waterloo School of Pharmacy

Andrea Edginton

This month, Andrea Edginton (BSc and PhD, University of Guelph) begins her term as Hallman Director of the School of Pharmacy

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.

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Alumni Gold Medal Award Winner: Matthew James Schmitz BSc ’20 Biomedical Sciences

Matthew Schmitz in his convocation robe and hood

When asked about the Toronto Raptor’s 2nd round exit from the NBA finals last month, Matthew Schmitz sighs and his disappointment is tangible “I was worried about them playing the Celtics,” he admits, “I thought maybe it might be different playing in the bubble, but in the end they were just too tough. But they gave it a good shot.”