News for Teaching and learning

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

2022 Co-op Student of the Year Award goes to Pharmacy Student Camille Huo

Faculty of Science Co-op Student of the  Year Award Winner Camille Huo

Camille was recognized for her outstanding work term contributions and supporting the vaccination campaign

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Two science students recognized for exceptional teaching

Urja Nandivada and Justin Shmordok

The Amit & Meena Chakma Awards for Exceptional Teaching by a Student recognize up to four students from across the University of Waterloo for excellence in teaching of all kinds (e.g., teaching assistant, laboratory demonstrator, sessional lecturer) by registered students.

This year, two of the four winners were from the Faculty of Science.

Urja Nandivada, Physics and Astronomy

Friday, January 21, 2022

Commending Professor Mark Servos’ efforts to track the spread of COVID-19

Mark Servos and a grad student on a boat

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Professor Mark Servos has been working tirelessly to contribute towards our understanding of COVID-19, leading wastewater testing efforts locally and across Canada. His research has recently been highlighted in the media as wastewater surveillance becomes a significant tool in our community’s efforts to track the spread of COVID-19, and his efforts are being recognized with a Minister of Colleges and Universities' Awards of Excellence.

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Two Waterloo Physicists win awards from the Canadian Association of Physicists

Richard Epp and Roger Melko

Congratulations to Professor Richard Epp for being awarded the 2021 CAP Medal for Excellence in Teaching Undergraduate Physics, and to Professor Roger Melko for being awarded the 2021 CAP/DCMMP Brockhouse Medal.