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Friday, July 16, 2021

Artificial Intelligence for fun: A mathematical physics student uses his AI skills to make people laugh

Parshant Utam using the Wombo app on his phone

A serious passion for physics was what drew Parshant Utam to study Mathematical Physics at the University of Waterloo. Little did he realize that the University’s entrepreneurial atmosphere would lead him to become a co-founder of viral smartphone app that is pure fun.

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Science and Business students provide impactful business consulting to science-based companies throughout the pandemic

An online photo through video conferencing showing WatSolve members wearing their blue shirts

Throughout the pandemic, students in the WatSolve Consulting Group have continued to provide support for small science companies to find their niche in the market, through management consulting. The University of Waterloo is well known for its experiential learning experiences, and the Science and Business program is no exception.

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

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Coop Student of the Year Awards Announced

Omar Hajjaj

Congratulations to Omar Hajjaj, a Biology student at the University of Waterloo, who has been awarded the Experiential and Work-Integrated Learning Ontario (EWO) Coop Student of the Year award! Omar has also won the Waterloo's Faculty of Science Coop Student of the Year Award, as well as named one of four University of Waterloo Co-op Problem Award winners for 2020!

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Blockchain systems offer solution to healthcare record management

The implementation of a blockchain-based system may resolve many of the challenges facing current electronic medical records for British Columbia patients. 

By integrating a blockchain encryption method that works with the current electronic medical record options already being used, patient information could be securely and efficiently passed between healthcare providers, without the need for paper records or faxes, according to researchers from the University of Waterloo.