News for Science and Business

Friday, February 24, 2023

Inspiring our youth, advancing society

The Young Eye filming an interview

Darren Harry Baine is a University of Waterloo undergrad and entrepreneur passionate about inspiring youth to think beyond themselves and create initiatives that advance society.

Monday, November 21, 2022

Science companies shine at social innovation showcase

Group photo of participants at the Social Impact Showcase.

Each term, GreenHouse hosts the Social Impact Showcase to celebrate the amazing work on students in our community. Last week, thirteen teams pitched their ideas of social and environmental change and eight were awarded funding, including Science-led MycoNutrients and HUBour.

Thursday, November 3, 2022

Waterloo faculty and alumni among Canada’s 2022 most powerful women

Collage of WXM's Top 100 most powerful women for 2022.

Three Waterloo scientists have been named among the top 100 most powerful women in Canada. Eleven leaders in education, business and community who have ties to the University of Waterloo are named among the 100 most powerful women in Canada. The annual rankings were released today by the Women’s Executive Network.

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Inspiring personal and professional growth

Dave Wilkin holding a laptop while Elliott Garcea types.

The company well-known by university students and professionals for its unique approach to networking and mentorship is breaking new ground. The Waterloo alumni-founded company 10KC takes in $75 million investment to expand its offerings.

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Science and Business student's passion to help youth of Uganda leads him to create his own foundation

Darren in classroom with nursery children sitting on the floor.

An end of year project, sparked Science and Business 2B student Darren Harry Baine's passion to help youth in his home country of Uganda. His drive to create change and be part of the solution led him to create a non-profit foundation and an youth-focused YouTube series before joining Waterloo.