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Friday, January 19, 2018

St. Joe's hires "co-op army" to become leader in digital healthcare

St. Joseph's Hospital, Hamilton.

When your supervisor tells you to hire 60 co-op students for the fall 2017 term, what goes through your mind? That's exactly what happened to Waterloo alumna Chelsea King. She was given the job of recruiting co-op students for a major digital upgrade at St. Joe's Hospital.

Monday, October 23, 2017

Science welcomes newest class of alumni at 115th Convocation Ceremony

Table of cupcakes in shape of flask for Science and person with barbell for AHS.

Last week, the Faculty of Science welcomed its newest class of alumni at the 115th Convocation ceremony, which included 314 undergraduate, 62 master's, 22 doctoral, 1 Doctor of Optometry and 128 Doctor of Pharmacy students.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Science and Business: Bringing skills that keep Waterloop on track

Waterloop design team members.

Elon Musk’s SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition, has produced 24 finalists, including the University of Waterloo’s Team Waterloop, the only all-Canadian university team with a working pod.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Science entrepreneurs dominate 2017 Spring Velocity Fund Finals

Spring 2017 Velocity Fund Final $25,000 competition winners with large cheques.

Crop frost protection, skills marketplace and wearable oxygen devices were just some of the winning Science innovations at the Spring 2017 Velocity Fund Finals today. Science entrepreneurs and Velocity Science companies won a total of $85,000 in funding.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Science entrepreneurs to compete at the 2017 Spring Velocity Fund Finals

Cartoon of a figure pitching to an audience.

Seven Science entrepreneurs and companies will be competing for $125,000 at the Spring Velocity Fund Final on Thursday.