News for Alumni

Friday, June 21, 2019

Professor Donna Strickland awarded CAE Honorary Fellowship

Donna Strickland.

As its highest honour, the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) maybestow the title of “Honorary Fellow” on any individual who has made anoutstanding contribution to the profession of engineering in Canada, another country or globally. This honour is bestowed on an individual for contributions well above what is expected for a Fellow of the Academy. The Board of the CAE has recently awarded University of Waterloo Professor Donna Strickland with Honorary Fellowship in the CAE.

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Getting Convocation down to a Science: Celebrating the 118th Convocation

118th Convocation

The Faculty of Science held it's 118th Convocation ceremonies today to celebrate the achievements of two honorary degree recipients, 847 undergraduate, 57 Master's, and 25 PhD students. 

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Alumnus Kaitlin Bynkoski recieves 2018 Pharmacy Alumni Achievement Award

Kaitlin Bynkoski

Kaitlin Bynkoski (BScPhm ’13, PharmD ’17) graduated from the University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy in 2013, receiving the honour of the Ontario Pharmacists Association Student of the Year Award. In 2017, she earned her PharmD from Waterloo Pharmacy through the PharmD bridging program.

Friday, March 29, 2019

Physics is poetry

John Caranci

Beyond a rewarding career as a physics teacher, John Caranci (BSc ’72) makes his mark through creative writing.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

New quantum sensor could improve cancer treatment

Michael Reimer sitting behind a table of optics

A new quantum sensor developed by Waterloo researchers has proven it can outperform existing technologies and promises significant advancements in long-range 3D imaging and monitoring the success of cancer treatments.