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Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Here's how I cracked Roll up the Rim and won (almost) every time

Tim Hortons roll-up-the-rim cup and win tabs
A statistics professor used his expertise in calculating probabilities to come up with a 98 winning percentage for Tim Hortons popular Roll up the Rim contest.
Monday, April 6, 2020

Yilin Chen wins 2020 Huawei Prize for Best Research Paper

Statistics and Actuarial Science PhD candidate Yilin Chen is one of two students to claim the 2020 Huawei Prize for Best Research paper by a Mathematics Graduate Student. The $4,000 prize affirms the value of Chen’s efforts to establish a framework for analyzing nonprobability survey samples in her winning paper: Doubly Robust Interference with Nonprobability Survey Samples.

Friday, January 10, 2020

Waterloo startup aims to revolutionize food delivery industry

Gooloo co-founder Yuqian Li pitches at the Concept 5K final

They won’t graduate until next spring, but their startup has already taken flight.

The five founders of Gooloo recently earned a spot in the University of Waterloo’s Concept $5K Finals, where they explained their business model to a panel of judges alongside nine other student teams.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Graduate studies: a consistent model for success

Students working on a blackboard

Four graduate students were awarded a departmental research presentation award by the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, but that's not all they have in common. They all came to Waterloo because they knew of the excellence of the Statistics programs, research, and professors. Their backgrounds vary, as do their research areas, but they have all had a great experience.

Friday, August 2, 2019

Waterloo READI-ly helping Indonesia meet its actuarial needs

Actuarial Students in Indonesia

The University of Waterloo, which is among the top universities in the world for actuarial science and number one in co-operative learning, has combined these two things to help build a stronger insurance and pension industry in Indonesia.

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