Global View

Waterloo is changing the world. This institution is no ivory tower, isolated from the outside. Waterloo is committed to building a better world through innovation, research with broad societal impact, and a network of connections that span disciplines, countries and continents. 

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Smart antennas could “make the world a better place”

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Low-cost antennas may one day bring Internet connectivity to billions of people in developing countries

Chinese New Year decorative lantern

Welcoming the Year of the Rooster

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An array of festivities to celebrate the new year

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Celebrating 60 years of innovation

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From 74 engineering students in 1957 to 198,000 alumni six decades later

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Wishing you a healthy holiday season

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Waterloo's Faculty of Applied Health Sciences launches year-end video with highlights from 2016

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New Gecko Gripper can be used in manufacturing and medicine

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Waterloo engineers used the gecko for inspiration when inventing a device that can handle the delicate silicon wafers in electronics

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Join us as we look 60 years into the future

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The University of Waterloo celebrates 60 years of innovation in 2017

Katarina Ilic, co-founder of Voltera

A woman engineer: What December 6 means to me

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Award-winning startup co-founder and Waterloo engineering grad Katarina Ilic reflects on the harm extreme prejudice causes in society

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December 6: Remembering the women killed in the Montreal Massacre

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Campus holds a vigil to honour the 14 women killed at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal, and all victims of gendered violence

Philosophy Professor Heather Douglas

Closing the gap between science and society

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Waterloo Philosophy Professor Heather Douglas has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

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Unlocking your hidden potential

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In the Fall 2016 issue of Waterloo Magazine: How a campus in perpetual motion evolved, became a rich source of workplace research and learned to embrace failure

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