Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Lennart Nacke receives CIHR funding for EXERGETIC: a gameful exercise project for physical and cognitive training

Elderly person using exercube

Lennart Nacke, Stratford Professor and Director of the HCI Games Group, was awarded $350,000 - to fund a research program aiming to develop innovative digital solutions that utilize exercise games (Exergames) to improve physical and cognitive functions - from

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Kyle Rowe, GBDA '21 Selected as Valedictorian, Faculty of Arts

2021 Valedictorians

Graduating from university is a significant achievement. Culminating years of dedication and hard work, convocation is a time for celebration — looking back with pride and looking forward with hope.

This milestone is even more meaningful for Waterloo’s undergraduate valedictorians, who, for their social and academic contributions, have been chosen by their peers to represent them at their respective graduation ceremonies. Read about Kyle's Waterloo journey below.

Faculty of Arts Valedictorian

Friday, March 19, 2021

What VR may add to a physical interaction

Person using VR headset and interacting with physical object like a tree, with screenshot of VR experience beside it.

Daniel Harley, professor at the Stratford School of Interaction Design and Business and Games Institute faculty member, co-authored “Playing by Ear: Designing for the Physical in a Sound-Based Virtual Reality Narrative” with Aneesh P. Tarun, Bonnie J. Stinson, Tudor Tibu, and Ali Mazalek.

Friday, October 23, 2020

Sim Purba, GBDA '20 Selected as Valedictorian, Faculty of Arts

Sim Purba looking at a camera in the Stratford School

Convocation is a time to celebrate a significant milestone. This year’s convocation celebrations may look a little different, but the role of the valedictorian remains the same — to represent the graduating class and address the students, families and supporters who will come together to recognize this important day. 

Valedictorians have been selected by their peers in recognition of their social and academic contributions to the Waterloo community. We are excited that Sim Purba, BGBDA '20 was selected for the Faculty of Arts.

Meet Sim Purba:

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Stratford School partners with Rogers, NHL, Intel, Sportsnet and Concept for Hackathon

Sportsnet Hockey Hack Powered by Rogers 5G, a collaboration of Sportnset, NHL, intel, Concept, GEDI, Waterloo Stratford School

Students have a unique opportunity to spend a week in November, hacking hockey and innovating with 5G technology.