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.

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Stratford Resource Bins Founder Wins Arts Award for Excellence in Service

Kiera McMaster speaking with a student

Kiera McMaster, a recent graduate of the Global Business and Digital Arts program, is a recipient of this year's Arts Award for Excellence in Service. She’s been highly acknowledged and rewarded for her innovative, dedication and execution to the Resource Bins at University of Waterloo’s satellite campus in Stratford.

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

ALOHA From New York, GBDA Student Helps Advance Conversational AI Systems

Julia Sprague confrence standing beside project summary

ALOHA From New York, GBDA Student Helps Advance Conversational AI Systems

Global Business and Digital Arts student Julia Sprague, alongside her Computation Health and Informatics Lab (CHIL) team, recently celebrated the publication of their paper, “ALOHA: Artificial Learning of Human Attributes for Dialogue Agents.” Led by Professor Jesse Hoey, the team’s paper was published in Google Scholar and accepted to the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) conference in New York, where the group presented their findings in February.
Friday, May 15, 2020

To the Class of 2020

Professor with Instagram filter over face

To the Class of 2020

Since we couldn't send you off in person – here are our parting words for you, GBDA Class of 2020

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