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Marlena Books: bridging the gap between a love of reading and dementia

Rachel reading to her grandmother

Rachel reading to her grandmother

Seeing an opportunity and seizing it is one of the first steps to creating a successful entrepreneurial venture. For Rachel Thompson, a graduate from the faculty of Applied Health Sciences and alumna of St. Paul's GreenHouse, her leap into entrepreneurship began when her grandmother, a lover of books, was diagnosed with dementia.

Innovative startup to make a difference for bedridden patients

Curatio Team

Pressure ulcers, better known as, bedsores, are the number one hospital-induced illness. The problem affects a quarter of all patients in North America, and contributes to nearly 60,000 deaths every year.

Recent alumna sets out to change the game

Laura Morrison on the Social Impact Showcase stage

Laura Morrison has long been passionate about preventing sexual assault and challenging rape culture. Over the last couple of years, the Recreation and Leisure Studies student (now alumna), set out to raise awareness and explore ways to prevent sexual violence in athletic organizations.

Exercising body and mind

Is more exercise one of your New Year's resolutions? A third-year student is bringing a solution to campus to give students more time, better grades, and keep you healthy all at the same time.

It takes a village

From left to right: Fardeen Khan, Alisha Karmali, Shafaq Zakir and Katerina Szkolka. Not pictured: Osama Sidat

A UWaterloo startup is on their way to winning a million-dollar prize one step at a time with the support of the UWaterloo community.

Environmental passions flowing freely

Water, water everywhere - or is it? A second-year Environment and Business student is turning her passion into action by installing water meters on campus in an effort to reduce water consumption.

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