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An Evening with Author Benedict Wells
German-Swiss author Benedict Wells has been making a name for himself with novels such as Becks letzter Sommer from 2008 (also a film starring Christian Ulmen) and Vom Ende der Einsamkeit from 2016.
Wells will be reading in both German and English, and there will be an opportunity to ask questions of the author.
Hosted by Waterloo Engineering, the Waterloo High School Electric Vehicle (EV) Challenge encourages students to design and test their own electric car in an annual endurance competition. Hosted by Waterloo Engineering, the Waterloo High School Electric Vehicle (EV) Challenge encourages students to design and test their own electric car in an annual endurance competition.
J. Winfield Fretz Visiting Scholar Lecture 2019
How did persistent attachment to wheat shape Mennonite settlement in Paraguay? What did it mean for Mennonites to rapidly expand the availability and affordability of butter, milk, and cheese in local markets in northern Mexico and eastern Bolivia? Learn how the place of Mennonites in Latin American societies over the past century has been premised on practices of producing, marketing and consuming food.
Gather your friends and join us for Alumni Weekend! Come back to campus to re-live your fondest memories and make new ones.
Dr. William F. Forbes Lecture with keynote speaker Dr. Alex Mihailidis
Hear from Alex Mihailidis, University of Toronto professor and the Barbara G. Stymiest Chair in Rehabilitation Technology, speak at the second annual William F. Forbes Lecture: Technology & Aging: Supporting our Current & Future Selves.
“The caliber of post-secondary students in our city is second to none. At the University of Waterloo, in addition to their academic strengths, students find unique and innovative ways to share their time and talent, investing in our city and making it a better place for all. We are fortunate to have this award-winning university in our city.”
- DAVE JAWORSKY, Mayor, City of Waterloo