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HeyLocal in support of small local businesses in the Kitchener-Waterloo area

New challenges have arisen for small to medium-sized businesses in Kitchener-Waterloo ever since the beginning of  the COVID-19 pandemic. Supporting local businesses has become more...

Waterloo Region COVID-19 recovery rate lower than Ontario average

The values shown in this article reflect the status of the COVID-19 pandemic on May 29, 2020 and may differ from current numbers.  Throughout Ontario,...

How Effective Is It Really to Wear a Mask?

Face masks have become a symbol of the COVID-19 pandemic and a flashpoint in the culture war over the lockdown. Uncertainty around COVID-19 has permeated...

Virtual Reality Oral Histories for Reconciliation Education

Digital Oral History for Reconciliation (DOHR) is a project that leverages groundbreaking virtual reality technology to create a digitally rendered representation of the Nova...

Meet UW’s researchers and students working on a nasal spray vaccine for COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic may have cut plans short for many across campus, but for researchers looking for a vaccine here at UW the work...

FLATTEN Canada: UW students fight virus with data

Monitoring and controlling COVID-19 cases is a growing global mission as infection numbers continue to rise exponentially. Countries such as South Korea and China are...

Winter weather challenges self-driving cars

The concept of self-driving cars is exciting but worthy of some concern. A key problem for self-driving cars in Ontario that differs from areas...

UW students design a summarizer extension: Jent.ly

Are you tired of having to skim through entire articles to find relevant information? A group of four UW Software Engineering students — Essa Saeed,...

Another successful year for the Kumvana Fellowship Program

Each year, Engineers Without Borders (EWB) provides ten-15 leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa the opportunity to participate in the Kumvana Fellowship Program. Fellows participate in training...

Sexism called out at UW’s School of Computer Science

Male students and faculty members at UW’s school of computer science often make misogynistic comments and microaggressions towards female colleagues and classmates according to...
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