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UW team in global James Dyson Award’s top three for third year straight

UW student company Medella Health took the international spotlight as one of two runners-up for the James Dyson Award Nov. 17. The company created the...

Students compete for spot on list of Velocity $5K finalists

The Quantum Nano Centre crackled with politely contained excitement as over 30 burgeoning tech startup students gathered for the Velocity Fund $5K Qualifiers on...

Tiny things, big ideas at Waterloo Undergrauate Nanotech Conference

Students from Canada and elsewhere were welcomed to the QNC for the Waterloo Undergraduate Nanotechnology Conference (WUNC) on Nov. 12. Participants got to show...

Sports tech startup TritonWear picks up speed with $500,000 federal investment

Bardish Chagger, minister of small business and tourism, got her feet wet during a poolside investment announcement for UW alumni startup TritonWear Inc. at...

Remembering Nintendo’s black sheep

Nov. 18, 2016 is a huge day for Nintendo. It will be the release of their most pre-ordered game of all time, Pokemon Sun...

Up in the sky! It’s supermoon!

Have you looked at the night sky during the last few nights and thought, “Wow, that moon looks ... super?” Between Nov. 13-15, you...

Waterloop’s live demonstration lifts off

With a whirr and the push of a finger, Waterloop’s test pod Goose I levitated along its track during the team’s live demonstration in...

Twenty years and still on top

It was late-December of 2010 when I came home for the holidays to be greeted by the newest issue of GameInformer. On the cover...

I got a copyright notice — now what?

Recently, some UW students have received notices via email saying they’ve infringed on someone’s copyright. These emails can be confusing to parse and can...

The warrior and the Gamergate: A perspective on Brianna Wu

Within room 0101 in the Quantum-Nano Centre, the tension was palpable. There was an anxiety about angry emails and possible threats. This wasn’t a...
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