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Let’s take engineering seriously: Integrating ethics into the SE and CS...

Since the start of the pandemic, software has ruled our lives. As a student going from Zoom lectures to Discord group project calls to...

University of Waterloo engineering professor wins Steacie fellowship

Last month, University of Waterloo engineering professor Alfred Yu won the Steacie fellowship to research ultrasound technology.  Since 1965, the E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowships have...

The different facets of LGBTQ+ in STEM

Systemic biases are ever-prevalent in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and industry for LGBTQ+ people, be it LGBTQ+ scientists who would prefer...

Supporting Future Leaders

Vitaly Pecherskiy, the co-founder and chief operating officer of StackAdapt Inc., recently launched a scholarship for first-year Black and Indigenous engineering students at UW.  Black...

UW alumni company raises $159 million in investments

Two UW engineering alumni who co-founded an online education company secured $159 million  back in January to help accelerate the company’s growth.   Prodigy Education is...

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...

iGEM: building bacteria

The development of organisms through genetic engineering rises steadily in popularity each year. Although it is a controversial area in science, much of scientific...

Dean of Engineering to step down

Pearl Sullivan’s departure from deanship is only three months away. As the first woman to be the head of UW’s Faculty of Engineering, her impact...