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UW alumnus uses tech to help tackle mental health challenges

An unexpected path led UW engineering alumni Yuri Quintana from being a professor at Harvard Medical School to developing software to help teens take...

Winter term classes delayed by one week at University of Waterloo

The University of Waterloo (UW) is delaying winter term classes by one week to acknowledge the importance of mental health during times of uncertainty...

Show me your scars by Erin Murray Interview

I sat down with a fellow UW student who in late August self-published her first book Show me your scars. As a recent fanatic...

The power of music on emotions, stress, and mental

Many of the habits associated with good mental health involve creating or listening to music. Good mental health is often achieved through a combination...

University of Waterloo Students Thank Provincial Government for Investing in Student...

 On October 6th, the provincial government of Ontario announced that they will be increasing funding for post-secondary mental health supports by 20 per cent...

How hobbies can improve your mental health

Protecting your mental health is of utmost importance in university, especially during hard times like these. With midterms just around the corner and limited...

Book Review: It’s All Good (Unless It’s Not)

Looking for a book recommendation? Look no further than It’s All Good (Unless It’s Not): Mental Health Tips and Self-Care Strategies. If you’re a...

Student mental health and online learning Q&A

  Post-secondary students are facing the new experience of online learning as fall classes begin in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Christine Purdon,...

Neuroscience: A computational problem

Can humans be replaced by robots? Can we actually have a human-like conversation with Siri? More specifically, can we create an artificial brain that...

What are UW students doing to stay healthy right now?

Among first-year students at UW, fear of the dreaded Freshman Fifteen is prominent, which is the belief that university students gain 15 pounds in...