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Student Athlete Spotlight – Varun Kuo

For fourth-year University of Waterloo mechanical engineering student Varun Kuo, playing baseball is what teamwork is all about.  “I like baseball because it’s a team...

Students have mixed reactions to UW’s return to regular in-person instruction

On Sept. 20, University of Waterloo students and faculty received a memo from administration proclaiming the return of in-person classes for the winter 2022...

Time to grind: Why UW gym slots should be longer

With the fall term in full swing, the University of Waterloo’s two fitness centres at the Physical Activities Complex (PAC) and Columbia Icefield (CIF)...

Who even is Ira Needles? Where the names on campus come...

On Aug. 23, Ryerson University’s Board of Governors voted in favour of changing the university’s name. Egerton Ryerson, the University’s namesake, was a key...

Artificial intelligence: Invaluable in the fight against COVID-19

Researchers at the University of Waterloo have developed artificial intelligence (AI) technology to help doctors determine the severity of COVID-19 cases. The initiative, named COVID-Net,...

President’s Anti-Racism Task Force open to UW community members

On June 15, 2020, the University of Waterloo publicly announced the formation of the President’s Anti-Racism Task Force (PART), whose overall mission is to...

UW researchers use mathematical models to analyze the use of ultrasound...

Researchers at the University of Waterloo are using mathematical models to analyze the use of ultrasound to target cancerous tumours. About eight years ago, Dr....

UW to return to ‘normal’ in-person learning for winter 2022

The University of Waterloo will be returning to pre-pandemic levels of in-person instruction beginning in the winter 2022 term, according to a memo sent...

UW team researching device to reduce the risk of HIV transmission

A University of Waterloo professor and his team are in the midst of developing a device to reduce the risk of transmitting HIV. Emmanuel Ho,...

Events you might not have known about happening this month

Despite ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, the University of Waterloo and Waterloo Region continue to offer plenty of things to do during the month of September....