Scientists from the University of Waterloo found that lakes of the Boreal Shield may be similar to oceans of the Archean Eon, a period more than 2.5 billion years ago. [ Ow.ly Link ]
Scientists from the University of Waterloo found that lakes of the Boreal

Discovery in northern lakes may be key to understanding early life on...

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University of Waterloo alumni Vidyard, Kik and Bridgit are mentioned as notable startups from the Toronto-Waterloo corridor on TechCrunch. [ Ow.ly Link ]
University of Waterloo alumni Vidyard Kik and Bridgit are mentioned as notable

Canada is North America’s up-and-coming startup center

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University of Waterloo researchers are developing a censorship-resistance system to fool government censors. People living in countries where the Internet is censored will be able to use a new tool called Slitheen to access websites restricted by their governments. [ Ow.ly Link ]
University of Waterloo researchers are developing a censorshipresistance system

Tool will give people access to government-censored websites

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Brian Passineau
Nafid Sakkaf
Mohamed Farah
University of Waterloo economics professor says Canada’s priority should be public health and shutting down the marijuana black market. [ Ow.ly Link ]
University of Waterloo economics professor says Canadas priority should be public health

Marijuana taxes should remain low to compete with street value

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Andrey Bogomazov
His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada is paying a visit to the University of Waterloo with co-author Mr. Tom Jenkins, Chairman of OpenText Corporation Waterloo.

They will be discussing their co-written volume Ingenious: How Canadian Innovators Made the World Smarter, Smaller, Kinder, Safer, Healthier, Wealthier, and Happier. Following the talk, there...
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His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston Governor General of Canada is
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Scientists from the University of Waterloo have captured the first composite image of a dark matter bridge that confirms the universe is tied together with a cosmic web. [ Ow.ly Link ]
Scientists from the University of Waterloo have captured the first composite image

The first image of a dark matter web that connects galaxies

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Lawrence Pan
Stephanie Eccles
University of Waterloo, Faculty of Environment graduate student is a finalist in the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) storytelling competition for a video about community well-being and marine protected areas! [ Ow.ly Link ]
University of Waterloo Faculty of Environment graduate student is a finalist in

Efforts to preserve fish stocks affect well-being of fishing communities

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Happy National Scrabble Day, Waterloo!
Happy National Scrabble Day Waterloo
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Hamza Zahid
Ian Bantoto
The celebration 2017 legacy project is seeking student proposals for a creative and innovative design that will transform a campus space, and the winning team will receive $10,000!

The launch event is happening this today at the Bombshelter pub in the Student Life Centre from 4-6pm. Bring your teammates and come to ask questions, or come meet up with possible team members. Site maps and...
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The celebration 2017 legacy project is seeking student proposals for a creative

Celebration 2017: Legacy Project | University of Waterloo: 60 Years of Innovation

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A University of Waterloo PhD candidate, currently studying theoretical physics, is among the top 25 Highest IQ's Throughout History.
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A University of Waterloo PhD candidate currently studying theoretical physics is among

25 Highest IQ's Throughout History

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Stanley Xiao
Dayla Dineen
Justin Trudeau answers why the best engineers in the world should come to Canada.
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Justin Trudeau answers why the best engineers in the world should come to Canada
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Adri Ferent
Matt Weston
The University of Waterloo hosted Hon. Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science today, as she made an important announcement on university research and visited students on their last day of class!
The University of Waterloo hosted Hon Kirsty Duncan Minister of Science today
The University of Waterloo is proud to host Hon. Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science to make an important announcement on university research.
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Good news, UWaterloo! Buses will be running as usual tomorrow. The Region of Waterloo has reached a tentative agreement with Unifor 4304, representing Grand River Transit/MobilityPLUS.

There may be possible disruptions on Wednesday if the agreement isn't ratified — we'll keep you posted. Read the full press release below

Region of Waterloo - Municipal

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Megan Dicks
Today we honoured 6 of the University of Waterloo's top co-op students. From research at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre to writing code that displayed live elections results on Facebook our co-op students are making a difference. [ Ow.ly Link ]
Today we honoured 6 of the University of Waterloos top coop students

Top Co-op students honoured at University of Waterloo

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Kshitij Shah
Rahul Ram
Patricia Su
"For those that may struggle with mental health issues, know that there are many of us who want to reach out to you, to tell you that we support you, and that we are committed to working together to ensure that help is available where and when you need it."

Read University of Waterloo President Feridun Hamdullahpur's full blog post here: [ Ow.ly Link ]
For those that may struggle with mental health issues know that there

A community committed to action on mental health | Office of the President

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Elliot Wand
Margaret-Jean Nana Oteng-Pabi
University of Waterloo's very own team EPOCH is among the five finalists for this year's Hult Prize Foundation. This year, Hult Prize is looking for “sustainable and scalable, for-good, for-profit enterprises” to help refugees around the world. [ Ow.ly Link ]
University of Waterloos very own team EPOCH is among the five finalists

One Of These 5 Student Ideas For Refugee Tech Will Win A $1 Million Prize | Fast Company

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Read University of Waterloo President Feridun Hamdullahpur's message on how we can continue the conversation around mental health. [ Ow.ly Link ]

A campus conversation on mental health | Office of the President

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Kaitlin Boyko
Amber Patchett
Members of the University of Waterloo campus community should be aware of a potential Grand River Transit (GRT) labour disruption has been avoided.

Transit service is expected to continue but students, staff and faculty are advised to consult the GRT website for the latest information.

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Region of Waterloo and UNIFOR Local 4304 reach tentative agreement - Grand River Transit

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Mohammad Bilal
Pedram Pirayesh