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News on University of Waterloo
A new initiative aims to create working space for Canadian startups visiting Silicon Valley. The project, dubbed Canada House, offers short-term coworking offices in San Francisco. Canada House... more
Communitech and the University of Waterloo Velocity program are expanding as part of a partnership with Google and the Government of Ontario. The partnership aims to provide more support to... more
Frank Bruni recently penned an Op Ed in the New York Times titled How to Survive the College Admissions Madness. Bruni tells the story of a handful of American high school grads and their quest to... more
Today BlackBerry announced the 10 young women recipients of the BlackBerry Scholars Program, an initiative designed to inspire more women to enter the mobile computing industry and pursue careers... more
In November, Techvibes contributor Prashanth Gopalan ran the TEDxUW conference at the University of Waterloo. Yesterday, Professor Larry Smith made the TED home page and his video on "Why You... more
In Canada, we often hear of people with disabilities struggling to attain the funds required to purchase an expensive piece of technology that could potentially change a disabled person’s... more
Incubators and Accelerators are programs designed to accelerate the successful development of entrepreneurial companies through an array of business support resources and services. While Incubators... more
The digital media industry is changing at an incredible pace and educational institutions struggle with preparing students for jobs that don’t yet exist. The University of Waterloo... more
Just buzz words? Not for the new Master of Digital Innovation program at the University of Waterloo Stratford Campus. Launching this fall, the program will allow students to: Create – new... more
When I skipped class during my college days, it was usually because I was too hung over from the previous night or I knew that the day’s class was going to be unpleasant (for example, my... more
The University of Waterloo Stratford Campus announced today that it is working with the Stratford|Perth Centre for Business, a division of the City of Stratford’s Economic Development... more
Great piece titled Boot camp aimed at high-tech start-ups in Today's Financial post about the VeloCity Program at the University of Waterloo. Writer Karen Mazurkewich spends some time with Eric... more
Meet Abhilash Jayakumar. Third-year Engineering student at the University of Waterloo and Director of Operations for the Waterloo Banking Project - what could potentially become Canada's first-ever... more
The University of Waterloo's VeloCity residence looks all set to hold its VeloCity Entrepreneurship Bootcamp (VEB), a first-of-its-kind residence-based program to be launched this summer. The... more