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A look at the best strategy games to boost big kids' brains.
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Dust mask start-up gets breath of fresh air

Startup companies are cropping up all over Waterloo Region, but to grow they often need support.

That’s where University of Waterloo mechanical and mechatronics engineering professor Zhongchao Tansteps in, helping to sow the seeds for success.

University of Waterloo, Engineer the Future: Our Stories
Waterloo student helping keep Canada on the podium
In the Silicon Valley of Canada, engineering Master's student Brock Laschowski found inspiration for his work in a sport with the top athletes, but little research: wheelchair curling. Now, he's developing the first-ever biomechanical model of a wheelchair curler that will help keep Canada on the Paralympic podium.
University of Waterloo, Engineering: Feature article

Pharmacy research has potential to improve quality of life
As Canada's population is aging, a team of researchers led by a Waterloo Pharmacy professor is investigating new ways to identify seniors most at risk of having adverse drug reactions with the goal of improving their quality of life.
University of Waterloo, School of Pharmacy: Research profile
IT boot camp opens career eyes for grade-school girls
Technology is the rage and Fanshawe College in London, Ont. wanted grade-school girls to get in on the game. The result? Girls Rock I.T., a full day of workshops to get Grade 7 and 8 girls to think about a future in information technology.
The London Free Press: Article

Technology gives students new ways to "share" answers
A look at how technology savvy students are finding new ways to cheat.
The London Free Press: Article

Pharmacy students put patients first
Preparing for the expanded role of pharmacists, a group of Waterloo pharmacy students proved they have the business savvy and pharmaceutical know-how to kick-start a business that puts pharmacists on the front line of health care.
University of Waterloo, School of Pharmacy: Website copy
Medicine meets engineering
When the University of Waterloo announced it was offering an undergraduate biomedical engineering program, it quickly caught the industry's attention, creating buzz. With its first year in the books, did the program live up to the hype? And where is it headed?
University of Waterloo, Engineering: Feature article

Life's risks embraced
A profile of businesswoman Terry Zavitz, founder of Zavitz Insurance Inc.
The London Free Press: Business profile

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