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Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Ready, set, calculate — bright minds face off – Eyes on paper, pencils in hand and calculators ready, high school students silently anticipate the command. Go! Papers rustle across the lecture hall. This is it. Eight minutes to glory.
Article complet... The Record


Thursday, January 9, 2014
CEMC Partnership in The Gambia – Through a partnership with the CEMC, the Youth Care Foundation recently opened a new secondary school in The Gambia. Students in this West African community will now have more options to continue their studies.
Article complet... www.math.uwaterloo.ca


Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Math With Mike – Mike Miniou joined our Faculty recently as the Mathematics Liaison and Outreach Officer. In this new role, he has been visiting high schools and talking to students about "Mathematics in the Real World".
Article complet... www.math.uwaterloo.ca


Monday, November 26, 2012
CEMC around the world – We interact with students and teachers around the world. Our contest participants, workshop attendees, online resource users and volunteers come from every corner of the globe.
Article complet... www.cemc.uwaterloo.ca
CEMC around the world

Thursday, July 26, 2012
CEMC by the numbers – How many students write our contests in a single year? How long do they take to mark? Some fun rough numbers illustrate the scope of our contests, workshops and resources.
Article complet... www.cemc.uwaterloo.ca


Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Workshop builds confidence in girls who like mathematics – Taking the guts of a computer apart isn’t a task Kelcey Moore has ever done before.
Article complet... - The Record


Monday, May 7, 2012
Bruce White Atrium Dedication – Retired high school math teacher Bruce White has been an enthusiastic supporter of the CEMC in many ways for several decades. Now, thanks to the generosity of one of his former students, Dr. White’s inspiration of many thousands of math students has been recognized in a very special way.
Article complet... - www.math.uwaterloo.ca


Tuesday, January 2, 2012
Math contest preparation workshops underway – If six people need to cross a river, two at a time, but one has to make the return trip each time, how long will it take for all of them to cross?
Article complet... NiagaraThisWeek.com


Friday, August 5, 2011
Canada Wins 4 Medals at IOI 2011 – Each of the four Canadian participants brought home a medal from the 23rd International Olympiad of Informatics held in Pattaya City, Thailand.
Article complet...CEMC News Release


Friday, July 22, 2011
Canadian team arrives in Thailand for IOI 2011 – Four Toronto–area students have arrived in Pattaya City, Thailand to represent Canada at the 23rd International Olympiad of Informatics from July 22-28.
Article complet...CEMC News Release


Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Science: A Man's World? – Sandy Graham who is a lecturer in the CEMC and coordinates our Workshop in Computer Science for Young Women recently appeared on the TVO show "The Agenda with Steve Paikin". The panel discussed women in science today and why no woman has won the Nobel prize in chemistry since Marie Curie in 1911.
Article complet...tvo.org


Wednesday, December 1, 2010
Teen Mathletes Do Battle at Algorithm Olympics – International Olympiad of Informatics held in August at the University of Waterloo nurtured by top tech companies. Students invent and code their own ad hoc algorithms in just five hours.
Article complet...Wired.com


Tuesday, October 19, 2010
World's elite programming students gather in Waterloo for the 22nd international Olympiad – IOI challenges competitors from 81 countries from 81 countries to demontrate cutting edge problem solving.
Article complet...Canada NewsWire


Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Girls getting hooked on computers –It's no secret that when the dot-com bubble burst it also made a dent in student enrollment in computer science programs across Canada. While the situation is improving, attracting women remains a challenge.
Article complet...UofC UToday


Monday, May 31, 2010
New math grad program aimed at teachers –A moment of affirmation came to Brian Forrest last April, during an event at Waterloo's Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing. He had just given a well-received talk on the proposed new Master of Mathematics for Teachers (MMT) program to a group of 200 high school teachers.
Article complet ...UW Daily Bulletin


Monday, May 10, 2010
At Think About Math, fun is the common denominator –For many high school students struggling to give meaning to abstract mathematical concepts, math is something to endure rather than love. But for 40 Grade 9 girls who attend Waterloo’s annual Think About Math! conference, they discover that math will actually help them land a successful career.
Article complet ...UW News Release


Friday, April 16, 2010
Canada's brightest math students train at Waterloo for Olympiad gold – Canada's top students in computer science will attend a week-long training camp next month at the University of Waterloo in preparation for the International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) to held August 14-21 at Waterloo.
Article complet ...Exchange Magazine


Friday, March 5, 2010
Secret Life of Girls: Making a mark in math – Ask Mubina Chunara how to solve a high school algebra equation and chances are she will come up with the solution lickety-split.
But ask the 15-year-old Brampton student about the range of career choices she might have as a math major and the answers haven't always come as easily.
Article complet ... Toronto Star


Monday, January 25, 2010
CEMC Expands Mathematics Outreach to The Gambia in West Africa –The agreement with the Youth Care Foundation (YCF) includes five years of support to help facilitate...
Article complet - CEMC News Release


Wednesday, December 30, 2009
Top Class: GOMC discovers young mathematicians –The Great Olympiad Mathematics Competitions (GOMC) held from November 19 to December 22 at the Youth Care Foundation in Churchill's town ...
Article complet - DAILY OBSERVER Forward with The Gambia


Thursday, October 22, 2009
Computer science students capture medals at Bulgaria IOI – Four high school students represented Canada well at the twenty-first International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) held in Plovdiv, Bulgaria in August.
Article complet - CEMC News Release


Thursday, June 11, 2009
Math competition training ground for future “Mathletes” - Third grader Debora Kezia seemed relaxed before the International Mathematics Competitions held in Sevilla School in East Jakarta, where she was due to face her older sister, Christa Lorenzia, 12, in solving 7th grade level math problems.
Article complet - The Jakarta Post


Monday, June 8, 2009
Teen math whiz scores perfection – When he was in kindergarten, Braden Cok drilled his times tables “just for fun.”
Article complet - The Record (Subscription required)


Monday, June 8, 2009
UW Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing - Held a "Seminar in Computer Science for Young Women" in late May.
Article complet - UW Daily Bulletin


June 2009
Math buoyed by high school links - Waterloo is leading the way in attracting math students aided by the work done at the Centre for Education in Math and Computing (CEMC).
Article complet - UW News Release


Monday, April 27, 2009
UW hosts Think About Math conference to boost girls’ interest in mathematics - The University of Waterloo will host the inaugural Think About Math conference this week to boost girls' interest in mathematics and increase the number of women pursuing math-related careers.
Article complet - UW News Release


Friday, March 13, 2009
Divide and conquer - The folk at University of Waterloo are spreading the gospel of math.
Article complet - The Record (Subscription required)


Friday, March 9, 2009
Girls who really count - If you're a girl in Grade 9 with at least a 70 per cent average in math, the University of Waterloo wants you.
Article complet - Toronto Star


Saturday, January 24, 2009
A meeting of the minds - Four hundred of the best young computer scientists in the world will converge on University of Waterloo next year when it hosts the prestigious International Olympiad in Informatics.
Article complet - The Record (Subscription required)


Tuesday, April 18, 2008
Thousands will write UW mathematics competitions this week - UW's Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing (CEMC) administers the contests to help students develop their skills and knowledge.
Article complet - Exchange Magazine


Spring, 2008
Multiplying Excitement About Math- Zhe Qu loves math and it shows.
Article complet - UW Office of Alumni Affairs


Thursday, February 21, 2008
Math whiz wins spot at gates speech - Bill Gates would like 16-year-old Joanne Toporowski.
Article complet - The Record (Subscription required)


Tuesday, November 18, 2007
UW brings mathematics and computing outreach to China and Hong Kong - Officials with the University of Waterloo's Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing (CEMC) will be in Beijing and Hong Kong this week.
Article complet - Exchange Magazine


November 2007
Gates gift for math and CS outreach – UW will greatly expand Canada’s largest youth outreach program in mathematics and computer science.
Article complet - UW Daily Bulletin


Friday, July 27, 2007
Canada's brightest young math minds gather at UW for 42nd annual seminar - Some of the brightest math students from high schools across Canada are honing their skills this week as UW hosts the 42 annual Canadian Mathematics Competition Seminar.
Article complet - Exchange Magazine


Tuesday, August 29, 2006
High school olympiad coming to UW - The mathematics faculty happily announced yesterday that Waterloo has been picked to host the International Olympiad of Informatics.
Article complet - UW Daily Bulletin