News Archive: Spring 2009


Do you text... do you iPod?

We are looking for volunteers to take part in a study on mobile hand held device use and any related health or comfort troubles experienced during their use. As a participant in this study, you would be asked to fill out a 5-8 minute computer-administered confidential questionnaire.

If you would like to participate, please follow this link: This study is being conducted by Richard Wells and Sophia Berolo, Department of Kinesiology, and Benjamin Amick, Institute for Work and Health. If you wish more information, please contact Sophia Berolo at The study has been reviewed by, and received ethics clearance through, the office of Research Ethics, University of Waterloo.


Upcoming events: - UNIX 101: Need to learn unix for a course, or just to be a ninja? Swing by MC 2037 on Thursday, June 2nd at 4:30PM for a tutorial session.

  • Code Party: Have an assignment or project you need to work on? We will be coding from 7:00pm until 7:00am starting on Friday, June 5th in the Comfy lounge. Join us!


Some of the talks from the Winter term are available on the website in the media section, including the IQC talk and video from the lab tours. Joel Spolsky and Richard Stallman's talks are coming soon.


The elections are complete. Your executive for the Spring 2009 term are: - President: mspang (Michael Spang)

  • Vice-President: j3paker (Jacob Parker)
  • Treasurer: sagervai (Sapphyre Gervais)
  • Secretary: mimcpher (Matt McPherrin)


Kyle (The CRO) has opened the nominations for positions and set the election date. Elections will be held on Tuesday May 12, 2009 at 4:30 PM in the Comfy Lounge. Nominees and voting policy for the election.