Carleton University and the Embassy of Hungary to Canada are pleased to host A Morning with Ernő Rubik: Student Competition & Discussion. This free virtual event will feature Hungarian architect and professor Ernő Rubik, inventor of the Rubik’s Cube, the popular 3D combination puzzle.

Since its initial release in 1980, the cube’s impact on pop culture has been monumental, leading to numerous global competitions and Guinness World Record breakers. Today, it is one of the world’s bestselling toys at over 450 million units.

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  • Remarks by Her Excellency Mária Vass-Salazar, Ambassador of Hungary, Dr. Benoit-Antoine Bacon, President of Carleton University, and Dr. Rafik Goubran, Vice-President (Research and International)
  • Rubik’s Cube Student Competition
  • Demonstration by professional speed cubers Bill Wang and Thomson Clarke
  • Discussion and Q&A session with Ernő Rubik

For more information, please contact:
Nathaniel Whelan
Outreach Officer, Carleton International