Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Undergraduate students receive the Silver Medal Award for Academic Excellence

The department of anthropology annually awards its Silver Medal for Academic Excellence in Anthropology prize to a 3rd or 4th year anthropology student. The award winner is chosen from among our most highly achieving students, taking into consideration the activities and contributions to departmental life made by the student. The intention is to honour an excellent, all-round promising anthropologist.

Congratulations to Camila Font and Hannah Mills.

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

2022 Citizenship Award recipient is Jessica Rae

Each year, the department of anthropology recognizes one or two outstanding and well-rounded students who have shown exceptional commitment to the department and the University of Waterloo as a whole.

Congratulations Jessica Rae! 

Thursday, November 25, 2021

Public Issues Anthropology graduate students receive the Sally Weaver Tuition Award

Congratulations to Caitlin Brast and Sarah Tomkins. 

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Prof. Ilcan and Associate Prof. Dagtas Awarded an SSHRC Insight Grant

Professor Suzan Ilcan has received a four-year SSHRC Insight grant award ($150,369) for her research project “Border Frictions: Shaping Transnational Relations via Migrant Journeys, Resettlement, and Community Building in the Context of Syrian Displacement”, with Co-investigator Dr. Seçil Daǧtaș (Associate Professor, Anthropology, University of Waterloo). 

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Water Institute researchers awarded more than 500K in funding

Congratulations to Water Institute member Craig Janes, professor and director of the School of Public Health Sciences, along with WI colleague Jennifer Liu, professor and chair of the Department of Anthropology, and their research team, who have been awarded funding through a Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Project Grant

Friday, June 11, 2021

The Franklin Expedition continues...

Douglas Stenton, an Adjunct Professor in the department of Anthropology was interviewed about the mystery of the Franklin expedition.

Tune in to Beyond the Bulletin Podcast, episode 91. 

Monday, June 7, 2021

Anthropology student awarded the Spring 2021 Convocation Award

In view of Karen Rueb's various academic achievements in Anthropology, it is our pleasure to announce that she has been selected by the Faculty of Arts to receive the Spring 2021 Convocation Award in Anthropology.

Congratulations Karen!  

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