Ideas and actions

The Faculty of Arts is a dynamic community of students, faculty and staff working in and across the humanities, social sciences and creative arts. Our ideas and actions are propelled by curiosity, creativity, and a deep commitment to contribute to a better world.

  1. Jan. 13, 2017Do skyscrapers stress you out? Cityscape

    Psychology doctoral candidate Robin Mazumder examines how urban areas affect our physical and mental health.

  2. Jan. 12, 2017Graduate students present research insights to Global Affairs Canadagraduate students studying in seminar

    The Balsillie School's Turbulent Present, Uncertain Future maps global trends and recommendations for adaptive foreign policy.

    Riddled with conflict, instability and social change, 2016 was a year that presented substantial policy challenges. Responding to rapid global changes, the Balsillie School of International Affairs (BSIA) has released “Turbulent Present, Uncertain Future: 2017 Global Trends Report” which provides research insights for Canadian foreign policy.

  3. Dec. 14, 2016Responding to change: Grad student finds solidarity in climate actions at COP22Masroora Haque

    Just as Donald Trump, a climate change denier, was elected the next US president, Waterloo student Masroora Haque was in Marrakech for COP22 - the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change – joining negotiations on action plans for the Paris Agreement.

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  1. Jan. 17, 2017Equity Office panel: Racism and Mental Healthillustration of human face with tree branches overlayed

    Join Waterloo's Equity Office and three invited experts for a panel discussion that examines the challenge of mental health and its relation to pervasive racism. Racism is known to have serious negative effects on a person’s health and wellbeing. Examining racism through the lens of mental health offers a unique perspective and provides new opportunities to address these issues.

  2. Jan. 18, 2017Healthy City Panel DiscussionRobin Mazumder

    Join Psychology doctoral candidate and Kitchener Public Library guest librarian Robin Mazumder for a discussion on how cities contribute to our health. We’ll hear from experts in the field and have a discussion on ways we can make Kitchener a vibrant, healthy and happy city. Panelists include Dr. Colin Ellard (University of Waterloo, Psychology), Dr. Leia Minaker (University of Waterloo, Planning) and Rod Regier, Commissioner of Planning, Development and Legislative Services for the Region of Waterloo. Come with ideas and an open mind!

  3. Jan. 19, 2017HeForShe Student Meet & Greetstudent smile holding HeforShe signs

    Arts HeForShe is hosting a Meet & Greet. Come by to learn more about the campaign, with free food and an opportunity to meet fellow HeForShe supporters both in Arts and around campus!  All are welcome.

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