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  1. Mar. 15, 2023Dr. Naila Keleta-Mae wins Dorothy Killam Fellowship
    Naila Keleta-Mae

    The National Killam Program announced that Dr. Naila Keleta-Mae (Communication Arts) has won a 2023 Dorothy Killam Fellowship that provides support for dedicated research time to scholars “whose superior, ground-breaking, best-in-class research stands to have significant impact on a national or global scale.”

  2. Mar. 6, 2023Portia's Julius Caesar on stage this month
    Emily Radcliff as Portia

    The Theatre and Performance program presents Portia’s Julius Caesar by Kaitlyn Riordan in Theatre of the Arts, March 22 – 25. Co-directed by professors Sorouja Moll and Andy Houston, the play is a radical adaption of William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar and focuses on the voices and perspectives of its female characters.

  3. Feb. 20, 2023Dr. Martin Cooke appointed Assistant Vice-President, Academic - Leadership and Strategic Initiatives
    Martin Cooke

    Congratulations to Dr. Martin Cooke, our current Associate Dean, Undergraduate Students, on his appointment as the first Assistant Vice-President, Academic – Leadership and Strategic Initiatives.

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  1. Mar. 20, 2023Women in Law Career Panel
    women standing together reads:  Women in Pre-Law Empowerment and Education

    WomeninPreLaw UW is a student club at the University of Waterloo with over 200+ general members from over 25+ different programs. The club aims to empower and educate students about inspirational women in law, with a focus on legal careers, networking, and filling the gap on campus by providing a legal space for students from all programs and backgrounds who are interested in law.

    This panel is an in-person event featuring a variety of women in law, bringing together a diverse range of alumni from different programs, careers, and walks of life. The event will be co-hosted by Isabelle and Ciara-- co-founders and co-presidents of WomeninPreLawUW.

    This event hopes to showcase all sides and educate current students on all of the potential pathways! At the end of the panel, an oppurtunity for Q&A from the audience, and a chance to network with alumnae will be provided.

    *Please note: That anyone can attend. We welcome and encourage ALL individuals of ALL gender identities to come!* 

  2. Mar. 22, 2023Using AI to advance health care in Canada

    How do we bridge machine learning with clinical decision making for better patient outcomes? The Office of Research invites all to join the virtual health data seminar, ‘Using AI to advance health care in Canada’ on Wednesday, March 22, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Learn about opportunities for engagement and collaboration at T-CAIREM, a national network that engages 23 universities and 90 organizations across Canada in advancing AI in medicine.

  3. Mar. 25, 2023Black And Free: Art Exhibition and Symposium at Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum
    headshots of 12 Black artists

    For centuries Black people all over the world have used visual art, literature, performance, theatre, music and other means of expression to imagine and advocate for freedom in their public and private lives. Started by Dr. Naila Keleta-Mae in 2017, Black And Free is an artistic and academic experience that deepens, enlivens and expresses themes of blackness and freedom projecting expansive visions of what that could be for engaged, curious and casual members of the public.

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