Ideas and actions

Welcome to the Faculty of Arts, 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. June 29, 2020Vanier scholar uses language acquisition to empower refugee children

    Serena McDiarmid, a PhD candidate in Psychology, has been recognized with the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship for her incredible research proposal titled “Supporting second language acquisition of Canada’s child refugees: a longitudinal study of risk and protective factors for language learning success.”

  2. June 29, 2020Vanier researcher helps individuals struggling with drug addiction

    Janet Jones, a PhD candidate in Philosophy has been recognized for her wonderful dissertation work titled “It Probably Won’t Help Anyway: How Stigma Hurts Health Care Access for Persons with an Addiction” and is the recipient of the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship for her work.

  3. June 17, 2020New MA grad advocates for menstrual equity in the community
    pad with words on blood saying Menstruation isn't dirty

    Public Issues Anthropology MA graduate Kate Elliott has made her mark at the University in a number of impressive ways, especially for her activism around period poverty and period education. Her research and advocacy centres on the health of women experiencing homelessness, and specifically how structural violence impacts their lived experiences. 

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