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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.

The Faculty of Arts acknowledges that we live and work on the traditional territory of ‎the Attawandaron (Neutral), Anishinaabeg, and Haudenosaunee peoples. The University of Waterloo is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land promised to the Six Nations that includes ten kilometers on each side of the Grand River. Read more about territorial acknowledgement.

       

  1. Aug. 4, 2017Master of Digital Experience Innovation graduates build digital bridges to Chinaalumni Rita Huang and Natalie Yang

    Rita Huang and Natalie Yang (both MDEI '15) closely follow Waterloo Region's growing technology sector and write stories in Chinese that are published on their WeChat account.

  2. July 13, 2017MFA grad's thesis exhibition envisions an intimate portrait of homedetails from large scale painting display in gallery

    Viewing Jess Lincoln’s art is a bit like stepping into a stranger’s home. A recent exhibition called, An Interior, was a three-sided installation covered in paintings large and small — some of the artist on or under a quilt, others depict objects from a modest home.

  3. July 10, 20172017 Vanier Scholar explores urban design for citizen wellbeingRobin Mazumder

    The research of PhD candidate Robin Mazumder will have important insights and implications for 21st century urban planning – especially for mitigating the negative effects of tall buildings on the wellbeing of citizens.

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