Depression has been called the common cold of mental illness. Surprisingly, problems with anxiety are even more common and can also present significant quality of life impacts for those diagnosed with them. Join us as we look at how to recognize depression and anxiety, why these conditions can stay with people for so long, and what can be done about them.
Mental health is an important topic for people of all ages. In this talk we will answer some of the most frequently asked questions about child mental health, inlcuding: What is ADHD? When does normal shyness become a problem? What resources exist for children and families? And, what can parents do to foster mental wellbeing in their children?
The rise of a right-wing populist movement and the political successes of the Alternative für Deutschland have been accompanied by a number of public scandals and charges related to antisemitism.
The University of Waterloo Art Gallery (UWAG) presents its latest exhibition, The Closer Together Things Are, exploring the space between difference and similarity that arises from intense observation.
Join the Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre, St. Paul's University College, for a traditional Pow Wow, including dancers, drummers, craft and food vendors, Indigenous artists, and more.
St Paul's University College presents the 2017 Stanley Knowles Humanitarian Lecture, featuring Patrick Meier speaking on Humanitarian Robotics in Action.
Economic growth can be extraordinarily rapid in developing countries. But it is often uneven, leaving whole segments of society behind. Such unevenness can serve to both inspire and frustrate, and so lead to social conflict even as overall economic conditions improve.
The Waterloo Centre for German Studies and partners present award-winning Austrian pianist Anna Magdalena Kokits, who will play a selection of modern and classical pieces as part of her coast-to-coast tour during Canada 150.
Women have far too often been forgotten, overlooked, and marginalised in Austria’s official historiography—a fact that lends all the more importance to this exhibition’s attempt to survey the past 200 years in light of the biographies of important Austrian women.