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Thursday, September 7, 2017

Geoff Fong named Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

Geoff Fong speaking at microphone

Professor of social psychology Geoffrey Fong has received one of Canada’s most distinguished scholarly honours in being named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC).

Thursday, August 31, 2017

How reading habits are changing in the digital age

During CBC radio's recent Cross Country Checkup discussion on how reading is changing, guest commentator on the program, Christine McWebb, programs director at Stratford Campus and French Studies professor, discussed the different ways in which digital technology affects us. 

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Order of Canada for Professor Jim Walker et al in UWaterloo History

Jim Walker and Governor General David Johnston

A year after it was announced by the Rideau Hall Press Office, professor of history James Walker was invested as a Member of the Order of Canada this past Friday, August 25. The Faculty of Arts warmly congratulations Jim, a widely respected and influential scholar and teacher. 

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Investigating power and privilege inside and outside the classroom

Naila Keleta-Mae

When the politics and histories that shape students’ lives emerge in class, Naila Keleta-Mae sees an opportunity for deep learning - not an interruption to her lecture notes.

Friday, August 4, 2017

Master of Digital Experience Innovation graduates build digital bridges to China

alumni 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.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

MFA grad's thesis exhibition envisions an intimate portrait of home

details 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.

Monday, July 10, 2017

2017 Vanier Scholar explores urban design for citizen wellbeing

Robin 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.

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Agent of change: student wins provincial award for actions and advocacy to end sexual violence

Sarah Wiley

The Faculty of Arts proudly congratulates student Sarah Wiley for receiving Ontario’s Draw-The-Line Post-Secondary Sexual Violence Prevention Award, a new award to recognize students, student leaders, institutions, college and university community members for their outstanding efforts in sexual violence prevention.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Inside The Games Institute - a photo story

two young people laughing in Games Institute

Researchers at The Games Institute come from a range of disciplines, including the humanities, social sciences, engineering and computer science, to study the past, present and future of games.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Multidisciplinary project will help historians unlock billions of archived web pages

Visualization of website links across the Web

The University of Waterloo and York University have been awarded a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to make petabytes of historical internet content accessible to scholars and others interested in researching the recent past.

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