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Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Professor Skidmore wins 2018 Innovate German Award

James Skidmore

Congratulations to Professor James Skidmore, faculty member in Germanic and Slavic Studies and director of the Waterloo Centre for German Studies, for winning a national award for innovative teaching. He received the Innovate German Award at the 2018 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

MFA student uses performance art for thesis exhibition

Tess performs Portrait-Self-Portrait

Tess Martens is the first student in the history of Waterloo's MFA program to create a thesis show presented entirely in performance art.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Arts 101 Day welcomes incoming students and their families

student in theatre smiling and talking

On July 16 Arts welcomes the incoming class of 2018 to Arts 101 Day, an important step in helping new students prepare for the transition to university this fall. 101 Days are hosted by each faculty in partnership with the Student Success Office inviting all new students along with their families to campus.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Celebrating Professor MacLeod's memory research and lifetime contributions to psychology

Colin MacLeod in his office

This week, Professor Colin MacLeod receives the Canadian Psychological Association's prestigious Gold Medal Award for Distinguished Lifetime Contributions to Canadian Psychology.

Monday, June 25, 2018

Stratford campus becomes the Stratford School of Interaction Design & Business

Waterloo's Stratford building

The Stratford Campus will become the Faculty of Arts' newest school on July 1, 2018, with the new name: Stratford School of Interaction Design and Business.

Friday, June 15, 2018

More ups and downs for Hub elevator – but in a good way

The Hagey Hub glass elevator

Coincidence? We think not. No sooner had our dean, Douglas Peers, called out the infamous Hagey Hub elevator in his convocation address than it was up and running the next day.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

GBDA students win Royal Society of Arts Design Award

student and professor at Stratford Campus

Over 700 students from across the globe participated this year’s Royal Society of Arts (RSA) Student Design Awards, responding to complex design challenges in the name of social good.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Arts alumnus takes on odd jobs to raise money for cystic fibrosis

Mike Farwell

Arts alumnus Mike Farwell takes on odd jobs during May to raise fund for cystic fibrosis research. See his story.

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Celebrating 2018 Arts Awards for Excellence

recipients of the 2018 Arts Awards

Members of the Faculty of Arts gathered on April 25 in the Hagey Hall Hub, along with University leaders, to celebrate the 2018 Arts Awards for Excellence in Service, Teaching, and Research. The annual event - known as Celebration of Arts - also recognizes the many accomplishments of members of the Faculty, from SSHRC grants to Killam fellowships to distinguished teaching. 

Monday, April 30, 2018

Professor John North celebrates 50 years as faculty member

John North at convocation carrying the UWaterloo ceremonial mace

Since his first day in September 1968, it’s estimated that Professor and Distinguished Teacher John North has taught more than 20,000 students. And while that day stretches back 50+ years, North still remembers it vividly.

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