Are skyscrapers making us sick, and how can municipalities engage their citizens in smart city initiatives? Check out stories featuring Arts researchers and alumni in the new issue of Waterloo Magazine.
When foreign powers try to interfere with the politics of another country by spreading strategic disinformation, there is no real effect on policies or the balance of power in the targeted country, according to research by Professor Alexander Lanoszka.
"I am delighted to announce that Professor David DeVidi has been appointed Associate Vice-President Academic for a five year term commencing July 1, 2019," wrote Vice-President, Academic & Provost Jim Rush in a memo circulated to Executive Council and all academic chairs and directors last Wednesday.
To help students become employed, universities need to teach students to first recognize and then articulate their employability skills as a routine part of their courses, a new study from the University of Waterloo has found.
Who knew that a Waterloo Arts prof would co-star in a film on assholery with retired python John Cleese? “So far as I know, I’m not the titular asshole,” says Professor Aimée Morrison, who premiered on the big screen at this year’s Hot Docs festival—along with Cleese and other observers featured in the new documentary, Assholes: A Theory.
Last week the Faculty of Arts held the seventh annual Celebration of Arts, featuring the presentation of 10 new Arts Awards for excellence in service, teaching, and research, and recognizing many other accomplishments of the past year - from research grants to teaching awards to honours and prizes. See the photos from this spring fete!
A new study from the Department of Psychology's industrial-organizational unit used data from five National Hockey League seasons to show that long-term success is largely determined by a team’s tendency to save their best players for situations in which these players would have the most impact.