News archive - November 2011

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Political Science organizes student Fed-Prov simulation

Waterloo hosts longest-running student federal-provincial conference

Several hundred high school students in Waterloo Region will participate in Canada's longest-running simulated federal-provincial conference at the University of Waterloo next Tuesday (Dec. 7) and Wednesday (Dec. 8). This annual event, organized by Waterloo's political science department and the regional history heads association, has been held at the university for 46 years.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Stratford Campus at the intersection of humanities and technology

Stratford campus boss has ambitious plans

From the Stratford Beacon-Herald Fri Nov 11 2011 Page: A1 Section: News
By: Mike Beitz, Staff reporter

Ginny Dybenko calls it "that insane drive for excellence."

She sees it at the University of Waterloo. She sees it at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival.

And she's hoping to make it a hallmark of the University of Waterloo Stratford Campus, where she recently began her role as executive director.

Friday, November 11, 2011

Congress 2012 promises Big Thinking

From the Daily Bulletin, Nov. 11, 2011

Seven Canadian and American luminaries are coming to Waterloo in May to join the Congress 2012 of the Humanities and Social Sciences Big Thinking lecture series. Wilfrid Laurier University president Max Blouw and Douglas Peers, Congress Co-chair and Dean of the Faculty of Arts, made the announcement at last night's event at the Tannery.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Arts & Business grad’s career success

As was recently noted in the Daily Bulletin, Globe & Mail’s 2012 Canadian University Report ranks Waterloo the top university for students’ career preparation.  Among a wealth of stories about Canadian university life and beyond, the report includes a profile series ‘From Class to Career’ featuring recent Waterloo Arts & Business graduate Rebecca Kaster. Here is what it says:

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Waterloo ranked #1 again for Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council grants

Recognizing Canadian research leadership, Maclean’s magazine's 2011 University Rankings (Nov. 2011) has once again ranked Waterloo #1 among Canadian comprehensive universities for Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) funding success.

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