News archive - May 2014

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Rewriting the story of women in gaming: Can Frodo be a woman?

Elise Vist in computer lab

When Elise Vist entered the gaming world she felt she had to prove herself not just as a gamer - but as a woman in gaming.

So when she arrived at the University of Waterloo to pursue doctoral studies, she co-founded GI Janes, a Games Institute group designed to raise the profile of women in gaming.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Jay Dolmage discusses open access scholarship

jay dolmage

Dr. Jay Dolmage is Associate Professor of English and the founding editor of the Canadian Journal of Disability Studies. In this interview, Dolmage shares his experience as editor, how the Library supports his efforts, and why open access is essential.

Friday, May 9, 2014

Heather Douglas talks on CBC about government cuts to science

Heather Douglas

Heather Douglas, Philosophy professor and Waterloo Chair in Science & Society, moderated a town hall in Waterloo addressing federal government cuts to science research. The event was organized by the Liberal Riding Association and featured Dr.

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