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Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Fine Arts alum Chris Williams wins Academy Award

Chris Williams

Waterloo Fine Arts alumnus Chris Williams (BA 1990) was awarded an Oscar this week as co-director of the Best Animated Feature Film of the Year, Disney's Big Hero 6.

Monday, February 23, 2015

GBDA students win first place at Startup Weekend 2015

Andrea and Jesse after their win

Earlier this month, third-year Global Business and Digital Arts (GBDA) students Andrea Zehr and Jesse Lee took home the first place prize at Communitech’s Startup Weekend 2015. They competed against other technical, business, and creative professionals to come up with the best startup idea and pitch.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Protecting shy children from becoming anxious teens

Heather Henderson

A warm, responsive parenting style can safeguard shy children from becoming teens with anxiety disorders, says a Department of Psychology researcher.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Professor Chris Eliasmith wins NSERC Polanyi Award

Chris Eliasmith



Chris Eliasmith, Professor in the Departments of Philosophy, Systems Design Engineering and Computer Science and Canada Research Chair in Theoretical Neuroscience has won the NSERC John C. Polanyi Award that honours an individual or team whose Canadian-based research has led to a recent outstanding advance in the natural sciences or engineering.

Friday, February 6, 2015

Prof Jay Dolmage wins Prose Award for book on rhetoric and disability

Book cover of Disability Rhetoric

The Faculty of Arts congratulates Professor Jay Dolmage whose first book Disability Rhetoric was recognized with a Prose Award yesterday at a ceremony in Washington DC.

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