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Wednesday, January 27, 2016

How artifact becomes art at UWAG

Melissa Johns

Fine Arts student Melissa Johns reviews the current University of Waterloo Art Gallery (UWAG) exhibition of the works of Elinor Whidden and UWaterloo alum Barbara Hobot.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Slow down your typing to improve your writing, says study by PhD Psychology candidate

The quality of your writing will likely get better if you simply type slower, according to a recent study.

Researchers from the University of Waterloo asked study participants to type essays using both hands or with only one. Using text-analysis software, the team discovered that some aspects of essay writing, such as sophistication of vocabulary, improved when participants used only one hand to type.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Entrepreneurship isn't just for engineers: Velocity Start

University of Waterloo students who want to learn about entrepreneurship and collaborate with like-minded people won’t have to go far to find a space to study, create, and access resources such as startup coaching and workshops.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

3 Minute Thesis: Grad students register now, then crunch ideas for 2016 competition

competitor presents thesis ideas to audience

Graduate students in Arts can register until February 5 to compete in the Faculty of Arts’ fourth annual 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) heat, to be held the week of March 7.

Friday, January 15, 2016

Fine Arts student celebrates her Aboriginal culture through artwork

Melissa in front of 6 foot tall dream catcher

This art piece may be a tad too large to hang above your bed.

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