News archive - 2019

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Giving back through teaching, advocacy, mental health support and collaboration

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Graduate school flies by in a flurry of seminars, dissertation chapters and conference papers. While it may feel fast-paced, that time frame is crucial for students to build up their curriculum vitae and gain skills and experience suitable for future academic or industry roles.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Graduate school kickoff

On Septemer 3rd, an exceptional new cohort of Faculty of Arts graduate students assembled for graduate orientation to kick start their graduate degrees. The buzz in the room was palpable—hard work, dedication, and chasing down professors for graduate school references had led to this point: the first day of graduate school.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Professor Siemerling named Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

Winfried Siemerling

The Faculty of Arts is proud to share that Professor Winfried Siemerling of the Department of English Language and Literature is among five University of Waterloo researchers who have been named fellows of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), just announced today.

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Why narcissists aren't as smart as they think

Narcissists are less likely to use critical thinking processes that are important for solving problems and making sound decisions, new research from the University of Waterloo shows.

Thursday, August 1, 2019

How 'offloading' information could expose our memories to manipulation

When people use their computer or smartphone to store information, they may not be able to detect if that information has been manipulated when they retrieve it later, according to researchers from the University of Waterloo.

“In our study, individuals could rely on an external store when trying to remember some material and manipulations of that store often went undetected,” said Evan Risko, lead author of the study and a professor of psychology.

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