News archive - April 2019

Monday, April 29, 2019

Arts celebrates 10 new Arts Award recipients, and more

the winners of the 2019 Arts awards

Last week the Faculty of Arts held the seventh annual Celebration of Arts, featuring the presentation of 10 new Arts Awards for excellence in service, teaching, and research, and recognizing many other accomplishments of the past year - from research grants to teaching awards to honours and prizes. See the photos from this spring fete! 

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

What every leader can learn from top NHL teams

hockey puck in goalie net

A new study from the Department of Psychology's industrial-organizational unit used data from five National Hockey League seasons to show that long-term success is largely determined by a team’s tendency to save their best players for situations in which these players would have the most impact.

Monday, April 22, 2019

Are we all a little guilty of denying climate change?

Protester holding up cardboard sign that says "we don't have time"

Our belief in human progress and innovation may be keeping us from taking real action on climate change, says English professor and environmental rhetoric expert Andrew McMurry.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Professor Sarah Tolmie shortlisted for Griffin Poetry Prize

Sarah Tolmie

The Faculty of Arts is very proud to congratulate Professor Sarah Tolmie, who has been shortlisted for the 2019 Griffin Poetry Prize—Canada’s most prestigious honour for works of poetry, and the world’s largest prize for a first edition collection of poetry written in English.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Notre Dame: a monument of religion, history, architecture, art, literature

side view of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France

"In the very heart of Paris, on a small island surrounded by the Seine River, Notre-Dame de Paris has been the witness of the religious, intellectual, and political life of the capital of France." 

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