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Friday, June 28, 2019

GBDA Students win funding for social venture to reduce reliance on plastics

The winning team of students

A team of Global Business and Digital Arts students developed Virtuous Waste, an alternative to plastic packaging made of seaweed. Their winning solution at World Vision Social Innovation Challenge will receive $25,000 in funding.

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, March 11, 2019

Creating comics, creating change: graphic novelist David A. Robertson visits campus this week

David Alexander Robertson speaking

David Robertson will speak about his work to educate and entertain through the format of the graphic novel and other multi-media artistic collaborations. I've dedicated my writing career to educating people about First Nations cultures… It should be no surprise that, since I read them so much as a kid, I've chosen to do this work primarily through comics.”

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Green spaces can help you trust strangers

an open field with skyscrapers in the background

Simple, inexpensive urban design interventions can increase well-being and social connections among city residents, finds a new case study from the Urban Realities Lab at the University of Waterloo.

Monday, December 3, 2018

AI needs diverse human perspectives to work for everyone

three professors in chairs on stage at event

At a recent Faculty of Arts public panel at Kitchener Public Library, professors in economics, philosophy, and human-computer interaction discussed implications of artificial intelligence and how we can ensure its development and application responds to diverse human experience.

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