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Monday, June 15, 2020

Celebrating spring 2020 Bachelors of Arts

Undergraduate students in robes at convocation ceremony

The Faculty of Arts proudly celebrates all graduates (more than 1,400 of them!) who would have been walking across the stage to receive their diploma's this week. As part of our virtual spring 2020 convocation celebrations, we warmly congratulate the distinguished undergraduates recieving top performance awards. 

Friday, May 8, 2020

Economics professors comment on post-pandemic road to recovery

Since the COVID-19 lockdown, the University of Waterloo has released a steady stream of media advisories with Waterloo experts on all aspects of the pandemic -- and many of these feature experts in the Faculty of Arts. Last week included a Q and A with Joel Blit on re-starting the economy, and this week includes a Q and A with Mikal Skuterud on labour data, CERB, and jobs.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

2020 Arts 3 Minute Thesis heat winners

Group picture of all Arts 3MT heat competitors

Graduate students from English, Fine Arts, History, Philosophy, Psychology, Theological Studies and Sociology convened Friday, March 6th for the annual Arts Three Minute Thesis (3MT) heat. Audience members learned about the engaging and illuminating graduate research happening in the Faculty of Arts firsthand from many of our impressive graduate students. 

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

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

Lucy Vorobej profile headshot

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.

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.

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