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Monday, November 20, 2017

Renison/Arts Professor Vinh Nguyen wins the Polanyi Prize in Literature

Vinh Nguyen

Just a few days ago the Council of Ontario Universities (COU) announced that Vinh Nguyen, professor of Diaspora Literatures at Renison University College and of English in the Faculty of Arts, has won the 2017 Polanyi Prize in Literature. This is the second Polanyi Prize awarded to a professor in Arts, following Chris Eliasmith's (Philosophy, Systems Design Engineering, Computer Science) NSERC Polanyi Prize two years ago.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

More social sciences, humanities, and creative projects funded by SSHRC

Susan Roy lecturing

Congratulations to researchers in the Faculty of Arts who received Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) grants this year. While this news is not actually new internally, the federal government just made the formal announcement of this latest round of grants. So now we have even more to shout out about SSHRC

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

A guide to the Hub (mainly for students)

students on sofas working

Dear Arts students, here is an illustrated guide to the Hagey Hall Hub and how you can get the most from this space dedicated first and foremost to student use.

Friday, October 20, 2017

Shout out for SSHRCs: Waterloo ranked #1 again for grants in social sciences and humanities

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council logo

The University of Waterloo is the top “comprehensive” institution for Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) grants once again, according to the latest Maclean’s rankings, after a single year in second place.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

English students put the ‘A’ in STEAM

Facilitators standing while students work on computers

Graduate students in the Department of English hosted visiting high school students at the Games Institute in a workshop entitled ’60 Minutes to Save the World’ as a part of the Canadian Student Leadership Conference (CSLC), held in Waterloo last week.

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