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Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Ashley Rose Mehlenbacher, Canada Research Chair in Science, Health, and Technology Communication

Ashley Rose Mehlenbacher

The Government of Canada has just announced 43 Canada Research Chairs (CRC), including Professor Ashley Rose Mehlenbacher of the Faculty of Arts, who holds the CRC in Science, Health, and Technology Communication. Concurrently announced, Mehlenbacher has also won funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) to support her research infrastructure.

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Professor Guy Poirier named Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

Guy Poirier

Congratulations to Professor Guy Poirier of the Department of French Studies who has been named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC). He joins distinguished Canadians who have made remarkable contributions in the arts, the humanities and the sciences, as well as in Canadian public life.

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Longhouse Labs Project receives $50K donation from Wawanesa Mutual Insurance

Logo for Longhouse Labs

The Faculty of Arts is pleased to announce the first corporate donation to the Longhouse Labs Project. Wawanesa Insurance donated $50,000 to support the creation of an art studio space.  

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Canada Research Chairs will advance equity and justice in two key areas of Canadian society

Logan MacDonal and Alana Cattapan

The Government of Canada has just announced the newest group of Canada Research Chairs (CRC), including two from Waterloo’s Faculty of Arts. Alana Cattapan, a professor in Political Science, is a tier two CRC in The Politics of Reproduction. Logan MacDonald, a professor in Fine Arts, is a tier two CRC in Indigenous Art. Congratulations to both outstanding scholars on their distinguished career achievement!

Friday, March 6, 2020

Turning data into meaningful policy ideas: MPS Policy Datafest 2020

five-member Datafest grad student team smile in group pose

The Master of Public Service (MPS) program hosted the second annual Policy Datafest last week with more than 70 graduate students digging into public datasets to extract meaningful narratives and recommend policies for positive change.

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