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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Why we need to understand how the world hinged on Cuba in 1962

Fidal Castro with Jim Blight speaking to him

UWaterloo scholars challenge millennials to abolish nuclear weapons

In 1992, on the 30th anniversary of the Cuban missile crisis, historians Jim Blight and janet Lang organized a remarkable meeting in Havana between Fidel Castro, Robert McNamara, and former aides of Nikita Khrushchev.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Anthropology adjunct professor among new Order of Canada appointees

men being filmed by camera man on arctic tundra

Three people with strong links to the University of Waterloo were among the newest appointees to the Order of Canada, including Douglas Stenton, Adjunct Professor in the Department of Anthropology. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, announced the 125 appointees on December 29.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Geoff Fong named Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

Geoff Fong speaking at microphone

Professor of social psychology Geoffrey Fong has received one of Canada’s most distinguished scholarly honours in being named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC).

Monday, July 10, 2017

2017 Vanier Scholar explores urban design for citizen wellbeing

Robin Mazumder

The research of PhD candidate Robin Mazumder will have important insights and implications for 21st century urban planning – especially for mitigating the negative effects of tall buildings on the wellbeing of citizens.

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Agent of change: student wins provincial award for actions and advocacy to end sexual violence

Sarah Wiley

The Faculty of Arts proudly congratulates student Sarah Wiley for receiving Ontario’s Draw-The-Line Post-Secondary Sexual Violence Prevention Award, a new award to recognize students, student leaders, institutions, college and university community members for their outstanding efforts in sexual violence prevention.

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