News for Alumni

Friday, June 3, 2022

Congratulations to our newest PhDs!

PhD graduate with family

A doctoral degree is the ultimate culmination of hard work and dedication. From countless hours attending seminars and conducting research, to TA'ing courses and preparing a dissertation, our PhD students have shown grit and determination from the outset. While the pandemic may have impacted the way research and courses were conducted, it cannot take away from the monumental accomplishment of completing a doctoral degree.

Thursday, June 2, 2022

Celebrating class of 2022 Bachelors of Arts

gold medal held by blue lab gloves

This Spring Convocation the Faculty of Arts proudly celebrates our undergraduate class of 2022, who represent the vast majority of graduands walking across the convocation stage. As part of our multiple celebrations of grads and honourees, we warmly congratulate the distinguished Arts undergraduates receiving special awards and honours.

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Congrats to Arts 2021 Co-op Student of the Year

For her outstanding work as a marketing associate for a cybresecurity organization, Ingrid Kaffka, a major in English Rhetoric, Media and Professional Communication, has been selected 2021 Co-op Student of the Year in the Faculty of Arts.

Tuesday, February 8, 2022

Remembering artist and professor emeritus Tony Urquhart

Tony Urquhart in studio

Tony Urquhart passed away on January 26 at the age of 87. He was one of Canada’s great artists. As a professor of fine arts at the University of Waterloo from 1972 to 1999, Urquhart is also remembered as a great teacher and a warm and generous man.

Friday, January 21, 2022

History PhD candidate wins AMS Doctoral Completion Award

Lucy Vorobej

Congratulations to Lucy Vorobej, a History PhD candidate, for winning a national Doctoral Completion Award from the Associated Medical Services (AMS) History of Medicine and Healthcare Program.

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