The Faculty of Arts has lost an outstanding alumna, Wendi Campbell, who passed away on January 15, 2024. Her social impacts included leading the Food Bank of Waterloo Region as CEO for more than 15 years.
Distinguished Professor Emeritus John English has been named to the Order of Ontario in recognition of his significant contributions as a historian, author and administrator, including his work in bringing "history to life, shaping our understanding of our past and place in the world today."
The Faculty of Arts is very proud to share that Dr. Sara A. Hart will hold the Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Developmental Science, based in the Department of Psychology. Hart is an expert in developmental psychology who is at the forefront of using precision education to understand how and why some children struggle to learn to read and do math.
Earning a PhD is an outstanding achievement that reflects dedication and countless hours of work, from attending classes and conducting research to teaching and writing papers. The work done by PhD graduates from the Faculty of Arts demonstrates that their studies aren't confined to books; they're geared towards making a difference in society.
The Faculty of Arts is delighted to announce the 2023 recipients of our annual alumni awards, Chris Williams (BA ’91 Fine Arts) and Sara J. Cumming (PhD ’14 Sociology).
Just announced by the Government of Canada, Dr. Lai-Tze Fan's CRC program of research encourages and enhances equity, diversity, and inclusion in AI design and will help to improve technological literacy.
In a recent TEDxCambridge talk entitled What Boredom Teaches Us, Dr. James Danckert (Psychology) shares his research insights on how adaptive approaches to boredom can help us lead fuller lives.
In the weeks after the hate-motivated attack at Hagey Hall in June, our community was talking about trauma. In this episode of Waterloo’s Beyond the Bulletin podcast, Dr. Dillon Browne of the Department of Psychology helps us understand trauma and ways to heal from a traumatic event.
Video recording and transcript of Dean Sheila Ager's remarks at the June 29, 2023 Community Gathering in the Arts Quad, in solidarity with the professor and students who were violently attacked in Hagey Hall on June 28.
This spring convocation, the Faculty of Arts, along with each of our departments, schools, and undergraduate programs, are proud to celebrate the Departmental Awards for Distinguished Academic Achievement, and the Governor General’s and Alumni Gold awards. Congratulations to our talented graduates!