Students in this spring term’s Introduction to Critical Design Thinking (SPCOM 149/THPERF 149) shared their work in public spaces on campus, expressing ideas and solidarity, and raising awareness toward social and environmental action.
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.
The School of Accounting and Finance's Jillian Adams has been awarded the Warren Ober Award for Outstanding Teaching by a Graduate Student. This award is given to a University of Waterloo graduate student in the Faculty of Arts who has made significant contributions to teaching.
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.
More than 30 nominations were submitted for the 2023 Arts Awards for Excellence in Service, Teaching, and Research — so many members of the Arts community inspired their chairs, supervisors, and colleagues to put names forward in recognition of their contributions and achievements.
At Congress 2023, Dr. Guy Poirier received the Canadian Society for Renaissance Studies Lifetime Achievement Award. This prestigious award recognizes researchers who, through their scholarly work, have made a major contribution to Renaissance studies in Canada or abroad.
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!
Earning a doctoral degree is a testament to an individual's academic commitment and perseverance. It is a journey marked by countless hours attending seminars, conducting research, teaching courses, and dissertation writing. Each step taken by our PhD students reflects their dedication and intellectual rigour.
Dr. Palmer Patterson, retired Professor of History at the University of Waterloo, passed away on May 17, 2023. He was a scholar of the history of Indigenous peoples in Canada, and later in his career of the American South during the post-Civil War period.
Dr. Patrick Harrigan, Distinguished Professor Emeritus and former two-term chair in the Department of History, passed away on 13 May 2023. Dr. Harrigan had a long and distinguished career at the University of Waterloo that began in 1969 and continued long after his regular retirement in 2007 as professor emeritus.