November 2019

This blog shares news, ideas, and stories about PeaceTech, an initiative of the Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement.

Seasons change, the activity continues

Jack Rosen Contest Winners

For those of us who work and study in universities, there are distinct rhythms to each semester, and right now we are entering a time of endings. Classes are wrapping up, major projects are coming due, and exams are looming. Meetings and publication deadlines that some of us have managed to put off are starting to pile up. And, right on cue, the University of Waterloo is providing a dizzying array of opportunities for aspiring entrepreneurs to test and showcase their efforts.

To remember is to…

MCC Button

Canadians observe Remembrance Day on November 11, a tradition established following the First World War to mark the anniversary of the armistice or end to fighting.

Drones are in the air… and on the walls

Drone Dialogues

One of the most exciting times of the year in the Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement is when a new exhibit is installed in the Grebel Gallery. In addition to inspiring reflection and conversations among members of our campus and surrounding community, these exhibits also contribute to the creative energy of participants in the Centre. The view outside my office door is always interesting, but our latest exhibit is particularly provocative.

Mark your calendar

DarwinAI poster

As we turn another page in the 2019 calendar, the days are getting colder and shorter. But there is no shortage of local PeaceTech-related events in the month ahead!