Monday, August 24, 2020

Grebel students address helplessness with innovation through the Pandemic Challenge

Graphic image of COVID-19 Pandemic Challenge registration numbers

At the University of Waterloo, innovation and entrepreneurship opportunities are around every corner. Yet in the Spring semester an opportunity arose to rethink how students can be involved in changemaking. What if UWaterloo could provide a space for students to apply their innovative and systems-change mindsets to a real-life, ever-changing problem: the COVID-19 pandemic?

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

From UWaterloo to the UN: A student's journey with education as activism

Life Jacket Graveyard on the island of Lesvos, piled with thousands of orange lifejackets

In the spring of 2016, Kirsten Mosey, the Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement’s Communications Coordinator, was standing in a refugee camp on the small Greek island of Lesvos.

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Building peace locally and globally with Growing Hope Farm

Family walking at Growing Hope Farm

Growing Hope Farm in Cambridge is a place where Waterloo region residents can purchase organic produce, partake in goat yoga, or visit for a day.