Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Engineering change, and changing engineers

Jared Baribeau presenting his Capstone Design project at "PeaceTech & Pizza"

Last Tuesday evening, the Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement (CPA) was abuzz with University of Waterloo students who had come to hear about how startups in the CPA are using technology for good.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Meeting entrepreneurs and investors in DC

Venture Peacebuilding Symposium 2018 logo

It’s not every day that you find professional peacebuilders, social entrepreneurs, and impact investors gathering to engage in conversation.

Monday, January 15, 2018

Peace by piece: creating meaningful impact through art

"Beyond Essays: Approaching peace education differently" title on image of drawings

Since its inception 40 years ago, the Peace and Conflict Studies Program (PACS) at the University of Waterloo has remained a leader in peace education. Through its innovative approach to learning, the PACS program creates the opportunity for students to express their engagement with peace in diverse and powerful ways.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

"Painting a Picture of Dignity" Launches in Grebel Gallery

Painting a Picture of Dignity Poster

Tomorrow, September 21, marks the International Day of Peace and World Alzheimer’s Day. Although not typically connected, both peace and Alzheimer’s disease deeply touch the lives of many Canadians. In fact, many of us are grappling with the complexities of both!

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Epp Peace Incubator member competes for $1 million at Hult Prize 2017

Jade Choy, Lisa Tran, and Keith Choy

EPOCH, the Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement’s newest Epp Peace Incubator member, overcame daunting odds to compete for $1 million at the 2017 Hult Prize Global Finals held at the United Nations