Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Theatre and Performance Award Winners 2019

Theatre and Performance Award Winners 2019

We are proud to announce the 2019 winners of the Theatre and Performance program. Congratulations to all of the winners!

The Second Year award for Outstanding Academic Achievement in Theatre and Performance.

This award goes to the 2nd year Theatre and Performance major who has the highest cumulative average.

Winner: Emily Radcliffe

The Third Year award for Outstanding Academic Achievement in Theatre and Performance.

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Speech Communication Award Winners 2019

We are proud to announce the 2019 winners of the Speech Communication program. Congratulations to all of the winners!

The Third Year Department Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement in Speech Communication.

This award goes to the 3rd year Speech Communication major who has the highest cumulative average.

Winner: Husneya Nasim

The Senior Student Department Award for Distinguished Academic Achievement in Speech Communication.

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Christie Digital Award Winners 2019

Christie Digital Award Winners 2019

We would like to announce the Christie Digital Award winners for 2020. This competition was open to all students enrolled in the Digital Arts Communication Minor program in the Faculty of Arts and the course DAC 302 in particular.  Students applied with 1 minute videos in teams or individually and prizes ranged from $2,500, $1,000, and $500 respectively.

This award was made possible by a generous donation from Christie Digital Systems Canada Inc.

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

UpStart 20 performances cancelled

UpStart 20 poster

Dear UWaterloo Theatre and Performance community,

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

W3 - Waterloo Women's and Non-binary Wednesdays

W3 (Waterloo Women's Wednesdays)

Kim Hong Nguyen, a faculty member in the Communication Arts Department, is the Lead Faculty Representative for the Waterloo Women's Wednesdays group.

W3 (Waterloo Women's Wednesdays) is a gathering (and mailing list) of women and non-binary grad students, post-docs, staff and faculty that meets on the last Wednesday of each month.

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Book club reads for Black History Month

Selection of books by Black authors

Waterloo professors shares some of their favourite reads for Black History Month.

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Digital storytelling for truth and reconciliation

Woman holding a child

“The process of the filmmaking is an important learning and collaboration experience. Not only were the students getting involved with real world projects, but they also worked closely with Indigenous scholars and artists who are at the front line of decolonization.”  - Prof. Aynur Kadir

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Prof. Danisch podcasts 70+ micro lessons on effective communication practices

Robert Danisch speaking to student with audio recording equipment

Communication is about making meaning, says Professor Robert Danisch, department chair of Communication Arts. “You make meaning by producing effects on others. So, it’s about how to produce the right kinds of effects to convey your message or ideas.” In fact, he's making effects on students of communication in the classroom and beyond with a toolbox of learning resources, including his podcast series, Now We’re Talking.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

A Virtually New Stage of Life: A Theatre Student Returns from Prague

Jessica Bertrand looking through VR goggles

By Jess Bertrand, Theatre and Performance Major at the University of Waterloo (UW)

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Researchers create a tool to determine the games and user experiences individuals will like

Group of people sitting on stairs

Researchers create a tool to determine the games and user experiences individuals will like

University of Waterloo researchers have developed a novel tool that will enable user experience designers to create more effective, personalized games and marketing campaigns.