News for Current students

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

UpStart 20 performances cancelled

UpStart 20 poster

Dear UWaterloo Theatre and Performance community,

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)