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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.  

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Tim Paci Wins 2018 Outstanding Performance Award

Celebrate the 2018 Outstanding Performance Award recipients

"I am very pleased to announce the award recipients for 2018, and would like to take this opportunity to congratulate them for their outstanding contributions to the University of Waterloo," writes Vice-President, Academic & Provost Jim Rush. 

Thursday, June 13, 2019

A Virtually New Stage of Life: One Theatre student's trip abroad to Prague

Jessica Bertrand outside in a stand of trees with VR goggles

What makes a performance and design compelling? In recent years there has been an exploratory focus on the opportunities virtual and mixed realities present to the entertainment world, and theatre is no exception.