America Votes: What should we expect?
Join the University of Waterloo, in partnership with the Kitchener Public Library, for an online community lecture.
With all eyes on the upcoming election in the United States, University of Waterloo researchers discuss potential social, political and economic impacts for Canada and the world.
When: Tuesday, October 27, 2020 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Gerry Boychuck, professor, Department of Political Science
Robert Danisch, professor, Department of Communication Arts
Moderated by Daiene Vernile, former broadcaster and MPP, Kitchener Centre.
The University of Waterloo’s President’s Community Impact Awards recognize individuals or teams of community members, students, staff or faculty who embody the University’s spirit of innovation and contribute to making Waterloo Region strong and prosperous.
Award winners may be distinguished through such community service activities as volunteer work, public speaking, school outreach, or other outstanding community service.
How will the disruptions of 2020 affect our children and their development? University of Waterloo researchers explore the short and long-term social and developmental consequences and how we can avoid exacerbating the effects of the global pandemic.
University of Waterloo researchers and Kitchener Public Library have curated lists of resources including books, online articles, podcasts and video series, research papers, and websites for your reference.
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