News archive - March 2014

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Congratulations Aaron Bustard

Congratulations to masters student Aaron Bustard for receiving the 2014 Society of Economic Geologists Fellowship (SEGF) worth $7500. This prestigious international award is given to students who intend to pursue a course of study in economic geology leading to a Professional Master's, Master of Science (M.Sc.) and/or Ph.D. degree. For more information go to the Society of Economic Geologists website.

Monday, March 17, 2014

New mastodon mural arrives at Earth Sciences Museum

Photo of mastadon mural installation at the Earth Museum, University of Waterloo

The digital mural shows a mastodon in a Southern Ontario wetland 15,000 years ago. It will teach students and visitors about Ice Age flora, fauna and the process of fossilization.

Monday, March 17, 2014

Ivarson Soils Scholarship Awarded to Cailin Hillier

Ivarson Soils Scholarships Awarded

(OTTAWA, 13 MARCH 2014) The Agricultural Institute of Canada Foundation (AICF) is honoured to announce the 2014 recipients of the Dr. Karl C. Ivarson Scholarship for graduate students in soil science and related studies.  University of Waterloo student, Ms. Cailin Hillier, is one of two cross-Canada recipients of a $5,000 scholarship. She is recognized for her outstanding academic achievements, areas of study, leadership and career interests.