News archive - February 2016

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Earth Sciences alumni honoured with University of Waterloo Alumni Awards

Since 2007, the Faculty of Science has cherished the tradition of honouring alumni who have distinguished themselves as outstanding professional and personal achievers in their chosen fields and who have loyally dedicated their time and service to their alma mater.

Monday, February 8, 2016

Waterloo researchers celebrate World Wetlands Day with a sold-out public lecture on Dutch wetlands

World Wetlands Day banner held up by conference participants

World Wetlands Day is an annual international celebration commemorating the signing of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands on February 2, 1971. Signed by 168 countries, it is one of the most successful and long-lasting global environmental treaties ever ratified, protecting more than 200 million hectares of designated wetlands worldwide.