Thursday, July 12, 2018

Students' microfibre fix wins big at North American Youth Innovation Challenge

CEC Logo

The Faculty of Environment is proud to announce that two of our students have won funding from the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) as part of the The Youth Innovation Challenge. 

Lauren Smith of SERS and Nicole Balliston represented Canada with their project: Stop eating your dirty laundry - Our solution to microplastic pollution.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

CUT Award recipient leverages reflection for instructional development

CUT Award recipient leverages reflection for instructional development

Each year, the Centre for Teaching Excellence and Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs recognize and celebrate the teaching development efforts of a Waterloo graduate student with the Certificate in University Teaching (CUT) Award. We’re excited to announce that the 2018 CUT Award has been awarded to Caitlin Scott from the School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

SERS prof Jennifer Clapp receives Distinguished Scholar Award

Jennifer Clapp with other reearchers

The School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability is pleased to share Professor Jennifer Clapp is the recipient of the Distinguished Scholar Award of the Environmental Studies Section of the International Studies Association. The award recognizes outstanding scholars whose long history of excellent research and teaching has had substantial impact on fields associated with international relations and environmental issues.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Remembering Emily Mann

Emily in a greenhouse
It is with deep sorrow that we announce the sudden passing of Emily Ruston Mann, a recent graduate of the Faculty of Environment. Our condolences go out to her family and partner.
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

COP23 Reflection by Sanchi Sharma

Changing minds not the climate poster art mural on the wall.

It has always been a dream of mine to attend a United Nations conference as I was intrigued with how such vast number of professionals from various disciplines come together to create impactful decisions.

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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

ERS 316 (Urban Water and Wastewater) Students Support Water Charities

A collection of Water Mission cards.

As part of their thematic group project, ERS 316 students had the option of incorporating a charitable activity. They researched their themes’ key issues, identified and evaluated a local or international charity working on those water issues, and then created and undertook a fundraising effort to generate a donation to their charity of choice.

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Experiential Learning in ERS 265: Water History

ERS 265 students, Sarah Wolfe and Grand River guides.

It was an absolutely beautiful day as the students of ERS 265 — Social and Environmental History of Water — paddled down the Grand River.

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017

SERS welcomes new lecturer Christine Barbeau

SERS is pleased to welcome Christine Barbeau as the new lecturer in the school starting September 1st.

Christine will be teaching 5-6 undergraduate courses throughout the year with her focus on teaching three spring block field courses within the school.

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