Shaping our Sustainable Future
For over 40 years the Faculty of Environment has been dedicated to having a positive impact locally and globally. With interdisciplinary programs and research, our community of students, faculty, alumni, donors and staff make meaningful change happen in the classroom, the office, and in communities around the world. Our vision is to use our unique position as a leading teaching and research institute for the environment to create sustainable solutions needed to address the complex challenges facing our world.
- Aug. 13, 2018
“Learning to fly gliders enables our students to understand the simplicity of flight principles, the complexity of GPS computer systems and the beautiful dynamics of the environment around us.” —Paul Parker, Professor at the Faculty of Environment
- Aug. 10, 2018
Opinion: A pilot-training crisis is threatening to make Canada’s aviation sector unsustainable—which would lead to under-served northern communities and more cancelled flight
This article was written by Associate Professor Suzanne Kearns for MacLean's magazine.
- Aug. 7, 2018
This summer is on track to become one of the hottest on record in Atlantic Canada, as stifling heat and humidity levels persist from coast-to-coast.
- Aug. 8 to Oct. 1, 2018
As part of the commitment to the UN Women’s HeForShe IMPACT 10x10x10 initiative, the University of Waterloo presents the Third Annual HeForShe Writing Contest, launching September 2018.
- Aug. 23, 2018
"A unique, participatory history lesson – developed in collaboration with Indigenous Elders, knowledge keepers and educators..."
In an effort to continue University of Waterloo’s commitment to respond to the Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action, you are invited to participate in the KAIROS Blanket Exercise.
- Sep. 7 to 8, 2018
The Hold the Line 2018 Festival is the second annual cycling and folk music festival, featuring group cycling rides and 11 local music collaborations, as well as camping and a pancake Breakfast.
There will be:
All-ages activities & workshops
Countryside cycling rides
Music & celebration
Local food & drink