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 researchers, we 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.

  1. Sep. 26, 2017Environment welcomes new entrepreneur in residenceBrock Dickinson

    The faculty has hired Brock Dickinson, the outgoing CEO of MDB Insight as its new Entrepreneur in Residence. His firm was recognized by Profit magazine as one of the Hot 50 fastest growing young firms. 

  2. Oct. 12, 2017Two Geography researchers receive more than $1.5 in funding from federal innovation fundJon Price

    The Geography and Environmental Management researchers will receive the funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation(CFI) for infrastructure to support their research. Geography at Environment is is one of the top 100 Geography programs in the world, and ranked fourth in Canada.

  3. Oct. 12, 2017Lack of affordable rental options for families in Kitchener-Waterloo, study findsGoogle office small

    Kitchener-Waterloo’s (K-W) rental market would benefit from more family-friendly options, according to a report from the University of Waterloo.

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  1. Oct. 25, 2017Velocity Start @ Environment KickoffVelocity Start @ Environment Kickoff

    Have you ever had an exciting idea for a startup but didn’t know where to begin?  

  2. Nov. 1, 2017Faculty of Environment Graduate Program Open House 2017EV3

    To help us shape a sustainable future, we’re embarking on a bold initiative to attract the best and brightest graduate students to be the next generation of researchers in the field.

  3. Oct. 19, 2017Big health data and cancer care with Eli KaneCancer Care Ontario

    On October 19th, Eli Kane, the Group Manager, Information Strategy, Design and Performance from Ontario Cancer Care is coming to the University of Waterloo to talk about big health data.

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