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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.

  1. May 25, 2018Canadian polar bear tourism reinforces gender stereotypesA Polar Bear

    A new study by researchers at the University of Waterloo reveals that Canadian polar bear tourism imposes hegemonic gender roles onto polar bear bodies and reinforces heterosexual gender stereotypes and the patriarchy.

  2. May 24, 2018In the Media: Floods in B.C., New Brunswick a warning of what's to comecity news logo in the media

    Climate change researchers say this month’s B.C. floods, and the record-setting New Brunswick floods before them, are a glimpse into the future for people who live near Canada’s many rivers.

  3. May 22, 2018In the Media: Dealerships are a tipping point for the Electric Vehicles marketin the media nature magazine

    Many consumers encounter electric vehicles for the first time at car dealerships when they are looking to buy a new vehicle. Now, research shows that interactions with sales personnel have an important and often detrimental influence on the purchase of electric vehicles, presenting a critical barrier to their wide-spread adoption.

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  1. May 30, 2018Workshop: Rapid Career Promotion Briefinginfo poster Larry Smith

    For undergraduate and graduate students:

    Please join us for Centre for Career Action's Rapid Career Promotion Briefing workshops, presenting you with practical tactics to position yourself for developing and advancing rapidly in your career.

  2. June 6, 2018Ottawa Environment Alumni-Student Meet and GreetView of Ottawa

    Ottawa Student-Alumni Meet & Greet

    If you are a current student on co-op in Ottawa during the Spring 2018 term, consider joining us on June 6th for an informal, fun, and friendly student-alumni mixer.

  3. June 12, 2018 Faculty of Environment Spring 2018 Convocation & Grad ReceptionsEnvironment students at convocation

    The Faculty of Environment is proud to announce the convocation ceremony for Spring 2018 Convocation. 

    2:30PM - *4:30PM | Physical Activities Complex, Main Gymnasium

    *Note: ending time is approximate

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