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.
If you were one of the members of the Environment community who turned out for our amazing reunion events you may have noticed alum Julie Sperling, who is the City of Kitchener Artist in Residence, and a SERS alum is leading the mosaic activity.
Brian Doucet, associate professor in the School of Planning, writes in the Waterloo Region Record about the opportunities that the LRT can bring to Waterloo Region, and warns about the possible detriment that we must avoid in building within the transit corridor.
National Columnist Emma Teitel covers GEM professor Nancy Worth's research report GenY at Home in the Toronto Star: "That Toronto is expensive and very few can afford to own homes or rent them is certainly not news (the average price of a one-bedroom apartment in this city recently reached $2,000 a month). What is news, however, is the fact that a soaring cost of living has drastically changed the face of adulthood in this city."
The Faculty of Environment is proud of its many ambitious and successful alumni. With more than 14,000 Environment alumni helping make a more sustainable future and spreading their knowledge and expertise worldwide, this is our chance to recognize a handful of grads who have made exceptional contributions to creating more resilient communities.
This year’s nominees included outstanding community leaders, industry experts, and entrepreneurs. Join us in congratulating our 2017 Faculty of Environment Alumni Award winners!
Geography and Environmental Management professor Nancy Worth recently released research shedding light on why many Generation Y-ers in the Greater Toronto Area live with their parents. Titled GenYatHome, the report recieved wide comverage in the media, including CBC, CTV, and VICE.