News archive - June 2017

Thursday, June 29, 2017

ENV alumna wins lifetime achievement award

Mary Jane Patterson receiving a certificate from Dave Blake

Mary Jane Patterson exemplifies green living. From the rain barrels and recently installed air source heat pump water heater in her home to forgoing a car in favour of biking, Patterson walks the talk when it comes to reducing her environmental impact.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Aviation professor named Top 20 Under 40

Suzanne Kearns

Renowned aviation academic Suzanne Kearns, has been named to WINGS and Helicopters Magazine’s Top 20 Under 40; a list that includes 2017’s finest young leaders in the aviation and aerospace industry.

Monday, June 26, 2017

Larry Swatuk on "Water in Southern Africa"

Larry Swatuk

Originally posted on the Water Institute website

Water Institute member and professor in the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development, Larry Swatuk, is the author of a new book titled “Water in Southern Africa.” 

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

GEM students recognized at international tourism forum

Sarah Tam and Megan Sutton.

By Lily Roth, Communications & Social Media Coordinator, Faculty of Environment

Not long ago, Sarah Tam questioned if she was on the right path. Like some master’s students, she had a hard time transitioning from her undergrad to graduate studies. But after following the advice of her supervisor, and being rewarded for stepping outside her comfort zone, Tam now knows she’s on the right track.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Water Institute members lead impactful projects on climate change

Wooden pier overlooking a lake

Originally published on the Water Institute website

Climate change is significantly impacting Canada’s water resources. From melting permafrost, to more pervasive algal blooms, to increased flooding, these impacts are only expected to increase in the future.

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