This academic year, the Faculty of Environment was pleased to award the Dean of Environment’s Scholarship for Excellence to three very deserving incoming first-year students to acknowledge their outstanding work both in the classrooms and through their extracurricular activities. Each winner has demonstrated excellent leadership skills, a passion for the environment and academic excellence. Congratulations Ellen, Jenna, and Charissa!
Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation’s Blair Feltmate presented on climate change at The Water Tower Inn pub in Sault Ste. Marie. Community members gathered on January 25 to explore issues around climate change and more specifically how it relates to infrastructure and buildings. Dr. Feltmate was part of an expert panel also featuring Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner Dr. Dianne Sax, Rhonda Bateman and Pierre de Gagne.
University of Waterloo has recently announced additional financial incentives totalling $1.5 million to encourage the continued development of Canadian graduate research. The funds are available for both domestic PhD and research Master’s students beginning their studies in fall 2018. Funding details and eligibility requirements are specific to each faculty, with a general overview available on the Discover Graduate Studies website.