News archive - March 2018

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Environment recognizes the Fall 2017 Co-op Work Term Award winners

the winners and jean andrey

The Faculty of Environment would like to congratulate the amazing student winners of the Fall 2017 Co-op Work Term Award. These students demonstrated exceptional performance in their placements. Each of the recipients received a $100 credit to their account, a letter from the Dean of Environment and two copies of their certificate. Curious who won? Check out the table below with the winners and their reports.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Julie Kate Seirlis awarded Distinguished Teacher Award, 2018

Julie Kate

Julie Kate Seirlis is an Assistant Professor at St. Paul’s University College whose “transformative and memorable” teachings have inspired students, alumni, and colleagues. Nominees praise her “graceful guidance” in the development of students’ “tools for ‘critical thinking.’” Her undergraduate students value that she “constantly challenges her students to go further and deeper.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Environment professor launches new book for the next generation of aviation professionals

Fundamentals of aviation Book Cover

A new book for the next generation of aviation professionals will be launched at the Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre (WWFC) on April 8 at 1pm. The book, Fundamentals of International Aviation is by Dr. Suzanne Kearns, professor of Aviation at the University of Waterloo. Dr. Kearns will do a short talk about the book and be available for signing afterwards.

Monday, March 26, 2018

In the Media: Blair Feltmate and Larry Swatuk on The Agenda with Steve Paikin for World Water Day

University of Waterloo, Faculty of Environment: In the media - TVO

Last Thursday, Intact Centre on Climate Adaption (ICCA) head Blair Feltmate spoke to Steve Paikin on The Agenda about climate risk and extreme weather.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

3MT Environment heat winner competing in university-wide competition tomorrow

Victor Agbo, Percy Korsah and Tia Driver

Winner Percy Korsah (centre) and runners-up Victor Agbo (left) and Tia Driver (right).

How would you explain the entire breadth and significance of your life's work (or thesis) to people with no background in your work in 1 slide and 3 minutes? Earlier this month, PhD Candidate Percy Korsah won first place at the 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) Environment heat, with runners-up Victor Agbo and Tia Driver tying for second place. Each year 3MT provides a venue for graduate students to share their research with the community. The student who wins the university-wide competition will go on to present at the provincial and possibly national level.

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