News archive - 2020

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

In the media: Sanjay Nepal discusses the sudden end of Iceland’s tourism growth with The Globe and Mail

Dr. Sanjay Nepal was recently featured in The Globe and Mail article published last Friday, titled "What other tourist darlings can learn from the sudden end of Iceland’s ‘miraculous’ tourism growth." The Globe and Mail article is guided by the research of Dr. Sanjay Nepal in order to confirm that "overtourism" has been a substanital aspect of research in recent years, and is a concern for many tourist driven countries. Dr.

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Dean of Environment Scholarship for Excellence winners announced

scholarship winner's at Dean of Environment Scholarship of Excellence breakfast

Each year, the Dean of Environment’s Scholarship for Excellence is awarded to up to five incoming undergraduate Environment students. Recipients are selected based on academic excellence, demonstrated leadership, and a passion for the environment. Meet the Fall 2019 winners.

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

University provides coronavirus update

"In January 2020, a new coronavirus (2019-nCoV) was identified as the cause of an outbreak of pneumonia originating in Wuhan, China," writes Sandra Banks, vice-president, university relations in a memo circulated to campus yesterday afternoon. "The situation is rapidly evolving and Campus WellnessRegion of Waterloo Public Health and Emergency ServicesPublic Health Ontario, along with the Ministry of Health, is closely monitoring the outbreak."

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Waves of migrants escaping sea level rise could flood urban centres inland

people walking through a flooded area

On the heels the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees warning at Davos that sea level rise will force millions around the world to relocate away from coastal areas. A new study co-authored by a University of Waterloo researcher offers the first clear tool to predict where these climate migrants could move to due to climate change, and how this will affect communities.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Dean Jean reappointed

dean jean in front of the living wall

The dean of the Faculty of Environment Jean Andrey has been reappointed for her second term after recent votes at Senate and the Board of Governors’ Executive Committee. Senate voted on November 20 to recommend that the President recommend the reappointments to the Board Executive Committee.

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