On Thursday January 10, the University of Waterloo’s Office of Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (GSPA) hosted the final showcase for the GRADflix initiative. The Faculty of Environment represented five of the fifteen finalists, the largest number of any faculty on campus.
The Faculty of Environment would like to congratulate the amazing student winners of the Spring 2018 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?
Alison Braithwaite, a graduate student under the supervision of Researcher Nancy Worth in the Department of Geography was recently awarded the J. Alan George Student Leadership Award.
The award is presented to an entering graduate student, chosen from among students within three terms of first receipt of a Provost Doctoral Entrance Award for Women and based on a record of student leadership.
The new Environment Plan released by Ontario's Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks features several aspects of the work done by the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation (ICCA). Much of the language and information on pages 18-21 and again on page 30 were recommendations made by the Intact Centre on how Ontario should proceed on adaptation.
Tahnee Prior, a Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholar and Ph.D. Candidate in the Faculty of Environment at the University of Waterloo, researches Arctic environmental governance. On the sidelines of her doctoral work, however, Tahnee is actively seeking to bring issues of gender equality to the forefront of Arctic discourse.