Thursday, January 14, 2021

School of Planning looking for Definite Term Lecturer in Urban Design & Planning Practice

a model design of a city

The University of Waterloo invites applications from a dynamic planning practitioner and educator for a three-year definite-term appointment as a lecturer in the School of Planning, Faculty of Environment, with the possibility of renewal as a Continuing Lecturer.

Monday, January 11, 2021

Assistant/Associate professor (tenure-track) in Future Studies with application to Cities 

a bridge a train and some condo buildings

We seek an energetic and dynamic scholar with demonstrated potential for leading academic programing and research related to future studies in the area of cities. 

Friday, January 8, 2021

A message from dean Jean Andrey on the anniversary of Marzieh Foroutan's passing

Mari standing proudly in a hallway

As a way to remember Foroutan and further her important work, and through the support of hundreds of donors from across the world, the faculty established the Marzieh (Mari) Foroutan Memorial Graduate Scholarship. It’s mission: to support international PhD students who wish to study at the Faculty of Environment and walk in Marzieh’s big footsteps.

Monday, January 4, 2021

Environment professor emeritus named to Order of Canada

Frances Westley at a podium

School of Environment Enterprise and Development professor emeritus Frances Westley received one of the highest honours in Canada for her work in social innovation. 

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Environment’s newest Canada Research Chair examines tourism in a changing world

Michelle Rutty

Michelle Rutty of the Faculty of Environment has just been named our newest Canada Research Chair (CRC). Her work can not come at a better time. As COVID-19 batters the global tourism industry, her work projects a challenging future for the tourism sector, with sea-level rise and warming temperatures placing coastal tourism resources at risk, along with less predictable natural snowfall and low temperatures required for winter recreation. 

Friday, December 11, 2020

Fireside Chat featuring the 2020 Alumni Award Recipients

Alumni Award Recipients

They are from different backgrounds and different industries but a shared passion for sustainability have propelled this year’s recipients to achieve great things. 

Faculty of Environment students and alumni come from all over the world, study in different programs and pursue careers in varying fields but there’s a common thread that unites them and ties them to their ENV roots – a passion for sustainability.  

Thursday, December 10, 2020

ICCA report: Institutional Investors find Alpha in Climate Risk Matrices

stock image of business people

The Climate Risk Matrix, developed by the Intact Centre, is a tool that institutional investors can use to identify material physical risks that investee companies face from climate-related extreme weather events.

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Dean Jean's elves have a very special holiday video message for you

jean with a santa claus hat on

Regardless of how challenging our circumstances are, traditions have a way of bringing us together. That’s why I am so proud to share our Faculty’s favourite annual tradition, the Environment Holiday Video!

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Evidence of accelerated climate change seen in Labrador mountain range

Torngat Mountains National Park

Climate change is accelerating shrub growth across many northern regions, which has important consequences for people and wildlife who live there. 

Friday, December 4, 2020

SERS student Maggie Chang named Top 25 Environmentalists Under 25

Maggie Chang Headshot

Maggie Chang, an undergraduate student in the School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability has been recognized as one of Starfish Canada’s Top 25 Environmentalists Under 25. Also recognized are Environment alumnus Beth Eden and Climate Students member Manvi Bhalla.

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