News archive - February 2015

Monday, February 2, 2015

Professor Jim Walker receives Olivier le Jeune Award

Congratulations to  Professor Jim Walker, the recipient of this year's Olivier le Jeune Trailblazer Award from the Ontario Black History Society!

The award was granted in recognition of Professor Walker's work in creating the very first Canadian university courses in African-Canadian history at both the undergraduate and graduate level, which he did here at the University of Waterloo during the early 1970s.