News for Future students

Friday, July 31, 2020

History's Archives Unleashed Project scales up with Archive-It

Photo: Internet Archive servers (by Ian Milligan).

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded an over $1,000,000 CAD grant to the University of Waterloo to support the “Integrating Archives Unleashed Cloud with Archive-It” project led by Professor Ian Milligan. Read more about the project in this Arts story or in this article in the Waterloo Region Record: "Waterloo Researchers land $1 million grant for early internet archival project."

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Preserving our digital history

Ian Milligan giving a lecture to an audience

Read more about History's Archives Unleashed Project, and how historians are leveraging and preserving big data as part of our historical record in this Waterloo Stories article.

Thursday, June 4, 2020

History Faculty Awarded for Outstanding Service and Performance

Two of our faculty members have recently been recognised for their outstanding contributions to the University of Waterloo.

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Christopher Taylor interviewed by The Record

Portrait of Christopher Taylor

Get to know Dr. Christopher Taylor from Waterloo History in this candid interview by The Record.

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Ian Milligan appears on TVO's The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Screen Grab of Ian Milligan on The Agenda with Steve Paikin

History professor Ian Milligan appeared on TVO’s The Agenda with Steve Paikin to discuss “The Undoing of History.” Alongside his fellow panelists, Milligan argued for what makes history special – our deep understanding of context and nuance – and suggested that the