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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

Thursday, January 2, 2020

The Return of the Liberal Arts Major

LinkedIn's Dan Schawbel included the return of the Liberal Arts Major as a workplace trend to watch for in 2020. Read more on this article by Inc.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Multidisciplinary project will help historians unlock billions of archived web pages

The University of Waterloo and York University have been awarded a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to make petabytes of historical internet content accessible to scholars and others interested in researching the recent past.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Steven Bednarski wins innovation award for teaching

2014 experiential learning adventure students at Herstmonceux Castle, East Sussex, UK

Prof. Steven Bednarski has won the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education’s prestigious D2L Innovation Award in Teaching and Learning. This is the second year in a row that the Society has bestowed this prize upon a faculty member from the University of Waterloo.

Steven Bednarski is a social historian of late medieval crime, gender, and natural environment at St. Jerome’s University, a public Roman Catholic university federated within the University of Waterloo, where he also Co-Directs the Medieval Studies Program.

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Order of Canada announced for History professors Walker and English

Two celebrated scholars from Waterloo’s Department of History were recently named to the Order of Canada, which recognizes people in all sectors of Canadian society for outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the country.