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Thursday, February 25, 2021

Dr. Christopher Taylor featured at Waterloo's Black History Month Celebration Event

History’s Dr. Christopher Taylor is among the panelists that will be at Waterloo’s key celebration event for Black History Month - Rooted in History: A Celebration of Black History as Canadian History on Friday, February 26, 2021 at 1:00 PM-2:30 PM EST.

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Marking Remembrance Day

A person holding a wartime log from World War Two

Read about how our students and faculty are honouring the sacrifices of Canadians in war through research.

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.