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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, 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.

Monday, September 23, 2019

Distinguished Professor Emerita receives RSC medal

Wendy Mitchinson and colleagues

Last week the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) named Distinguished Professor Emerita of History, Wendy Mitchinson, as the recipient of the 2019 Jason A. Hannah Medal, which is awarded for works that advance Canadian research in the history of medicine.

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Congratulations to Ian Milligan!

Ian Milligan giving speech for award acceptance.

Congratulations to Ian Milligan, Associate Professor in History, for earning the award for Excellence in Research at this year's Arts Awards! Keep up the good work, Ian!