News archive - October 2010

Monday, October 25, 2010

Visit by astronaut Dr. Robert Thirsk highlights experiences in space and health research collaborations with AHS

Canadian Space Agency astronaut Dr. Robert Thirsk visited the University of Waterloo and the Village of Winston Park to discuss his six-month experience on board the International Space Station and what life in outer space may teach us about maintaining good health here on Earth.

Saturday, October 23, 2010

AHS honours campus advisor and Olympic medalist

In October 2010, the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences was proud to recognize the contributions made by two outstanding alumni to the health and well-being of society.

For achieving international prominence in Women’s Rugby and in bobsleigh–culminating with Canada’s first ever women’s bobsleigh gold medal at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics, and for dedicated public service in Canada and abroad, the faculty honoured Heather Moyse with the 2010 AHS Young Alumni Award.