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Monday, May 20, 2019

KI grad wins prestigious Banting Fellowship

Trystan Goetz, BKI'12, has been awarded a Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship.

He’ll be working at Dalhousie University investigating the role of intellectual accountability in a world of fake news and extremism.

Read more at Government of Canada selects Dal PhDs and PostDocs for its most esteemed awards.

Friday, April 12, 2019

KI student innovates to increase access for children with complex needs

KI student Karissa Manning, Computer Science student Greg Maxin, and Justin Doyle, a social work graduate and advocate for accessibility created a software solution called RocketCare to optimize scheduling and appointment booking practices for therapeutic and support services for children and youth with a wide range of complex needs.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

KI-X 2019 a great success!

The 2019 KI student-designed exhibition was a very meaningful learning experience.

Read a great summary in the news article "KIX 2019"

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

KI student gets inspired at academic conference

KI student Hannah Gardiner sent us news about her conference participation:

"Last week, I had the privilege of presenting at the Scholarship of Undergraduate Literary Studies (SOULS) Conference at Bishop’s University. Surrounded by other undergraduate students passionate about their own research – who likewise took keen interest into everyone else’s – it was not hard to be motivated.

Friday, February 15, 2019

KI eXhibition 2019 getting ready for launch

The third-year KI students are working hard in the final design and building stage of their design projects and will be ready for their exhibits to be open during March Break, March 11-16.

The theme for this year is the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, and their exhibits explore recycling, reconciliation, social sustainability, volunteering abroad, and reframing perceptions.

Please check out KI-X 2019!

Monday, February 4, 2019

KI student presents at SOULS conference

Hannah Gardiner, 4th year KI student, has been invited to present her paper “Academic Writing and Standard English” at the Scholarship of Undergraduate Literary Studies (SOULS) in March 2019 at Bishop’s University in Quebec.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

KI students create instructables

This fall, KI Senior Design Instructor Paul McKone designed and taught INTEG 375 Special Topics: Hands-on Sustainability, a real-world project course to rescue objects from the waste stream, determine why they were discarded, suggest how to refurbish them, and propose how to put them into the hands of those who can use them.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

KI shapes leaders for a complex world

The Bachelor of Knowledge Integration is featured in the Fall 2018 issue of the University of Waterloo Magazine.

read the "Integrated Learning" article

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

KI student participates in conservation symposium

KI student Chloé St. Amand will be a Student Moderator at the 2018 Latornell Conservation Symposium, a large, three-day conference/symposium with several hundred attendees from academia, the government, and private sectors.

This year is the 25th anniversary of Latornell, and the theme is "Land to Great Lakes - Relationship Status: It's Complicated". Her experience at the symposium will complement her studies in Knowledge Integration and Earth Sciences, specializing in Hydrogeology.