Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Paul McKone honoured with teaching awards

We are pleased to announce that Paul McKone, KI Senior Design Instructor, has been recognized for his dedication to experiential teaching.

Read more about Paul McKone, recipient of the Distinguished Teacher Award, 2022 on the University of Waterloo Centre for Teaching Excellence website.

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

KI professor receives OUSA teaching excellence award

We are pleased to announce that Katie Plaisance was selected as the University of Waterloo’s recipient of the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) Teaching Excellence Award for 2022.

This award "recognizes educators who excel at unlocking the potential of Ontario’s young people. Successfully engaging individuals in the learning experience depends on an instructor's ability to spark students' curiosity and desire to learn."

From the OUSA announcement:

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Fourth volume of JIRR published

The Journal of Integrative Research & Reflection (JIRR) is a student-run, peer-reviewed undergraduate academic journal. Hosted by the Department of Knowledge Integration at the University of Waterloo, JIRR aims to provide a venue for cross-disciplinary work done by undergrad students---be it applied research which employs multiple ways of knowing, creative projects that disrupt disciplinary boundaries, or theoretical work on cross-disciplinarity in undergraduate education.

Friday, November 5, 2021

KI students collaborate to develop virtual tour of the Earth Sciences Museum

The KI students in INTEG 452: Real World Problem Solving taught by Paul McKone in 2020/21 took on the challenge of collaborating with the University of Waterloo Earth Sciences Museum and worked with them to create a virtual tour.

The tour is now live, check out the virtual tour announcement!

Friday, October 22, 2021

KI professor receives prestigious OCUFA teaching award

We are pleased to announce that Kathryn (Katie) Plaisance has received a 2020-2021 Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) Teaching Award for her outstanding contributions to the quality of higher education at Ontario’s universities.

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Eric Kennedy honoured with Young Alumni Inspiration Award

We are pleased to announce that Eric Kennedy (BKI'12), is the 2021 Faculty of Environment Young Alumni Inspiration Award recipient. This award was established in 2013 to celebrate alumni who graduated less than 10 years ago and whose early professional or academic success, contribution to the community and contribution to sustainability inspire the next generation of environment graduates. 

Saturday, May 22, 2021

Grove opens at Venice Biennale

KI professor Rob Gorbet is a collaborator on Grove, the Living Architecture Systems Group’s (LASG) invited contribution to the 2021 Venice Biennale of Architecture, which opened May 22. 

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

KI student experiences supported by our donors

Our students had valuable opportunities where they applied their KI learning were supported in part by the KI donor-funded Knowledge Integration Experience Award.

Learn more about their diverse range of projects: