News archive - 2017

Monday, April 3, 2017

KI student wins early-stage startup funding from Velocity

First year KI student Ethan Milne of Rugelach, Roswell and Rufus won $5,000 in seed funding from Velocity, the entrepreneurship program at the University of Waterloo.

The design is a novel EMS spine board to more accurately weigh children in paediatric emergencies.

Congratulations, Ethan!

Thursday, March 30, 2017

KI professor supports students in mapping collaboration network

KI professor John McLevey supervised the Waterloo iGEM students in their project to map the collaboration network of teams that participated in the 2015 iGEM competition.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

KI student attends Arctic Youth Ambassador Caucus

Deanna Di Vito, third-year KI student, along with 50 other youth leaders (25 from the South, 25 from the North) participated in the Arctic Youth Ambassador Caucus in Iqaluit, Nunavut March 8-12 to learn more about Nunavut and to engage in round-tables with Northern youth on issues they face every day (e.g., food security, health care, climate change, access to education).

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Do you have strong interests in and commitment to social justice?

Check out the new KI Social Justice Entrance Scholarship. (applications closed April 2017)

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

KI professor studies how social inequalities connect to creative economies

Allyson Stokes, Assistant Professor in Knowledge Integration, was quoted in an article in Glamour magazine about her research on workers in the arts and culture sector, examining how social inequalities connect to the development of creative economies. Her current project examines the experiences of filmmakers, fashion designers, and musicians in Austin, Texas.