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Wednesday, October 8, 2014

KI student runs for school board trustee

Andrew Clubine, second-year Knowledge Integration student, is a candidate for Waterloo Region District School Board Trustee for Waterloo-Wilmot.

He builds on his experience in high school as a student trustee, current involvement in university student politics, and many other community initiatives.

We're proud of Andrew for stepping up to the challenge!

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

KI students create online exhibit for Project Bookmark Canada

Students in our 4th year “Real World Problem Solving” elective course (INTEG 452 A & B) in 2013/14 created an online exhibit for Project Bookmark Canada.

Learn more on the Project Bookmark Canada blog.

Visit the online exhibit to accompany an existing installation: Terry Griggs’ Rogues’ Wedding, Bookmarked in Owen Sound.

Friday, September 26, 2014

KI professor connects with maker culture

Knowledge Integration professor Rob Gorbet is collaborating with other University of Waterloo professors Steve Quilley (Environmental and Social Innovation) and Marcel O’Gorman (Critical Media Lab) to study the impact of accessibility of ‘making’ technologies for ‘ordinary people’ on their sense of self(-worth) and their consumer practices. This research is funded by a grant from the Metcalf Foundation.

Read more about "Making for the Masses" on the makebright blog.

Monday, September 1, 2014

Knowledge Integration gains departmental status

On September 1, the Centre for Knowledge Integration becomes the Department of Knowledge Integration.

Read the full announcement.

Friday, August 8, 2014

The next generation of agriculture

KI student Jillian Anderson was recently profiled in her local newspaper, The Parkland Review, from Tisdale, Saskatchewan, about her summer experiences.

She's working on a research farm, and is applying her knowledge integration (KI) skills in communication, design, technology, and problem solving.