The Canadian Academic Accounting Association has named University of Waterloo professor Theresa Libby the 2014 recipient of the L.S. Rosen Outstanding Educator Award.
Established in 1983 to honour Professor L.S. Rosen, the founding president of the CAAA, the award recognizes the recipient’s contribution to Canadian accounting education through excellence in teaching, educational innovation, publications, guidance for students, as well as involvement in professional and academic societies and activities.
Researchers from the University of Waterloo and practitioners in public health will host a community discussion on the wellbeing of Ontarians Wednesday evening.
The Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW), based at Waterloo, organized the event as part of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s Café Scientifique series. The series seeks to bring health researchers and community members together to discuss health-related issues.
With its first Ontario-focused study released today, the Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW) at the University of Waterloo analyzes how well people in the province are really doing in the areas of their lives that matter the most.
Media are invited to attend a public lecture by Peter Gleick, president and co-founder of The Pacific Institute based in California, hosted by the University of Waterloo’s Water Institute.
Gleick, named by the BBC as a visionary on the environment, will describe the three ages in water, from early use through the industrial revolution to what he considers the ongoing transition to a sustainable water future. He will cover the current challenges posed by climate change, energy, agriculture, and ecosystems and will give his vision of a sustainable future.
The University of Waterloo has grown the number of childcare places available on campus with the opening of a new daycare facility.
The Bright Starts Cooperative Early Learning Centre, an amalgamation and expansion of three long-standing daycare’s at the University, is now the largest child care centre in Waterloo Region offering care for more than 160 children.