A University of Waterloo professor has accomplished an unusual publishing feat: Two books in one summer.
Eric Helleiner, acting chair of the Department of Political Science, spent 11 years poring over archived transcripts and memos to write Forgotten Foundations of Bretton Woods which is released now at the 70th anniversary of the Bretton Woods agreement.
Leakage from oil and natural gas wells and the resulting greenhouse gas emissions present is of greater environmental concern than fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, say environmental scientists and engineers at the University of Waterloo and Geofirma Engineering, Ltd.
“Hydraulic fracturing is not the main risk,” said Maurice Dusseault, a professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences. “The main risk is poor well completion that can cause methane leakage.”
The largest Canada Day party in Waterloo Region will celebrate its 30th anniversary this year as the University of Waterloo welcomes more than 50,000 people to the Columbia Lake playing fields.
Over the years, the celebration has flourished, along with the community. Thirty years ago, bands at Waterloo’s Canada Day party played from the back of a flatbed truck. To mark the thirtieth anniversary of the community celebration, Juno-nominated Born Ruffians and Canadian musical icon Steven Page will take the stage.
You may want to rethink cheering up your friends who have low self-esteem because chances are they don't want to hear it.
People with low self-esteem have overly negative views of themselves, and often interpret critical feedback, romantic rejections, or unsuccessful job applications as evidence of their general unworthiness. A new study from researchers at the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University found that they likely don't want you to try to boost their spirits.