News archive - 2016

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

March Student Profile: Kayleigh Swanson

Kayleigh Swanson and friends eating lunch

Upon arriving at the University of Waterloo, Kayleigh Swanson started her academic experience intending on majoring in Legal Studies. However, after taking some entry level PACS courses, she discovered that PACS was really the right major for her.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

New Course to be offered on Engineering and Peace

The Peace and Conflict Studies department is pleased to be offering a new PACS 301 Special Topics course called "Engineering and Peace." This course has been built around the idea that Peace and Conflict Studies has an important contribution to make to the practice of engineering, and that engineers have an important role to play in advancing peace.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Celebrating Refugee Rights Day

Proud to protect logo

Students from Dr. Marlene Epp`s Refugees and Forced Migration class ran an information exhibit about refugee issues. This event showcased experiential learning projects by students. There was also local performances and great food. All proceeds raised were donated to the Mennonite Coalition for Refugee Support (MCRS).

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Global Mennonite Peacebuilding Conference

Global mennonite peacebuilding conference logo

PACS faculty members Reina Neufeldt and Marlene Epp are co-chairing the

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Understanding the refugee crisis - Discussion panel

Event poster (Understanding the refugee crisis)

On Tuesday, March 15, 2016 Dr.