Friday, May 24, 2019

Remembering Bill Shalinsky 1929-2019

The School of Planning mourns the loss of Bill Shalinsky. Pierre Filion has kindly prepared a narrative of the time he shared with Bill in the School.

Celebration of Life to be held on Saturday June 1, 2019 1:30pm - 4:00pm at Temple Shalom, 543 Beechwood Drive, Waterloo, ON  N2T 2S8

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Martine August receives Best Conference Paper Award

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Martine August for receiving 2019 Best Conference Paper award at the 49th Annual Meeting of the Urban Affairs Association earlier this month in Los Angles.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Corporate Knights Magazine’s Top 30 under 30 for Sustainability – School of Planning Alumni Meaghan Mendonca

The School of Planning is proud of their alumni!  We congratulate recent award recipient Meaghan Mendonca, 2012 graduate of our BES Honours Co-op Planning for being named Top 30 under 30 in Sustainability. Meaghan is currently employed as a senior advisor for Metrolinx’s Benefits Management & Sponsor Office, working on  North America’s largest infrastructure project, GO Expansion.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

NSW Young Planner of the Year - Planning Institute of Australia!

The School of  Planning offers our sincere congratulations to 2014 Alumni Rukshan de Silva for receiving the Young Planner of the Year award in New South Wales! Rukshan also completed a Master of Economic Development and Innovation (MEDI) at Waterloo before embarking on his very successful career in both the private (HOK) and public (Town of Halton) sectors.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Teaching Assistant Award Winners - 2017 !

Congratulations to the School of Planning teaching assistant award winners!

Teaching assistants are an integral part of successful course delivery. In order to recognize excellence in teaching among our Teaching Assistants, the School of Planning has introduced a new annual TA Award program. Instructors are asked to nominate TA's who have demonstrated commitment to the student learning experience through their outstanding efforts in a course.

Distinguished Teaching Assistant Award

Patrick Casey
PLAN 102, Fall 2017

Monday, August 20, 2018

School of Planning welcomes Janice Barry

The School of Planning is pleased to announce that Janice Barry has joined our team as of July 1, 2018, as a tenure track Assistant Professor. Janice is an established scholar, with previous appointments at the University of Glasgow, University of Sheffield and most recently the University of Manitoba.

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