News archive - 2015

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Celebration of World Town Planning Day at the University of Waterloo

Student discussing site plan

World Town Planning Day celebrates the role of the planning profession in creating livable communities. It is celebrated annually in more than 30 countries on four continents and has been celebrated for over 55 years.

Friday, October 23, 2015

Planning PhD Maxwell Hartt receives Fulbright Award

Maxx Hartt

Maxwell Hartt, a PhD Candidate in the School of Planning at the University of Waterloo, and Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) doctoral fellow, has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright Canada student grant to conduct research at Tufts University during the 2015-2016 academic year. His project is entitled “Transferring Planning Strategies in Shrinking Cities.”

Monday, October 5, 2015

2015 Dean of Environment's Scholarship for Excellence winners

Congratulations to Gavin Hermanson and Peter Voltsinis for receiving the Dean of Environment's Scholarship for Excellence award! This award recognizes students for their achievements pertaining to the environment outside the classroom.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

AGP Brown Bag Lunch Sessions Fall 2015

The AGP Brown Bag lunches have long been an excellent venue for facilitating student-faculty interaction, and contribute positively to the intellectual environment in the School. In conjunction with the AGP, the School is pleased to present the lunch speaker series for the fall term!

A list of winter speakers will be available in the near future.

This series is jointly funded by the School, AGP and UWPAT.

Upcoming sessions

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Luna Khirfan wins ARCH + International Design Competition!

Congratulations

to School of Planning professor, Luna Khirfan and undergraduate student Mandy Zhang for their award winning submission of “Community Based Climate Change Adaptation in Tobago”!

This winning entry was in the second category of the ARCH+ International Design Competition “Planetary Urbanism – Critique in the Medium of Information Design”

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