The University of Waterloo honoured several students with the Co-op Student of the Year Awards. These are provided annually to students for their contributions to their employers, communities and the development of co-operative education.
Our own Darya Berezhnova received an honourable mention for Waterloo’s awards this year. Congratulations!
Twenty-two MPS students made their way to Ottawa on February 22 to participate in a policy jam session graciously hosted by the Treasury Board of Canada, and Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Canada.
On March 2 Dr. Esselment travelled to Toronto to meet with this year’s cohort of Ontario Legislative Interns to talk about political communications and the rise of the permanent campaign. As usual, the interns had great questions and the discussion was thoroughly enjoyable. These smart young people will certainly make their mark in the world. Dr. Esselment was especially happy to see intern Matthew Klassen, one of her former students at UW PSCI!
UW Global Affairs Association is pleased to announce a call for submissions for the 2nd edition of our journal. Acceptable works include: student articles, op-eds, essays, or another work that highlights global issues. Submissions will be accepted from all disciplines.
The deadline to submit your work for consideration is Monday, March 26.
The Department of Political Science is thrilled to celebrate the return of the Master of Public Service (MPS) program to the main campus of the University of Waterloo. Steve Orsini, Secretary of the Cabinet, Head of the Ontario Public Service and Clerk of the Executive Council gave the keynote address on Friday, November 24, 2017 during the formal grand opening of the program's new space.
The MPS program can now be found in East Campus 5.
Prof. Eric Helleiner is one of six 2017 recipients of the prestigious Killam Research Fellowship valued at $70,000 per year for 2 years. During this time Prof. Helleiner will pursue groundbreaking research on "Globalizing the Classical Foundations of International Political Economy".