Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Study identifies way for employers to retain casual workers

Instructor demonstrating swimming to children.

Job enrichment may be an important tool for retaining seasonal frontline staff, according to a new University of Waterloo study.

Monday, November 4, 2019

Larissa McLeod receives U SPORTS Gail Wilson Award

Larissa McLeod with her award

Fourth-year Recreation and Sport Business student and varsity field hockey player Larissa McLeod received the U SPORTS Gail Wilson Award last Thursday, October 31 at the U SPORTS Field Hockey award gala in Victoria, B.C. This award is given to a player who has contributed greatly to her sport, academics and greater community.

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Two graduate students receive Mitacs Globalink research abroad awards

Congratulations to PhD student Haley Baxter and MA student Jordana Milne who received Mitacs Globalink Research Awards. The $6,000 award provides opportunities for undergraduate students, graduate students, and postdorctoral fellows at Canadian universities to build international research networks and undertake research for 12-24 weeks at a university abroad.

Friday, April 26, 2019

Experiential learning grants received

Three faculty members who recently participated in the Waterloo ExL Institute - an intensive two-day retreat focused on the integration of experiential learning into courses and programs - received grants of up to $5,500 to assist with the implementation of experiential learning into their upcoming courses.

Friday, April 12, 2019

Voucher programs can help leverage participation in new sport opportunities

Wide angle view of Milton velodrome

Cities that want to get the best use of sport facilities built to host novel events might want to give out vouchers for free trials to spectators.

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