Saturday, July 6, 2019

Q&A with Dr. Alicia Batten: RS job options and tips for success

Welcome back to our Q&A series with Religious Studies instructors, alumni, and students. Get to know our people, research, and courses!

If you missed it, check out part 1 of our Q&A with Dr. Batten to learn about the relevance of studying religion and part 2 to learn about our undergraduate program. This week, we will answer questions about job opportunities with a degree in Religious Studies and tips for success.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Religious Studies Departmental Awards

We are very pleased to announce that two of our undergraduate students received departmental awards at this year's spring convocation ceremony.

Douglas Tennant was awarded the Religious Studies Departmental Award. Douglas graduated with a BA in Religious Studies with a World Religions Specialization.

Claris Lam received the St. Jerome's University Religious Studies Departmental Award. Claris graduated with a BA in Religious Studies and a minor in English Language and Literature.

Our warmest congratulations to both of you!

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Q&A with Dr. Alicia Batten: why study RS at UWaterloo

Welcome back to our Q&A series with Religious Studies instructors, alumni, and students. Get to know our people, research, and courses!

If you missed it, check out part 1 of our Q&A with Dr. Batten to learn about the relevance of studying religion. This week, we will answer questions about our undergraduate program.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Q&A with Dr. Alicia Batten: why study religion

Welcome to our Q & A series with Religious Studies instructors, alumni, and students. Get to know our people, research, and courses!

Meet Dr. Alicia Batten, RS professor and undergraduate officer.

Monday, May 13, 2019

Graduate Students Successful in SSHRC Doctoral Scholarship Competition

We are very pleased to announce that three of our PhD students have been successful in the SSHRC competition!

Chris Miller (supervised by Doug Cowan at UW) has been awarded a two-year SSHRCC doctoral award, Doaa Shalabi (supervised by David Seljak at UW) has been awarded one of the prestigious Canada Graduate Scholarships, and Sahver Kuzucuoglu (supervised by Jasmin Zine and Meena Sharify-Funk at WLU) has been awarded a 3-year year SSHRC fellowship.

Our heartiest congratulations to all of you!

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Doug Cowan Receives Arts Award in Excellence in Research

Doug Cowan with fellow award recipients

Religous Studies professor Douglas E. Cowan received an Arts Award in Excellence in Research at yesterday's ceremony. Here are photos of the event.

Congratulations, Doug!

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Daily Bulletin: New Feds service will RAISE expectations

image of two individuals with poster behind them

On Wednesday, February 27, the Federation of Students will officially launch its new student-run equity service: Racial Advocacy for Inclusion, Solidarity and Equity, or RAISE.

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Christopher Emory-Moore Wins Award in CSSR Essay Contest

Christopher Emory-Moore

Congratulations to Religious Studies PhD student Christopher Emory-Moore on winning the 2017-2018 PhD Graduate Award for the CSSR Essay Contest! His essay was on “Present Peace, Future Freedom: Children’s Meditation Instruction in Two Diasporic Tibetan Buddhist Lineages”

Friday, October 26, 2018

Congratulations to our recent graduates!

Photo of Dr. Seljak with Dr. Morlock, Dr. Brassard, and Dr. Celestini at convocation

This past fall (2018) three of our graduate students convocated! A very warm congratulations to Dr. Laura Morlock, Dr. Brooke Brassard, and Dr. Carmen Celestini for all of your hard work!

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