Thursday, September 19, 2019

Around Renison - September 20, 2019

Young girl sitting at a desk, looking out the window.

Renison’s Kristina Llewellyn part of Canada-wide project to study how students learn about history

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Short story contest - submissions now open

Image of branch with text describing contest (details are in the text below as well).

Budding authors: submissions are now being accepted.  

The Consulate General of the United Arab Emirates in Toronto in partnership with Canadian Days Magazine and Renison University College - Waterloo invites you to submit a short piece of original fiction (short story of 1000 words maximum) on the theme of:

Friday, August 30, 2019

Renison’s One Sky Festival celebrates 25 years

Image of blue sky in background. Text reads: One sky festival, saturday, September 21, 11am-2pm, Renison University College, 240

Renison’s 25th annual One Sky Festival will start with a roar on Saturday, September 21, 2019, as it kicks off with the colourful Japanese lion dance shishi mai. The lion chases away evil spirits and, when it bites the head of Renison President, Dr. Wendy L. Fletcher, it indicates good luck for the school year.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Spring Convocation Celebrates Renison Grads

Convocation photos with note: congratulations graduates!

Today, the Renison community celebrated the convocation of its students with a champagne toast!

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Study abroad on Jeju Island!

Landscape of Jeju island showing a walkway through the countryside.

Go to Korea this summer and experience Korean language and culture on Jeju Island!

Join us for a 2-week program abroad at Jeju National University (JNU)

AUGUST 5-16, 2019

Monday, April 29, 2019

Dr. Keith Hipel wins the Killam Prize for engineering

Keith Hipel

Renison friend and supporter Keith Hipel recently received the prestigious Killam Prize for his work in Engineering. The prizes, presented by the Canada Council for the Arts, are awarded to scholars who have made significant contributions to their field.

Monday, April 29, 2019

Madness, Violence, and Power: A Critical Collection - edited by Andrea Daley, Lucy Costa, and Peter Beresford

Book cover in front of brick wall.

Madness, Violence, and Power: A Critical Collection was just released by the University of Toronto Press. Edited in part by Renison Associate Professor and Director of the School of Social Work, Andrea Daley, the collection seeks to broaden the understanding of violence and mental health.

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Dr. Doug Cowan Honoured with University of Waterloo Research Award

Doug Cowan at podium accepting award

Yesterday, on April 24, 2019, the annual Arts Awards for Service, Teaching and Research were presented to faculty, staff and students who have made exceptional contributions the Faculty of Arts at the University of Waterloo. This year, Renison’s own Dr. Doug Cowan was recognized with an Arts Award for Excellence in Research.

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Study finds more than half of university students feel they need better basic skills to succeed – including those in Waterloo

After surveying over 2000 post-secondary students, researchers from four Canadian universities found that more than half of the students feel that they lack competence in the basic skills needed to succeed at university. Areas of perceived deficiency included writing, test taking, analysis, time and group management, research, presentation and numeracy skills.

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