News archive - May 2016

Monday, May 30, 2016

Two Renison presenters showcase teaching methods at annual applied linguistics conference

word cloud for applied linguistics research

Professor Maggie Heeney and Julia Williams, Director, English Language Studies, presented at the 2016 American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) conference in Orlando, Florida.

Monday, May 30, 2016

Times Higher Education talks about how co-op at UW over-delivers

stick figure holding a magnet attracting other stick figures

Co-operative education (co-op) at the University of Waterloo (UW) is making waves internationally.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Renison invites select group of high school students to experience university for the weekend

High school students at the SDS social at Renison (in the great hall)

Renison University College (Renison) gave a select group of exceptional grade 11 Social Science students the opportunity to surround themselves with peers who share similar interests and leadership traits, enhance their knowledge of the Social Sciences, learn something new, ask questions, and experience university life. 

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Renison prof discovers important relationship between social work and environmentalism

Guelph water tower

In an article published last month in the Journal of Social Work, Professor Rob Case outlined how the fields of social work and environmentalism are now beginning to intersect by looking at a case study of water activism in Guelph, Ontario.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Renison prof featured on expert panel discussing the growing trend of mindfulness in western culture

stick figure meditating

The practice of mindful meditation or mindfulness has been a growing trend for many years now, and this topic was recently addressed on The Diane Rehm Show on American University Radio (WAMU 88.5) with host Diane Rehm by Renis

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