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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Residence awards given out at final College Dinner of the year

Renison WALC leaders give out awards

Every year during the final College Dinner of the winter term, residents at Renison are honoured for their outstanding contribution to the college. It's always a difficult decision process, since so many of our residents are actively involved and continue the tradition of a close-knit residence community.

The awards given out were:

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

In memoriam of former Residence Dean, The Most Rev. Terence Finlay

It is with great sadness that This Week at Renison reports the passing of a very good friend of Renison University College, The Most Rev. Terence Finlay. He died on March 20, in Toronto, at age 79.
 
Archbishop Finlay was not only Renison’s Dean of Residence and Chaplain from 1964 to 1966 but also the Anglican Chaplain to the University of Waterloo and Waterloo Lutheran University as well as the Rector of All Saints Anglican Church in Waterloo.
 

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Waterloo student tackles the issue of immigrant integration at JACAC forum

Jack Li presents at the JACAC forum with his group

by Jack (Runqi) Li, third year, Knowledge Integration

During reading week, 28 students from Canada and Japan (representing 10 Canadian Universities and 14 Japanese universities) gathered in UBC to participate in the 2017 Japan Canada Academic Consortium. 

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Renison prof and FurScience research team dubbed world's leading scholars on anthropomorphic research in VICE article

Science plus Furry equals FurScience

Sharon Roberts, Associate Professor in Social Development Studies, attended Furnal Equinox in March, the largest “furry” convention in Canada. Roberts was recruiting furry participants for the FurScience Universal Recruitment Project, a database of furries willing to be contacted for future research projects.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Renison student dominates Chinese Proficiency Competition

Daniel Cressman gets interviewed after winning Chinese Proficiency Competition

On Saturday, March 18, at the Toronto Final of the Chinese Proficiency Competition, Daniel Cressman, a 4B student in Computer Science, won First Prize.    

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