News archive - May 2017

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Renison community gathers for Founders Day, grants honours

Platform party and honorees take a group photo in their academic robes

Renison University College celebrated Founders Day, on Saturday, May 6, 2017, in recognition of the 58th anniversary of the college.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Prof. Sharon Roberts talks furries with Jenny McCarthy on Sirius XM Radio show

Prof. Sharon Roberts with a fur suit head in front of an "On Air" sign

Since the launch of the Just Like You* campaign back in December 2016, FurScience.com has been gaining media attention and bringing awareness to the furry subculture.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Humanities 101 going strong at 5 years

For the fifth year, the Humanities 101 (HUM 101) course will be running this spring at Renison. A tuition-free university-level program for economically marginalised individuals, HUM 101 is intended to awaken interest in education, increase self-esteem, and serve as a springboard to further community involvement and/or education.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

SDS student raising awareness and funds for MS, dealing with disease himself

Photo of Alex McEwin

On Tuesday, May 2, Renison student Alex McEwin was featured in The Stratford Beacon Herald for his efforts to raise awareness and funds for multiple sclerosis (MS). McEwin has a special interest in the subject as he was recently diagnosed with the disease. He enrolled in Social Development Studies at Renison with the aim of focusing on psychology. 

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

New resources for mass communication research available through UWaterloo libraries

Photo of the Dana Porter library

If you are looking for resources regarding the broad subject of mass communication, you are in luck.

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