Monday, June 1, 2020

Nominations invited: upcoming vacancy on Board of Governors

Renison crest. Text reads: nominations invited for the board of governors.

The Board of Governors invites nominations for one upcoming vacancy on the Board effective January 1, 2021 for a three year term. The Board is seeking a candidate who has recent experience in financial management, preferably in a public organization (e.g. municipality, university, health care, or other not-for-profit corporation).

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.

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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