News for Teaching and learning

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Lisa Christian and Brenda Lee receive the 2021 Excellence in Science Teaching Award

Lisa Christian, associate clinical professor in the School of Optometry and Vision Science and Brenda Lee, lecturer in the Department of Physics and Astronomy have been awarded the Faculty of Science's 2021 Excellence in Science Teaching Awards in recognition of their innovative and engaging teaching methods. 

With the transition this year to online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been important to develop new strategies to teach courses in an online environment. Dr. Christian and Professor Lee have both showed a willingness to not only adapt but find new and innovative ways of using technology to connect with their students virtually. 

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Preparing the next generation of Green Collar Professionals

Headshot of Andrew Cahill standing in front of a brick wall

Alumni Profile: Andrew Cahill, BSc ’14

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Okey Igboeli named next Director of the Science and Business Program

Okey Igboeli

The Faculty of Science is pleased to announce that Professor Okey Igboeli will be our next Director in the Science and Business Program, effective July 1, 2021.

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Two Science graduate students awarded 2021 Amit and Meena Chakma Awards for Exceptional Teaching by a Student

The Amit & Meena Chakma Awards for Exceptional Teaching by a Student recognize up to four students from across the University of Waterloo for excellence in teaching of all kinds (e.g., teaching assistant, laboratory demonstrator, sessional lecturer) by registered students.

This year, two of the four winners were from the Faculty of Science.

Melanie Mungalsingh, School of Optometry and Vision Science

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Suzanne Kearns named one of Waterloo's 2021 distinguished teachers

Suzanne Kearns

At yesterday’s meeting of the University's Senate. Associate Vice-President, Academic David DeVidi made the announcement of the Distinguised Teacher Awards for 2021. Among the four awardees was Professor Suzanne Kearns, from the Aviation program joint with the Fauclty of Environment.