News archive - 2017

Monday, December 18, 2017

SDS Student Chelsea Campbell - recipient of the GreenHouse Social Impact Fund

Chelsea Campbell

Social Development Studies student Chelsea Campbell was recently awarded the GreenHouse Social Impact Showcase – Social Impact Fund.  Chelsea is establishing an online platform for youth and young adults with cancer so they can find meaningful connections.

Friday, December 1, 2017

SDS Professor Kristina Llewellyn leads province-wide equity knowledge network team

Equity Knowledge Netwrk (RSEKN)

The University of Waterloo and Renison University College are part of a team that has been awarded $1 million from Ontario's Ministry of Education to create an equity knowledge network.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

SDS Professor Craig Fortier brings Speaking Fruit to Renison

Speaking Fruit

With colourful produce, a virtual reality film and lively soundscape, Speaking Fruit aims to share strategies and build alliances between movements for racial, food and labour justice, while distributing these messages to the public.

Beginning with a single question posed to migrant farmworkers in Southern Ontario, the project asks: “If the fruits you grow and pick could speak from dinner tables, refrigerators and grocery aisles, what would you want them to say?”

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Educational tech that’s helping to share the stories of Canada’s history

virtual reality - Digital Oral Histories for Reconciliation

Further media coverage for SDS professor's Digital Oral Histories for Reconciliation project