Monday, February 3, 2020

SDS Pilot Program Aims to Support Student Connection

SDS Academic Advisor Jennifer Andrews-Coffey was recently showcased in Campus Wellness for her role in launching the "SDS Buddies" program.

The 2019-2020 pilot program was designed to help students transition to university by facilitating connection between new and current students in Social Development Studies. Recruitment of volunteer "Mentor Buddies" ran in Spring 2019 and they were hand-matched with incoming students across a variety of characteristics.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

UWaterloo students win global competition

Congratulations to SDS minor student Leah Wouda (above, left) and her team at SheCycle! Their project won the $30,000 top prize in the "World's Challenge Challenge" competition, held this summer at Western University (London, ON).

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Spring 2019 Convocation Award Winners

Congratulations to the following SDS Students, who received prestigious awards during the Spring 2019 Convocation Ceremony. 

Zoe Dunbar - Board of Governors Medal for Academic Achievement

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

SDS faculty research awarded SSHRC funding


As part of a nation-wide $285 million announcement, the following SDS faculty were awarded grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) towards exciting research initiatives: 

Friday, May 3, 2019

Dr. Doug Cowan Honoured with University of Waterloo Research Award

Professor Doug Cowan

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.