News archive - 2020

Friday, December 4, 2020

Finding new ways to support students virtually

The Department of Sociology and Legal Studies was featured in the December 3, 2020 Daily Bulletin article "Academic advising online: new ways to support Waterloo students". 

With the University moving to online processes due to COVID-19, advisors got creative with how to better support students virtually and learn what strategies work best.

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Nature Photography Challenge and Scavenger Hunts for Thrive Week

The Department of Sociology and Legal Studies is hosting two Thrive Week events from November 2 to 6, 2020: the Nature Photography Challenge and the Fall and Wellness Scavenger Hunts. Thrive is a series of events focused on building positive mental health for University of Waterloo students, faculty and staff. We encourage the campus community to participate in Thrive events and focus on their wellbeing.

Nature Photography Challenge

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Congratulations to Sociology alum Upama Poudyal on winning a Global Undergraduate Award

The Department of Sociology and Legal Studies congratulates Sociology alumn Upama Poudyal on her essay being selected as "Highly Commended" in the "Social Sciences: Sociology and Social Policy" category of The Global Undergraduate Awards 2020 programme

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Post-Doctoral Fellowship - Position available - Saint Mary’s University

Position Available Post-Doctoral Fellowship   
 

Location: Department of Sociology and International Development Studies Program, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Please note, work is temporarily remote due to Covid19 related restrictions Duration of Work: 1 year (full-time) Start Date: Oct 1, 2020  Project Title: Violence against women migrants and refugees: Analyzing causes and effective policy response 

Monday, June 15, 2020

Re-bordering Canada’s privately sponsored refugees during the pandemic: Published in Open Democracy, by Suzan Ilcan

Re-bordering Canada’s privately sponsored refugees during the pandemic 

How will sponsored refugees face the challenges of COVID-19 in the face of physical distancing and re-bordering that the pandemic brings with it?

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