When the Staff Enhancement Grant committee met last December, they reviewed many applications from members seeking funding. Among the recipients they chose was Lynn Long. who works at the Centre for Teaching Excellence. In her own words, here is Lynn's experience:
Through the generosity of the Staff Enhancement Grant, I was able to partially cover the cost of taking MAIS 616 “Writing the Self: The Experience and Potential of Writing for the Purpose of Personal Development” through Athabasca University.
Have your say about the workplace and culture here at the University of Waterloo by participating in the Employee Engagement Survey, coming on May 1st. The survey is an excellent opportunity to share your ideas, feedback and insights around your experience as a member of Waterloo’s staff.
With the winter days gradually getting longer, we get more time to spend outdoors! Whether it’s hiking, skiing or planning your next adventure, we’ve got you covered. Columbia’s Winter End of Season Sale is wrapping up to make room for our Spring line, so now is your last chance to stock up on discounted cold-weather styles, while getting your first look into our latest and greatest apparel.
The 2019 Staff Conference was held April 8 and 9, and we hope you were able to attend all, or at least part of this fantastic event. UWSA is a proud sponsor of these annual conferences. This year, our corporate partner, Johnson Insurance sponsored a draw for an Ipad Mini 4 and everyone who visited the UWSA table in STC was able to enter their name for a chance to win.
Patrick Ward is with the Harlem Globetrotters. They are playing in Kitchener on April 10th and he has extended a discount offer on tickets to all of the faculty and staff at The University of Waterloo!
Sometimes it seems that the only difference between "bigotry" and "strong conviction" is whether the person applying the term approves of the conviction's content. In this talk, John Corvino gives a clarifying analysis of "bigotry" and its cognates, emphasizing the social function of attributions of bigotry.