Large pile of shoes in black and white

Holocaust offers lessons for modern times


 Grimm Lecture explores political parallels to early 20th century

City skyline

Do skyscrapers stress you out?


Psychology researcher is examining how dense urban areas affect our physical and mental health

Philosophy Professor Heather Douglas

Closing the gap between science and society


Waterloo Philosophy Professor Heather Douglas has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

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Bringing a student perspective to global climate change conference


Waterloo students and professors are in Morocco as climate leaders meet to implement Paris accord

Waterloop prototype pod

Hyperloop Challenge: Waterloop to unveil levitation video on campus


The Waterloo student team building the world’s first functional pneumatic hyperloop levitation system will share major milestone

Gord Pennycook

Psych scholar whose research gained global attention graduates


Gordon Pennycook published research on everything from BS to how smartphone use is linked to lazy thinking. Now he’s on a postdoctoral fellowship at Yale University

chair in residential school

Artists respond to the legacy of residential school


The Mush Hole Project is an art and performance event at the former Mohawk Institute Indian Residential School in Brantford

River with green trees

Who should pay for services that watersheds provide?


Paying for watershed services could help preserve water ecoystems around the world, says Water Institute executive director

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Women in Ugandan refugee camp at increased risk of sexual violence


Waterloo sociologist conducts research in the Nakivale Refugee Settlement

Jesse Thistle

How one man went from being homeless to winning Trudeau scholarship


Graduate history student Jesse Thistle has won a Trudeau Doctoral Scholarship for his research on Metis history