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Friday, January 29, 2016

International Development student wins award to conduct research in India

kaitlin marray

St. Paul’s student Kaitlin Murray (fourth-year International Development) is the recipient of a Mitacs Globalink Research grant, worth $5,000, which will allow her to work with a non-governmental organization called NIRMAN in India this term. Mitacs is an internationally known Canadian not-for-profit organization that supports research, training, and social innovation. 

Monday, October 19, 2015

New International Development scholarships and Community Champion prize awarded

St. Paul’s introduced four International Development Continuing Scholarships this year, each valued at $10,000 over four years, and a Community Champion Award for a student who exemplifies the spirit and community of the College.

The incoming International Development students who won the four scholarships are Elisabeth Bruins, Cherie Wai, Calyssa Burke, and Valeria Cabrera Ortiz. The recipients were chosen based on their academic performance and demonstrated contributions to society.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

St. Paul's International Development grad wins $20,000 fellowship

St. Paul's alumnus Ian Pinnell, who graduated from International Development just this term, has won a fellowship worth $20,000 at the MaRS Discovery District in Toronto.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

St. Paul’s community rallies in support of Nepalese relief effort

Lindsay Kalbfleisch, a Recreation and Leisure student who lived at St. Paul’s in 2010-11, was immediately moved to action when she heard the news about the devastating earthquake in Nepal. Kalbfleisch had travelled to Mount Everest base camp along with 13 other UWaterloo students and their Geography Professor Sanjay Nepal in April 2014. At least half of those students had lived at St. Paul’s and many others participated in academic and community life at the College. In fact, approximately 30 St.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

International Development students return from field placements

Twenty-seven fourth-year International Development (INDEV) students return to campus on Monday, April 27 after two terms interning with local development organizations in Asia, Africa and Latin America.

Placed through the World University Service of Canada in countries such as Senegal, Ghana, Nepal, Peru, Vietnam, Botswana, and Burkina Faso, the students will have a week of debriefing and then make final presentations at a capstone event at St. Paul’s University College on Friday, May 1.