Thursday, June 16, 2022

Co-op, Clubs, and Confidence

Berlin Pang

Berlin Pang shares how clubs and co-op prepared her with the confidence to collaborate effectively in the workforce.

Monday, June 6, 2022

Building community and embracing new digital landscapes

Tyson McGavin

TikTok Tyson

Tyson McGavin (BGBDA ’22) is fostering community among game players and embracing the emerging digital marketing landscape of TikTok. He recently surpassed the 500K follower milestone for Big Blue Bubble’s My Singing Monsters account. 

Thursday, May 12, 2022

GBDA team places top 3 in the Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Case Competition

Galen Woodburn, Austin Jack, and Ryan Lott

Earlier this year, a team of three Global Business and Digital Arts students participated in the Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE) Case Competition, placing among the top 3 finalists. This annual competition aims to match one of MLSE’s sports properties with a brand to create a mutually beneficial partnership proposal.  

Thursday, May 5, 2022

A win-win for both Waterloo students and Rogers

Aerial photo of Waterloo Main Campus

When Natalie Gaudet was completing the Master of Digital Experience Innovation (MDEI) program, her team partnered with Rogers as part of the industry capstone course.

Monday, May 2, 2022

Professor Harrigan retires after 28 years of service

Kevin Harrigan

We celebrated Kevin Harrigan, Ph.D., and his retirement this past weekend.

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

This is the #GBDALife: What's been happening

We've had several busy weeks here at the Stratford School! Our students have been busy creating and showcasing projects, we've hosted events, and we've grown together. Read further to explore what Stratford School life has been like over the last few weeks. 


BLEND Design and Business Conference: Design for All 

Thursday, March 31, 2022

What Makes Virtual Reality New?

Person wearing VR headset

Despite the popular perception that virtual reality (VR) is a new and revolutionary technology, Daniel Harley, professor at the Stratford School of Interaction Design and Business, asks readers to consider a much more complex history of VR.

Friday, February 25, 2022

Considering Hygiene on Public Touchscreens in the Post-Pandemic Era

Public Touch Screen

The COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented questions regarding hygiene, risks, and general awareness for touch-based public displays.

Monday, November 29, 2021

Remembering Linda Carson

Dr. Linda Carson smiling and holding a sketchbook

It is with the deepest sadness that we announce the passing of Linda Carson, Ph.D. Linda was a Continuing Lecturer at the Stratford School of Interaction Design and Business and a wonderful colleague and friend to many in the Faculty of Arts and at the University. As a lecturer at the Stratford School, Linda made tremendous contributions to curriculum, teaching and community life.

Friday, November 26, 2021

Stratford faculty among world’s top scientists

Lennart Nacke presenting

Lennart Nacke was identified in three categories: Human Factors, Artificial Intelligence & Image Processing, and Psychology & Cognitive Sciences, according to a list published by Stanford University.