This year marks the 60th anniversary of the University of Waterloo. In six decades, Waterloo has gone from 72 engineers to almost 200,000 alumni, incredible growth in such a short amount of time. Check out one of the newest videos put out by Waterloo celebrating its 60th Anniversary. 60 Years in 60 seconds
In an article published last week in the Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work Journal, Renison professor Trish Van Katwyk investigates how art which is presented as a coping mechanism is understood by the audience viewing it. This study was funded through an internal research grant at Renison and was co-authored by Professor Yukari Seko, University of Guelph. Renison professor tackles the gap in understanding of how art is understood as a coping mechanism
On Monday, January 15, Renison’s beloved mascot Reni Moose celebrated its 60th birthday. To mark the occasion students from the Renison Academic Student Council (RASC) threw a birthday party in the atrium at Renison. Students and passersby were treated to birthday cake, an inflatable jousting ring, and other fun activities. Happy Birthday Reni Moose!
On Tuesday, January 10, we celebrated the beginning of the winter semester with our residence students at College Dinner, a monthly event that brings together students, staff, and faculty for a themed meal. Each floor has been adopted by floor parents (someone on staff or faculty) who traditionally share a little something extra with their residents. This month's College Dinner also had floor parents doing double duty as volunteer waitstaff delivering food to hungry students in the Great Hall. Floor parents volunteer as waitstaff for January College dinner
November and December 2016 have been busy months for Yan Li, Director, Confucius Institute Waterloo. Professor Li was an honoured overseas guest at the 9th Convention of China Writers Association in Beijing, China from November 29 to December 4. Later in December while travelling in China to attend the Global Confucius Institute, Professor Li was was invited to give lectures at several Chinese Universities. To top off the busy month, Professor Li was awarded the 25th Shanghai Journalism Award (First Prize!), for her story “The Last Love Letter from Dr. Norman Bethune” at a ceremony in Shanghai, China. Director of the Confucius Institute at Waterloo has eventful December