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Fall-Winter 2020 Edition

Souvankham Thammavongsa
University News

Laurier instructor wins Scotiabank Giller Prize

English instructor Souvankham Thammavongsa awarded for her short story collection How to Pronounce Knife
Anthony Rota

Keeping virtual order

Faced with the closing of Parliament due to COVID-19, Speaker Anthony Rota took action to ensure the business of the House of Commons continued
Olivia Dodge

Staying well in challenging times

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented mental-health challenges for Laurier students, but perseverance and supports are helping see them through
Trail Valley Creek
Research File

Monitoring climate change at Trail Valley Creek

Laurier’s most northern research station, marking 30 years, is conducting crucial research into the impact of climate change
Enactus team
University News

A world-class Enactus performance

Laurier’s Waterloo team named runner-up at virtual Enactus World Cup competition
Blair Forrest
University News

Laurier student named Enactus champion

Blair Forrest, owner of AMZ Prep Canada, named 2020 Student Entrepreneur National Champion
Allison Blay-Palmer
University News

Building Back Better post-pandemic

Professor Alison Blay-Palmer leads task force on creating sustainable post-pandemic society
Chun (Martin) Qiu
University News

Improving care for COVID-19 patients

Professor Chun (Martin) Qiu collaborates with doctors in China on monitoring system designed to lessen burden on hospitals
The Chamberlains

Visionary gift makes space for music at Laurier

University to honour Savvas Chamberlain Family Foundation gift with renaming of Faculty of Music Building
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Celebrating alumni excellence

2020 Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni Association Awards of Excellence recipients are making positive impacts locally and around the globe
Mary Berg
University News

Marking Homecoming at Laurier – virtually

Alumni community displays its purple and gold pride as part of an unprecedented Homecoming
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University News

Golden Hawk Hall of Fame welcomes new inductees

Seven new members inducted as part of 2020 virtual Homecoming celebrations
Tom Berczi
University News

Tom Berczi honoured for service

Laurier’s Board of Governors awards long-time member 2020 Distinguished Governor Award
Eileen Mercier
University News

Chancellor Eileen Mercier appointed to second term

Reappointment unanimously approved by Laurier's Board of Governors
Ivan Joseph
University News

Laurier welcomes Ivan Joseph

Accomplished university leader, coach and mentor to lead student-focused initiatives as vice-president: student affairs
greenest employer award
University News

Laurier among Canada’s Greenest Employers

University recognized for sustainability-focused programs and initiatives, progress in reducing carbon footprint
Jonathan Newman
University News

NSERC awards $3.3 million to researchers

Laurier faculty members secure funding to support research in a range of scientific fields
University News

Building a scholarly podcast network

Wilfrid Laurier University Press is working to build a podcasting network for Canadian researchers
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University News

Publications recognized with industry awards

Laurier print and online publications were named winner of three Hermes Creative Awards
Homecoming 1967
Alumni Updates

Remembering Homecoming 1967

From the Archives presents a look back at Laurier's 1967 Homecoming parade
Steve Griggs
Alumni Updates

Alumni Updates: Fall-Winter 2020

Keeping up to date with Wilfrid Laurier University graduates
Deborah MacLatchy

President’s Message

Laurier reaffirms its commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion with action plan
Ryan Smith

Message from the WLUAA President

President Ryan Smith provides an update from the Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni Association
John Zronik

Laurier Campus Editor's Note

Meeting challenges and opportunities during the time of COVID-19

Confidence to follow passions

Your legacy gift can make a Laurier student's educational dream become reality
Melissa Ireland
University News

People at Laurier

Staff changes, awards and accolades from the Wilfrid Laurier University community
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Alumni Updates

In Memoriam

Remembering members of the Wilfrid Laurier University community
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