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Fall 2021 Edition

E.K. Johnston

A devotion to the craft of writing

Works ranging from Star Wars fan fiction to fantastical fantasy novels have made E.K. Johnston one of Canada’s most celebrated young adult writers
Jan Basso

Ahead by a (half) century

An enduring legacy of connecting higher education to career, community and curricular experiences has been 50 years in the making for Jan Basso
Alumni award
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Celebrating excellence

Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni Association recognizes achievements of alumni, students and friends of Laurier with 2021 Awards of Excellence
The Marslands

Marslands honoured for contributions

Entrepreneurs and philanthropists Margaret and Larry Marsland presented 2021 Laurier Philanthropy Award
Sir Wilfrid Laurier
University News

Initiative explores Laurier’s namesake

Laurier is embarking on the Laurier Legacy Project, a public history initiative that will explore the legacy of Sir Wilfrid Laurier
Barrington Walker
University News

Launching Inclusive Excellence

Initiative marks significant step toward Indigenization, reconciliation and equity, diversity and inclusion
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University News

Laurier named runner-up at World Cup

Prestigious Enactus competition sees student teams showcase social, environmental and economic impact
Micheal Kelly
University News

A milestone for ScaleUp companies

Lazaridis ScaleUp program companies surpass $1 billion in new capital raised
University News

Celebrating Homecoming

Homecoming 2021, which featured a mix of in-person and virtual events, proved once again that it’s great to be a Laurier Golden Hawk!
Laurier football team
University News

Hall of Fame welcomes new inductees

Eight new members inducted into Golden Hawk Hall of Fame as part of 2021 Homecoming celebrations
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University News

Laurier welcomes its largest undergrad class

Ontario high school students who accepted an offer of admission represent Laurier’s largest-ever incoming class
Laurier Career Centre
University News

Excellence in innovation

Laurier Career Centre earns Excellence in Innovation Award for its work adapting to the pandemic and supporting students
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Research File

‘A rich research culture’

Meet six Wilfrid Laurier University graduate and postdoctoral scholars tackling complex societal and social challenges through their research
Cody Groat
Research File

Re-examining Canada’s national narrative

Cody Groat is tackling complex questions about the Historic Sites and Monuments Board's integration of Indigenous history
Tripat Gill
Online Exclusive

Engaging with artificial intelligence

Laurier Research Chair Tripat Gill investigates consumer engagement with AI and self-driving cars
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University News

Martin Luther University College updates

Tech upgrades benefit online learners; Luther launches new research centres
Monaghan family
Online Exclusive

Alumni feature: Meet the Monaghan family

Four family members from three generations graduate from Laurier and all find joy in helping others
Tuesday Kaiser
Online Exclusive

Shining a light on Shinerama fundraising

Laurier student Tuesday Kaiser sparks more than $10,000 in donations with alumni support
Diana Mansour
Alumni Updates

Alumni Updates: Fall 2021

Keeping up to date with Wilfrid Laurier University graduates
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Alumni Updates

Laurier grows once more

Andre Furlong looks back on Laurier history in ‘From the Archives’
Deborah MacLatchy

President’s Message

Laurier’s critical role in a new world of work and learning
Ryan Smith

Message from the WLUAA President

Laurier’s alumni community: strength, connection, commitment
Kathy Hogarth
University News

People at Laurier: Fall 2021

Staff changes, appointments, awards and accolades
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Alumni Updates

In Memoriam: Fall 2021

Remembering members of the Wilfrid Laurier University community