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Waterloo author to receive TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award

Local author Heather Smith has been nominated for the prestigious TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award, one of the nation’s top literary prizes, for her most recent verse novel Ebb & Flow. Smith, originally from Newfoundland, is a Waterloo-based author who writes children’s picture books and young adult literature. “I had always been a fan of picture books, I have my […]

by Sophia Cole· · Local, News ·
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Laurier Professor Alison Blay-Palmer named finalist for Canadian research impact award for second time

Alison Blay-Palmer, Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies at Laurier and food sustainability researcher, has been named a finalist for the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Impact Award for the second time. Blay-Palmer is nominated in the Partnership Category alongside the Food: Locally Embedded, Globally Engaged (FLEdGE) partnership, a project she founded in conjunction with Wilfrid […]

by Sophia Cole· · Campus, National, News ·
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Joseph Fo receives Peter C. Ansley scholarship award

Earlier in June, Wilfrid Laurier University held its Laurier Society celebration which is an event hosted by Development and Alumni Relations. The event is in place to honour and recognize the school’s most generous donors. Having recognized Peter Ansley, an alumnus, with the 2018 Laurier Philanthropy Award, there was the award in his name, the Peter C. Ansley Basketball Award […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
Art isn’t all about awards

Art isn’t all about awards

It’s the recognition we don’t get that makes us crave it more, but it’s the recognition we do get that inflates our egos. I suppose there really is no way to come out on top, even when you do. Our culture revolves around a constant need to rate things and know who’s the best and who’s the worst in virtually […]

by Manjot Bhullar· · Opinion ·
The Cord nominated for 12 JHM awards

The Cord nominated for 12 JHM awards

On Jan. 4, a small group of The Cord staff will head to Fredericton, New Brunswick to attend NASH, an annual post-secondary journalism conference. This yearly conference brings in student journalists from across the country to meet various professionals in the journalism industry and learn about the most recent trends in reporting, photography, multi-media and design, among others. At the […]

by Bethany Bowles· · Local, News ·
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An award for what you love

Shohini Ghose doesn’t view teaching as a job — she views it as a privilege. So when the physics and computer science professor at Wilfrid Laurier University claimed the prize for education at the Women of Waterloo Region Awards, she said she felt honoured to be acknowledged for something that is fun for her. “I get to take my students […]

by Kate Turner· · Archive, Campus ·