Post Tagged with: "Laurier University"

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The Ides of Laurier: Daniel Caesar is a hit

Walking out of the first concert I’ve experienced in the Theatre Auditorium, I left perplexed as to why this hadn’t always been the go-to venue for on-campus concerts. It has all the capabilities to provide a true concert experience without the GO transit fare needed to funnel into Toronto, regardless of whether or not it’s capacity may overwhelm the clout […]

by Manjot Bhullar· · Arts and Life ·
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Laurier professor advocates for children with autism

On April 13, Wilfrid Laurier University professor Janet McLaughlin will receive an award for the leading women building communities program in Kitchener Waterloo. Kitchener-Waterloo MPP Catherine Fife announced the winners of the award and it will be presented to McLaughlin among 10 other local women honoured from the KW area. McLaughlin is a health studies faculty member at Wilfrid Laurier […]

by Erin Abe· · News ·
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Laurier emphasizes experiential learning through Navigator website

  Wilfrid Laurier University has made some changes to its Navigator website, the online hub where students and alumni can track experiential learning and find employment opportunities. The new site incorporates the previously separate webpage dedicated to maintaining each student’s co-curricular record. “What we’ve done is bring in the co-curricular record, and re-branded it as the ‘Laurier Experience Record’,” Jan […]

by Jake Watts· · News ·
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Laurier professor researches the role of voodoo dolls in the workplace

Recent research at Wilfrid Laurier University has focused on leadership in the workplace and mechanisms of employee retaliation that restore justice. Lindie Liang, a professor of the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics at WLU, has been studying dysfunctional leadership behaviour and employee retaliation in the workplace. Liang’s research hopes to provide empirical evidence of previous theories concerning employees that […]

by Erin Abe· · Campus, News ·
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Indigenous Education Week celebrates heritage

From March 5 to 12, Indigenous Education Week was held at Wilfrid Laurier University on both the Brantford and Waterloo campuses. The week-long celebration of Indigenous culture allowed for students to attend events relating to Indigenous heritage. The various educational events included different variations of delivery but all focused on ensuring Indigenous heritage was showcased to students. The events included […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · Campus, News ·
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New bylaw gives authority to shut down street parties, including Ezra

With St. Patrick’s Day 2018 approaching, the City of Waterloo has revised two bylaws allowing officers more authority to address unsanctioned events. On March 5, 2018, the Waterloo City Council voted to revise the city’s property standards and public nuisance bylaws. New revisions to the public nuisance bylaw allow officers authority to break up gatherings that are unsanctioned. “St. Patrick’s […]

by Erin Abe· · Local, News ·
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Editorial: The positives of Greek Life

At Wilfrid Laurier University, students pride themselves with getting involved. I decided to rush Greek Life at Laurier and it has honestly changed me for the better. At first, I questioned why anyone would want to be in a sorority, as I had always seen stereotypical representations of it in the media. I decided to give it a chance and check out […]

by Sarah Tyler· · Opinion ·
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Bridging the Gap unveils new Friendship Bench at Laurier

  On Jan. 31, 2018, Bridging the Gap, a student run club at Wilfrid Laurier University, presented their newest mental health initiative: the Friendship Bench. The Friendship Bench was made possible by the efforts of Bridging the Gap with the additional support of Sarina Wheeler, coordinator of Wellness Education at Laurier, Leanne Holland Brown, dean of students and funds from […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · Campus, News ·
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Laurier professor investigates the true influences of political campaigns

  Jason Roy, an associate professor in the department of political science at Wilfrid Laurier University, has been conducting research on how individuals are influenced by different events or aspects of a political campaign. Roy’s research looks at how individuals change the information they seek when they’re exposed to pre-election polls and whether or not this ultimately influences their vote. […]

by Erin Abe· · Campus, News ·