I was really fortunate to have been given the opportunity to write something for the UWaterloo English blog as Valedictorian, so I did! Thanks especially to Dr. Jennifer Harris for the support. We are so thrilled to congratulate Amy Zhou, UWaterloo English and Economics, who has been named valedictorian and will be speaking at convocation … Continue reading “The Act of Making It”
I like to visualize transition cards in the movie of my life. At this one, the end of my undergraduate degree, I imagine a snapshot of a heavy, dark, misty day on campus (somewhere like that small wooded area between Modern Languages facing the Arts Quad), ground dark with spring rain, with the word SPRING in … Continue reading Hungry for Summer
"In Ottawa, where much of our downtown architecture is styled the way it is, how do the emotional reactions of her citizens contribute to the way they live, work, and play in the city? How does it contribute to the overarching character of the city?"
(thanks Sally for pushing me to write this) It's true! I love and value my Social Science and Humanities degree from one of world's most notable STEM schools, the University of Waterloo. It isn't that its Social Science and Humanities programs are bad, they just pale in comparison to the behemoth engineering and math programs we … Continue reading WHY I VALUE AND LOVE MY HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCE DEGREE FROM ONE OF THE WORLD’S BEST STEM UNIVERSITIES