Academics

Leanna Petrusma named Co-op Student of the Year
Redeemer honoured Leanna Petrusma’s outstanding contributions in her co-op work terms, naming her the first Co-op Student of the Year Award winner.
Redeemer launches Urban and Intercultural Ministry program
Weaving together missions, theology and practical ministry tools, the new Ministry program is preparing students for work in ministry close to and far from home.
Redeemer expands and upgrades health and life sciences labs
$400,000 in donations dedicated to a new pathology research lab, a new aquatic toxicology lab, a renewed chemistry lab and an expanded human kinetics lab
Redeeming the “poisonous yellow book”
In the Decadent masterpiece À rebours, Dr. Allan Curnew finds questions for the Christian student and scholar.
Does #MeToo include Christian universities?
New study finds independent Christian campuses may provide greater safety from sexual violence than their public counterparts.
Marketing as Reconciliation
Professor Laurie Busuttil describes a redemptive approach to the art of persuasion.
Redeemer hosts women’s history conference
The conference — "Being Shaped by and Shaping Canadian Culture: The Margaret Eaton School (MES) 1901-1942” — celebrated and shared the history within the new Margaret Eaton School digital archive.
Making Theology Practical
Redeemer’s new Urban and Intercultural Ministry program will prepare students for ministry in tough places and for work overseas with NGOs.
Prophetic Imagination
In a society where entertainment is valued over eternity, 2017 Emerging Public Intellectual Award winner Dr. Jessica Hooten Wilson fosters incarnational vision through stories.
Mathematics as Culture-Making
Dr. Kevin Vander Meulen, professor of mathematics, spent his two-term sabbatical further studying matrix algebra.
Celebrating the Reformation
Redeemer will mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation this September with the Abraham Kuyper Today conference, reflecting the relevance of the Kuyperian Tradition for today.
The Story of the Secularization of the West
Outside Western Europe and North America, the world seems to be getting more religious, not less. What if secularization is not the inevitable future of religion in all societies, but one of many possible futures?
Trashing Mountains
Fuelled by a six-week residency at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Phil Irish’s latest exhibition, mount pile, explores the natural and artificial summits of the world.
Demystifying the Book of Judges
With funding from a 2016-17 Zylstra grant, Dr. David Beldman has published two books, and is writing a third, that unpack the book of Judges for postmodern Christians.
Rethinking Head, Heart, Hands in Education
Dr. Christina Belcher explores how the educational world and the virtual world interact with each other.