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Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 55

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 55

The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, News, Podcasts
Ryerson University has made a joint application with Sheridan to the province to open a satellite campus in Brampton, Ont.   (Ryersonian file photo)

A look at changes to Rye campus, past and present

The City of Toronto has approved the next phase of the Ryerson Public Realm Plan, including major changes to Gould Street. Kristyn Wong-Tam, Ward 27 city councillor, announced the plan’s approval and a $2-million investment on Oct. 5. Ryerson’s Public Realm Plan  focuses on creating green spaces and street art and public furniture to make Ryerson a “people-first” urban environment. […]

by David Greenberg· · News
(Kevin John Siazon)

Can comedy crush Islamophobia?

The irrational fear of Muslims, otherwise known as Islamophobia, might have a comedic cure. Becky Choma has spent years researching prejudice and discrimination. The Ryerson psychology professor recently turned her focus to the effects of fear on Islamophobia, given the rise of prejudice towards Muslims in the western world. Choma was awarded a grant for her latest project, which she […]

Press conference releasing the Ryerson-led study on the health impacts of precarious work on racialized immigrant women. (Isabelle Docto)

Ryerson study shows temporary work is a public health crisis

Racialized immigrant women working as temporary employees are facing a serious health crisis. This comes from findings of a Ryerson-led study released Monday to mark the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. The Ontario government is currently reviewing the Employment Standards Act and Labour Relations Act and researchers say that if nothing is done to reform precarious work conditions, […]

by David Greenberg· · Health, News
(Isabelle Docto)

Nursing students unprepared for dementia care, professor says

Ryerson’s nursing program must do more to teach students about geriatric care, says an assistant professor of the program. The professor, Kristine Newman, teaches at Ryerson’s Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing. She said first-year students learn Gentle Persuasive Approaches (GPA) — a technique to help them care for elderly patients — but that the curriculum doesn’t make geriatric care a […]

by Isabelle Docto· · education, News
What you’ve missed in science and tech

What you’ve missed in science and tech

Home of Ryerson’s newest zone gets new government-funding Finance minister Bill Morneau announced more than $30 million in federal funding for Ryerson infrastructure Friday. More than $20 million of that will go towards the Centre for Urban Innovation (CUI), the future home of Ryerson’s new Science Discovery Zone (SDZ). The CUI will have a state-of-the-art lab for the SDZ, which […]

by Robert Mackenzie· · Science & Technology
Science Discovery Zone to get new home thanks to gov’t funding

Science Discovery Zone to get new home thanks to gov’t funding

By Isabelle Docto and Robyn Fiorda Ryerson’s new Science Discovery Zone (SDZ) will have a new home in the Centre for Urban Innovation (CUI) thanks to today’s provincial and federal funding announcement. Bill Morneau, Canada’s minister of finance, announced today that Ryerson will receive more than $30 million of federal infrastructure funding. Another $4.7 million will come from the province. […]

Financial Minister Bill Morneau announced funding for Ryerson on Thursday. (Isabelle Docto)

$36.6 million of federal and provincial funding for Ryerson

Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced this afternoon that Ryerson will receive more than $30 million of federal infrastructure funding. MPP for Trinity-Spadina Han Dong also announced that Ryerson will receive an additional $4.7 million from the province bringing the total to $36.6 million. The announcement was made Thursday afternoon at Ryerson’s Launch Zone as part of the government’s Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News
Unlikely dancer hopes to lead Rams to new heights

Unlikely dancer hopes to lead Rams to new heights

Sacha Lank didn’t start off as a dancer, but the 20-year-old is back for a third consecutive season — her second as captain — of the Ryerson Rams Dance Pak.   The team kicked off a new season this week, hoping to build on their second place finish at last year’s Flashdance University Challenge. For Lank, who is also a […]

by Neha Karamchandani· · Arts & Life, Performance Arts
Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 52

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 52

The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, News, Podcasts
Q-and-A with SSHRC Insight Grant winners

Q-and-A with SSHRC Insight Grant winners

Seven Ryerson faculty members received Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Grants this month. Together, they secured over $1.2 million in new funds that will aid them in their research endeavors – from the child care deficit to queer culture and feminism. The Ryersonian spoke with some of the grant winners about their victories and how the new […]

by Isabelle Docto· · education, News
A man was stabbed multiple times inside Toronto Eaton Centre. (Isabelle Docto)

Updated: Man stabbed multiple times inside Eaton Centre

A man is in serious condition after being stabbed multiple times inside the Eaton Centre, near Yonge Street and Queen Street on Tuesday afternoon. Toronto police were called to the scene at 2:19 p.m. A TPS spokesperson confirmed to the Ryersonian that one man was arrested outside the Eaton Centre. Police are on the scene investigating. The victim has been transported […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Off Campus
Students lined Gould Street on Wednesday at the part-time job fair at Ryerson.

Employers give tips to students looking for part-time jobs

Students and employers flooded Gould Street on Thursday for Ryerson’s part-time jobs fair. Thirty-six employers set up tables to recruit Ryerson talent. Event coordinator, Jean-Pierre Fernandes said he was happy with the traffic the fair generated. “Employers talked about how impressed they were the calibre of students that were coming through,” said Fernandes. He added that some students told him […]

by David Greenberg· · Business, career, jobs, News
Ryerson's ServiceHub celebrated its first anniversary on Sept. 9, 2016. (Isabelle Docto)

Ryerson’s ServiceHub celebrates a year of shorter wait times

Blue and yellow balloons replaced long lines outside POD 150, as the ServiceHub celebrated a successful first year. The ServiceHub combines a range of services previously provided by the Office of the Registrar (RO), including fee payments, admissions and document requests. According to Charmaine Hack, university registrar, wait times have been cut from over an hour to an average of […]

by Isabelle Docto· · News
Ryerson University has made a joint application with Sheridan to the province to open a satellite campus in Brampton, Ont.   (Ryersonian file photo)

Brampton approves new Ryerson-led campus

By: Spencer Turcotte, Kiki Cekota  and Emma King A new Ryerson-led campus in Brampton is a step closer to reality following a vote by city councillors Wednesday morning. Brampton has committed to invest $50 million over the course of 10 years towards the partnership between Ryerson and Sheridan College, along with $100 million for a joint-use community centre near the […]

Ryerson campus (Ryersonian file photo)

Ryerson University might expand to Brampton

Hold onto your Presto cards, GTA students, Ryerson may be coming to Brampton. Deb Matthews, minister of advanced education and skills development for the Ontario government, confirmed to the Toronto Star yesterday that Ryerson is interested in expanding its campus, in partnership with Sheridan College. Brampton is quickly growing in size and development, and a university might just be what the […]

by Lamees Wajahat· · News, Off Campus, On Campus