Around Campus: Feb. 10-16


Trinity Square, Toronto (Bryan Sparrow/Ryersonian staff)

For advocates of diversity:

Join the Tri-Mentoring Program as they present Being Disabled at Work: Narratives of Disability in the Workplace. Taking place on Feb. 10 at 3 p.m. in POD 250, the hour-long discussion and Q-and-A will be followed by another hour of group work. Discover ways to empower and promote accessibility for all students around campus.

Visiting practitioner Cathy Crowe will be taking staff and students on a Social Justice Walk on February 11 at 11:30 a.m. The walk includes a visit to Trinity Square’s Homeless Memorial event, discussion around housing and a free lunch afterwards.

For the sports fan:

Wear blue and gold with pride on Feb. 12 from 4-7 p.m. as Ryerson celebrates the 2014 Winter Olympics. Visit the PrideHouseTO Winter Games Lounge to catch the Canadian women’s hockey team face-off against the Americans, and support Ryerson’s own Lisa Haley as she helps coach the Canadian women’s team. The game will be displayed on a giant outdoor screen.

For the animal-obsessed:

This midterm season, take a study break in the Kerr Hall West Lower Gym and make time for some unconditional canine love with the return of the Therapy Dogs. Cuddling begins at noon on Feb. 13.

For the tech geek:

3D printing is one of many technological innovations changing manufacturing yet dogged by controversy. Join professor and Jim Pattison Ethical Leadership Program director, Chris MacDonald, for Ethics of Innovation: 3D Printing and other 21st Century Manufacturing Technologies. The session will cover the basics of new printing technologies and the prospective issues related to them. From 2-3:30 p.m. on February 13 in TRS 3-129.

For all the single ladies (and gentlemen):

Single? Like cars? Why not spend your Valentine’s Day at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre as the Canadian International Auto Show and maybe meet your match. Doors open this Friday at noon. Get your discounted tickets here.

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