Articles by: Maria Siassina

Ryerson hosted its first ever "SciCafé" at Oakham House on Thursday to shine light on the misconceptions, science and business of vaccines. (Courtesy the Office of Science Outreach and Enrichment)

Ryerson hosts its first ever ‘SciCafé’ event

Ryerson University hosted its first ever science café at Oakham House on Thursday to shine light on the misconceptions, science and business of vaccines. The “SciCafé” event, planned by the office of science outreach and enrichment, held a three-person panel to discuss the vaccine industry. The SciCafé aims to encourage engagement with science and make people aware about issues in […]

by Maria Siassina· · Health, News, On Campus, students
Liping Fang. (Courtesy Ryerson)

New program designed for engineering students with enterprising edge

Enrolment is now open for a new optional program that helps engineering students turn their innovative ideas into realities. “We obviously have a group of students that are entrepreneurial in the program and want to divvy up new products or services,” said Liping Fang, the associate dean of undergraduate programs and student affairs at the faculty of engineering and architectural […]

Michael Arts, who was formerly at Environment Canada, is the newest addition to the department of chemistry and biology. (Rebecca Sedore/Ryersonian Staff)

Environment Canada ‘surplus’ is Ryerson’s gain

Ryerson’s newest chemistry and biology professor is speaking up about being “surplused” out of his job with Environment Canada. Before joining Ryerson in January, Michael Arts was a research scientist for 24 years at Environment Canada. Arts is only one of the 20 scientists whose positions were recently “surplused” from the Canada Centre for Inland Waters. “I am delighted to […]

by Maria Siassina· · News, On Campus, Top stories
Editorial Cartoon: November 27, 2013

Editorial Cartoon: November 27, 2013

This cartoon was first published in The Ryersonian, a weekly newspaper produced by the Ryerson School of Journalism, on November 27, 2013.

Journalism professor Gene Allen in his Ryerson office on February 12, 2013. (Maria Assaf/Ryersonian Staff).

Q-and-A: Journalism prof Gene Allen delves into CP history

Gene Allen is best-known on campus as an experienced journalist and professor with a CV that includes CBC and the Globe and Mail. As of late though, Allen, who has a PhD and master of arts (MA) in Canadian history, has been recognized for pulling back the curtain on the inner workings of The Canadian Press (CP). His new book, […]

by Maria Siassina· · Arts & Life, Literature
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