A Ryerson journalism graduate has been shortlisted for the RBC Taylor Prize for literary non-fiction. Graeme Smith’s war memoir, The Dogs Are Eating Them Now: Our War in Afghanistan, was one of five nominees for the 13-year-old prize. In it, Smith recounts shocking details of his time reporting from the front line of Canada’s mission in southern Afghanistan and how […]
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The search for Ryerson’s next president and vice-chancellor is underway. On Tuesday, Senate named the first four members of the committee that will be tasked with choosing President Sheldon Levy’s replacement. On the committee are Mohamed Lachemi, provost and vice president academic, Usha George, dean of the faculty of community services, Nancy Walton, associate professor in the school of nursing, and […]
When four inexperienced Ryerson students walked into the Canadian University Chess Championships in Ottawa, no one expected them to win. Not only was this the first time Ryerson had a team enter the national championship, it was also the first time any of the students had competed in a tournament. “We were definitely the underdogs because no one even knew who we were,” […]
Sheldon Levy will not be seeking a third term as president of Ryerson University, and the hunt is on for a new school head. At the university’s last Senate meeting for the fall semester Tuesday, Levy told the Board of Governors and Senate to initiate a presidential search committee to find his replacement. His current term as president and vice-chancellor […]