An abnormal number of fire alarms were set off across campus last week, interrupting everything from study sessions to midterm exams, and while most of them were drills, at least 10 were false and could cost the university more than $10,000. Kerri Bailey, manager of finance and strategic planning at Ryerson’s campus facilities and sustainability department, said glitches and odd […]
Ryerson students from the Nursing Students’ Union and Canadian Nursing Students’ Association are trying to convince MTV to cancel its new reality show, Scrubbing In, because they believe that its party-themed dramatization will negatively portray the nursing profession to the public. “Historically, the nursing profession has been burdened with sexualization, objectification, and stereotypes. This has improved over time,” said Alfred […]
Air travel could become more environmentally friendly if one Ryerson aerospace engineering professor’s innovative design for aircraft wings is successful. With the support of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, Jeff Xi and team are changing the way aircraft wings are structured with their “morphing” design. Traditionally, aircraft wings are stationary, meaning they remain in a fixed […]
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