Post Tagged with: "faculty of science"

The Jack Layton Leadership School at Ryerson has been running during reading weeks since 2013. (Ryersonian Archive)

News in brief: What you missed during reading week

Layton leadership school’s fourth year Olivia Chow, Winnie Ng, a social justice and democracy chair at Ryerson, and former MPP Andrew Cash were some of the many activists who spoke at the Jack Layton Leadership School this past week. The three-day program —  established in 2013 — aims to build knowledge and skills in social justice, activism and community. The […]

Researcher looks through a microscope. (Courtesy National Cancer Institute)

New study finds males underestimate their female classmates

The study found that males in technical fields often think their female classmates are less intelligent.

by Aidan Cox· · News
The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 29

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 29

            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 and from the Canadian University Press.     This week on The Ryersonian weekly wrap,  we bring you a special extended episode cataloguing news from the past two weeks. Our top […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, Podcasts, Top stories
(Eman Ali / Ryersonian Staff)

Space for science faculty a top priority: Levy

The growing science faculty at Ryerson is running out of resources. New professors are being hired, departments within the faculty are being created and more students are applying each year. But according to staff of the three-year-old faculty, its expansion is outgrowing the space it has and progress is being limited. Ryerson president Sheldon Levy says that creating more space […]

by Connor Brazeau· · News, On Campus, Top stories
Ledja Rasul

Students lose big in ‘unlocky’ situation, and say Ryerson is to blame

Two first-year, biomedical science students had nearly $2,000 worth of possessions stolen from their Ryerson lockers. The students were forced to use Ryerson’s locks, and now they think the university is responsible for the stolen property. “We aren’t allowed to use our own locks; they provide the locks,” Ledja Rasul said. “There is one master key for a set of […]

by Edward Wilson· · News, On Campus, Top stories
Science dean reacts after student booted from class

Science dean reacts after student booted from class

The dean of Ryerson’s Faculty of Science says the “unusual” incident where a professor booted a student from class for being late, then called security, is being dealt with. Imogen Coe told The Ryersonian on Monday that there are no faculty-wide rules concerning late students. “It’s up to the professor to ensure that there is an appropriate learning environment,” said […]

by Pema Tsering· · News, On Campus, Top stories
Celebrating National Pi Day

Celebrating National Pi Day

Edited by Hailey Chan

by Alexa Huffman· · Arts & Life, Food, Videos, Webcasts
(Matt Oxman / The Ryersonian)

Breaking: New health science building plans announced for Church Street Development

Ryerson University has officially announced plans for its new health science building at 300 Church St. The property is currently a parking lot beside the Interior Design building referred to as the Church Street Development (CSD). Julia Hanigsberg, vice-president administration and finance, met with campus media at the offices of Perkins+Will, the architects on the project. The Toronto, Dundas and […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus
President Sheldon Levy says he's worried election politics will affect Ryerson’s chance to bag cash for new infrastructure projects. (Courtesy Ryerson file photo)

Threat of provincial election puts university funds at risk

As the threat of a spring election looms over Ontario’s Liberal government, Sheldon Levy is worried that politics could affect the school’s chances to bag cash for the new faculty of science building. The Ryerson president voiced his concerns to the Board of Governors members on Jan. 27, saying that decisions on funding for certain infrastructure projects could be shaped […]

by Diana Hall· · News, On Campus