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Researchers say marginalization in the classroom affects Ryerson’s diverse students and faculty

Researchers say marginalization in the classroom affects Ryerson’s diverse students and faculty

“We always feel unsafe in our lives, in our classrooms, dealing with students in our office hours,” said Camille Hernandez-Ramdwar. The professor was a panellist at Tuesday’s Inhabiting Critical Spaces event, held as part of Ryerson’s Social Justice Week. The focus of the four panellists, who authored the 2013 report, “Teaching and Learning from the Margins,” was on the limitations in […]

by Alicja Grzadkowska· · News
The American Apparel store at Yorkdale Shopping Centre. (Wikimedia commons)

Faculty members call to stop business with American Apparel goes unanswered

At least 18 faculty members are calling on Ryerson to stop sourcing Ryerson-branded clothing from American Apparel because of what they call the company’s sexist advertising. In the email that started it all, Joyce Smith, an associate professor in the journalism department, voiced her grievance with the company, saying its advertising “ranges from tasteless to semi-pornographic.” Emails have been circulating […]

by sidneyhannah.cohen· · News, Top stories
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