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Co-founder of the Muslim Faculty and Staff Community Network, Sarah Bukhari,  (Photo by Ricardo Serrano)

New Ryerson Muslim faculty group hosts Eid event as kickoff

Ryerson’s first-ever Muslim faculty group held their inaugural event on campus last week. The Muslim Faculty and Staff Community Network was formed by Sakeena Mihar and Sarah Bukhari. They said they wanted to support and bring together fellow Muslim members of Ryerson’s faculty and staff. “Being a Muslim is a challenge,” said Mihar, who works as a web content strategist […]

by Devika Desai· · News, On Campus
Stuart McLean. Courtesy Wikimedia Commons.

Stuart McLean, former Ryerson journalism professor, dead at 68

Former Ryerson journalism professor, Stuart McLean, died earlier today at the age of 68 after a battle with melanoma. He was with the university from 1984 until 2004.

by Allan Perkins· · News
Overcrowded lecture halls are a common sight at the start of semester. (Ryersonian file photo)

Ryerson professors react to RateMyProf reviews

We’re all guilty of misusing RateMyProf. Watch these Ryerson professors respond to their reviews.

by Vanessa Nigro· · Videos
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
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