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The four-storey engineering building is named after philanthropist and developer George Vari. (Peter Milonas/Ryersonian Staff)

Public universities strapped for cash

Cash-strapped Ontario universities are turning to the private sector for financial support, but at what price? Government funding has not kept pace with the cost of university operations, said Adam Kahan, vice-president of university advancement at Ryerson, in an email. It is private funding that supports the university and allows it to meet its objectives. According to the Canadian Association […]

by Peter Milonas· · News, On Campus, Top stories
Students discussed lowering tuition fees in Oakham House on Nov. 26, 2015. (Ryersonian file photo)

What’s in a name?

Ever wondered how the buildings at Ryerson got their names? The Ryersonian did some digging to find out more about the people behind them. Eric Palin Hall Eric Palin was an English-born educator who helped renovate the building that now carries his name. Palin worked as a Canadian National Railways apprentice electrician for 21 years, and later trained radar technicians […]

by Dilys Chan· · Features