Ryerson’s own International Hyperloop Team was the star of president Mohamed Lachemi’s address to the Canadian Economic Club Thursday. The hyperloop is a transportation system where a pod travels through a tube and can reach close to the speed of sound. It does not require fossil fuels to operate. It is essentially a train being sucked through a vacuum. Members […]
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Ryerson University president Mohamed Lachemi says a plaque recognizing Indigenous people will be added to the controversial Egerton Ryerson statue. The campus statue has been the centre of controversy for years. Ryerson, the educator for whom the university is named, played a part in the establishment of the residential school system. Petitions have been created for the statue’s removal, but […]
Ryerson University president Mohamed Lachemi says plans to expand a campus to Brampton will mark a new and exciting direction for the school. Lachemi told the Ryersonian Monday that a proposal for a shared campus with Sheridan College is not just a way to deal with the space crunch that Ryerson’s downtown Toronto campus faces. He said it also sets […]
By Brittany Spencer and Samantha Relich As his official installation as president of Ryerson University approaches, the Ryersonian sat down with Mohamed Lachemi to discuss his vision for the university at the outset of his five-year term. Q: You’ve witnessed and created a lot of change during your 18 years at Ryerson — what are you are most proud of? […]
Mohamed Lachemi has been named Ryerson’s ninth president after serving as interim president for five months. The announcement was made via Ryerson University’s official Twitter account following a private Board of Governors meeting on Thursday afternoon. The Ryersonian had previously reported that the announcement would be made at the public meeting that took place an hour earlier. “I’m happy to […]
Improving mental health services and increasing the number of gender-neutral spaces on campus dominated the discussion.
Ahead of a debate on his bill to fully recognize the sharing economy, Conservative MPP Tim Hudak dropped by Ryerson to encourage students to take advantage of the shift toward collaborative consumption.
Ryerson’s Centre for Urban Energy will be working to advance energy research thanks to two new agreements signed during interim president Mohamed Lachemi’s trip to India.
Lachemi will visit Ryerson’s India-based incubator in Mumbai on Friday.
Ryerson joined a 20-year partnership with St. Michael’s Hospital to research and develop health-care solutions on Jan. 26, 2016 at St. Michael’s Hospital.
Interim president Mohamed Lachemi will be traveling with Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne on her 10-day trade mission to India.