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Five tips for success you need to know before midterm season

Five tips for success you need to know before midterm season

Now that the reading week/midterm slump is in full swing, we asked Lane Vetere to share her top five tips for academic success.

by Angela Serednicki· · Arts & Life
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Interning in the U.S. of Eh

So you’re thinking about moving to the United States, eh? Perhaps it’s for an internship or to launch your career right after graduation. It’s no secret that many young Canadian media and performance professionals cross the border to get experience. Industry capitals New York and Los Angeles attract dozens of students from Ryerson every year. But what is it really […]

(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
Kelly McShane, a Ryerson psychology professor, will be creating four 15-minute modules based around program evaluation with the grant money she received. (Eman Ali/Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson profs’ online modules to enhance learning across Ontario

Eight Ryerson professors have been given a total of $375,000 by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities’ Shared Online Course Fund to develop seven online learning modules that will enhance in-class learning. The modules have names such as “Fundamental Techniques of Modern Imaging” and “The Naked Entrepreneur, Season Four: Canadian Entrepreneur Icons.” Ryerson faculty prepared 32 proposals and seven […]

by Eman Ali· · News, On Campus
Q-and-A with Ryerson’s new distinguished visiting professor, Helen Burstyn

Q-and-A with Ryerson’s new distinguished visiting professor, Helen Burstyn

    Ryerson University has recently welcomed Helen Burstyn as a distinguished visiting professor in social innovation and enterprise. Burstyn has been involved in government, community service and business for 35 years and has a wealth of knowledge to share with students. The Toronto resident is chair of The Partnership Forum, the Ontario government’s advisory body on the not-for-profit sector. She […]

by Natalie Marynowski· · Business, education, jobs, News, On Campus
SLC to be environmentally-friendly, with green roofs, a rainwater plumbing and natural light

SLC to be environmentally-friendly, with green roofs, a rainwater plumbing and natural light

Students can look forward to the opening of an environmentally friendly learning space this winter, complete with green roofs, a rainwater plumbing system and lots of natural light. The Student Learning Centre is being built to meet a number of building material and energy-saving targets. Designers hope the building will achieve a silver Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) […]

by Michael Chen· · News, On Campus
Inside the Student Learning Centre. (Kayla Hoolwerf/Ryersonian Staff)

The Ryersonian takes you inside the Student Learning Centre

The much-anticipated Student Learning Centre opened its doors to campus media last week. Ryersonian reporters bring you footage of each floor, along with interviews with the SLC’s architect, project liaison and student consultant. You’ll get a heads up on the best floor to study on, as well as the different facilities and services offered on each floor. The building still has work to […]

by Sissi Wang· · News
Top Hat account manager Paul Valenzano at their Toronto offices. (Sissi Wang / Ryersonian Staff)

Top Hat: A different learning tool to engage students

In some Ryerson classrooms, a new learning tool is rendering inconvenient physical clickers obsolete. Top Hat is a software that allows students to use their mobile phones and laptops, instead of a physical clicker, to answer multiple choice questions and participate electronically in class discussions. The system collects and assigns a mark to each student’s response according to their registered […]

by Sissi Wang· · Business, News, On Campus, Science & Technology
The Writing Centre helped create an online module for essay writing. (Lauren Fogazzi / Ryersonian Staff)

Avoid procrastination with new online learning tool

Two Ryerson resource centres have come together to launch a new online tool that will help struggling students write a successful research essay. Ryerson’s library and Writing Centre are working together on the joint project, tentatively called “RU-Search: Student guide to Writing and Research,” which will allow students to access an online database that can direct students towards the proper […]