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Ryerson students must agree to the university's terms and conditions before taking the faculty course surveys. (Photo by Angela McLean)

Faculty surveys reveal race and gender biases

When Ryerson students fill out surveys to evaluate their instructors each semester, female faculty are often subject to a disproportionate amount of racist and sexist criticism.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus
A team of Ryerson professors, who won a bid to update the Banff National Park Pavilion standing outside the Architecture Building on Oct. 24, 2017. From left to right: Hitesh Doshi, Zaiyi Liao, Albert Smith, Paul Poh, Yew-Thong Leong, Kendra Schank Smith. Missing is Ramani Ramakrishnan. (Spencer Turcotte/Ryersonian)

Team of Ryerson professors win bid to update Banff National Park Pavilion

A group of seven Ryerson professors won a bid to update Frank Lloyd Wright’s original drawings for the Banff National Park Pavilion.  

Yew-Thong Leong, an architectural science associate professor, is one of seven Ryerson faculty members chosen to work on the multimillion dollar project.

by Spencer Turcotte· · News, Off Campus
Photo by Julie Faye Germansky

OPINION: Letter to My Ex-Professor(s)

I was stuck in the worst subway delay of my life, in a five-station closure that doubled my commute time to just over four hours.

But, where most students would have simply headed back home, I was more concerned with getting to this specific class. Anxiety was an understatement. 

by Christine Chua· · Opinion
(Photo by Julie Faye Germansky)

OPINION: Letter to My Ex-Professor(s)

In my last semester of third year, I took a class that had one major project, a midterm and an exam. The class seemed fairly easy, but the major project was an assignment to be done in pairs.

Each pair had to get a topic approved and write an in-depth report. The project was assigned during the second week of the semester and was due  before the final exam. It counted for 40 per cent of my grade. Up until then, I had no complaints about the professor. He seemed knowledgeable, fair and even funny at times. He approved our topic and some of the sources we were planning to use.

by Josie Mills· · Opinion
(Emily Stachera/ Ryersonian Staff)

No accommodations for undiagnosed students

Christine Moncrieff entered an exam period at the University of Ottawa with 80 per cent in all of her classes, but she ended up failing the semester. She missed her exams after having a mental breakdown caused by her post-traumatic stress disorder and borderline personality disorder. Instead of clemency, she received a letter kicking her out of her program for […]

by Emily Stachera· · News
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