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How digital technology can help bridge the gap in mental health care access

Jessie Fawcett, a first-year social work student, has used the app Calm Harm – a free app that helps those who struggle with self-harm.  “It gives many strategies for coping with the triggers and [urges] and provides many beneficial distractions. There are a diverse set of varieties to choose from for the way that you’d like to be distracted,” she […]

by Caterina Amaral· · Science & Technology
‘Minor’ change to comp sci program

‘Minor’ change to comp sci program

Technology skills are in high demand in the workplace, and Ryerson is offering students a chance to gain that technological edge.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Arts & Life
Sarah Chattha [left] and Emma Kelly [right] are both passionate about inclusion in STEM. (Photo by Iris Robin)

Students say inclusion in STEM should go beyond business interests

A new report on equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) from Ryerson’s Faculty of Science found diversity in STEM is necessary for an edge in the market and that diversity is something that can be leveraged for innovation.

by Iris Robin· · News, On Campus, Science & Technology
Kayla McLaughlin, Reporter and Sports Editor for The Ryersonian

OPINION: Yes I’m in a long-distance relationship. Get over it.

Regardless of how a long-distance relationship comes about and why the two people are forced apart from each other, people will always have something to say. It can be stressful enough to leave everything you know and love — a house, a career, a family — to be with one person, even without the unsolicited opinions of others. The scenario […]

by Kayla McLaughlin· · Editorial, Opinion, Relationships
Legal Innovation Zone gets $50k grant

Legal Innovation Zone gets $50k grant

The Legal Innovation Zone at Ryerson received a $50,000 grant from the Law Foundation of Ontario to research how technology innovation can give young people better access to the Canadian justice system. “We invited a call for applications and the Ryerson Legal Innovation Zone submitted an application which we approved. It has a reputation for doing cutting-edge work looking at […]

by Sarah Cunningham-Scharf· · News, On Campus
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