Articles by: Robyn Fiorda

Olivia Chow launches institute for change leaders

Olivia Chow launches institute for change leaders

  Olivia Chow, former city councillor and visiting professor, officially launched an institute this week that teaches community organizing skills at Ryerson. Although this week’s event was the official launch, the Change Leaders curriculum has been in place at Ryerson since 2015. The institute is housed in a small office, however, so far the programming has been offered off-campus. Previous […]

by Robyn Fiorda· · News, On Campus
The winning ‘idea’ for accessible living space

The winning ‘idea’ for accessible living space

Ryerson interior design and engineering students worked together to design spaces for those living with paraplegia at this year’s Interior Design and Engineering Affiliation (IDEA) competition. On Oct. 8, over 90 students were given six hours to design a two-storey living space in the form of a floor plan and virtual prototype. The students had to create a design that […]

by Robyn Fiorda· · News
Students to bring big ‘ideas’ to Rye’s design competition

Students to bring big ‘ideas’ to Rye’s design competition

Engineering and design students will come together to tackle real-world problems at the Interior Design & Engineering Affiliation (I.D.E.A) competition this weekend. On Oct. 8, about 145 students will combine their skills to create a solution to a health care problem in the form of a floorplan and virtual prototype. The exact problem will be kept under wraps until the […]

DMZ launches advisory council for startups

DMZ launches advisory council for startups

A new advisory council will mentor Canadian companies at Ryerson’s DMZ. “This board has some of the greatest minds of the country — business leaders that can really help propel our startups to the next level,” said DMZ executive director Abdullah Snobar. The 20-member council was announced Wednesday at the DMZ and includes businesspeople like Anthony Lacavera, the CEO of […]

by Robyn Fiorda· · Business, DMZ
Pro-life, pro-choice protesters disrupt Gould Street

Pro-life, pro-choice protesters disrupt Gould Street

Pro-life demonstrators disrupted pedestrian traffic on Gould Street this afternoon, but were interrupted by responses from pro-choice demonstrators.  The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) was quick to release a statement on Twitter saying that the protest was not affiliated with Ryerson or the RSU. In the statement, the RSU apologized for the group’s graphic imagery, but said they could not make the […]

by Robyn Fiorda· · News
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