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“Did She Seriously Just Say That?!” – Some Thoughts on Disability Awareness Training

This post was written by Disability Studies program graduate and current the Accessibility Coordinator for Ryerson University, Heather Willis.

As leaders are likely aware, under the… 490 more words

Disability Studies

Jewel of the day: Artifacts Jewelry Innes Earrings

Artifacts is the work of emerging Canadian designer Alora Arnold. Trained at Toronto’s Ryerson University, she now makes her home in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Her “about” page notes, Artifacts draws inspiration from the natural world. 99 more words


The Bus Stop Series: Daniel Zakrzewski, TSN's BarDown, Tennis Club Junior champ 2006, A Birds Eye View in Blue

During high school Daniel was exposed to a Rogers TV internship that last two and a half years. Once he embarked on his Radio and Television Arts program at Ryerson University, he started a four-month internship at TSN’s Off The Record. 2,712 more words

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HitchBOT makes it to Victoria

VICTORIA – Once he gets past the plastic-bucket body, the pool-noodle arms and the complete lack of a soul, Seb Leeson sees a lot of himself in HitchBOT, the ragtag robot that spent several weeks hitchhiking across Canada. 762 more words


Ryerson's student learning centre a 'home away from home' for commuters

When Ryerson University opens its student learning centre — a glass goliath being constructed at Yonge and Gould Streets — it will be a chance for the school to cater to commuter students by building “a home away from home.” 481 more words


Chasing fire trucks is not for me: my second beginning as an editor

By Karen Kemlo

“You’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” —A.A. Milne

I call my decision to change careers in mid-life my “second beginning”—for me it defines the place where I am now. 752 more words


hitchBOT a robot goes Hitchhiking in Canada covering over 3700 miles

HitchBOT, a robot built from household and salvage items, recently completed a journey across Canada covering 3,700 miles.

These are some of the really fun stuff hitchBOT has to say about itself (I would love to use the words himself or herself here, but it seems our friend hitchBOT is gender neutral though speaks with a female-sounding voice. 335 more words