Ryerson News: January 5-9

Happy New Year! We’re back on campus, and ready for a new semester. We hope you all had a wonderful holiday break, and that you’re ready to take on 2015! Now that we’re back in action it’s time to share this week’s new stories from Ryerson University. Check it out!

A transformational gift
Ryerson Today – News & Events


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“Ryerson University today announced a $13-million gift by Jack Cockwell and the Brookfield Partners Foundation, bringing their total giving to the university to more than $20 million. This latest gift from Cockwell and the Brookfield Partners Foundation places them among Ryerson’s most generous private sector benefactors.” (Ryerson Today)

The Top 50 Fashion Schools in the World: 2014 Edition


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“Choosing a college is one of the biggest life decisions you’ll ever make. And arguably, it’s even harder for those pursing something slightly out of the box, like fashion design, styling or fashion marketing. While there is plenty of info available about the world’s top medical schools and law schools and plain old liberal arts schools, you have to dig deeper to get a real sense of what the world’s top fashion schools have to offer. ” (Fashionista)

Grad diploma creates new pathway for dieticians
Ryerson Today – News & Events


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“To help address [the upcoming dietician shortage], Ryerson University and St. Michael’s Hospital have partnered to launch the Professional Master’s Diploma in Dietetics. The one-year program is the first graduate diploma program of its kind in Canada, offering graduates hands-on classroom instruction and 45 weeks of practicum placements within the hospital in a wide variety of dietetic practice settings.” (Ryerson Today)

Feats of Engineering: Power Outage at Ryerson University

High school students Winnie and Nabiha, along with Ryerson Electrical Engineering student, Usaila, “learn about the role electrical engineering has in powering university campuses and transforming their futures. WEMADEIT wants to make engineering a choice all girls could imagine for themselves.” (YouTube)

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