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Famed American photographer’s largest and most comprehensive collection donated to the RIC

Canada’s first university-based smart grid lab to service academic, industrial sectors
Support areas unite for first time at Ryerson’s new student centre
Viola Desmond Day Awards to honour strong black women
Event at Mattamy Athletic Centre to say ‘thank you’ to president
Week-long series of events will address employment, careers and discrimination


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CIS Final 8 Championship at Ryerson

Get your tickets
To the Canadian Interuniversity Sport Men's Basketball Final 8 Championship taking place March 12-15 at the Mattamy Athletic Centre

The launch event
Ryerson is the first Toronto university to host the CIS Men’s Basketball Final 8

Tournament prep
The Ryersonian goes behind-the-scenes with the MAC’s general manager to find out how the venue will prepare for the CIS Final 8 in March

Going graphic
Find out how Toronto advertising agency, BT/A, are creating the promotional material for the event

Support your Rams
Videographer Dominick Dahl-Lacroix talks to head coach Roy Rana and guard Jahmal Jones about the CIS Final 8 championship

Setting the stage
The Ryersonian finds out how the basketball court for the Final 8 tournament is constructed



  • Get on board
    Ratna Omidvar, executive director of the Global Diversity Exchange, announced the launch of DiverseCity onBoard, a national program aimed at diversifying board candidates with trained, qualified immigrants or members of a visible minority group. Omidvar was also on Radio Canada International to talk about the new program
  • #14DaysDry
    Ryerson Student Affairs is seeking to increase awareness about addiction, and generate support for those struggling with dependence on alcohol and substances. Drop by any three programs, running Feb. 23 to Mar. 7, for a chance to win prizes, including Loblaw’s gift cards, taxi chits, KIND products, VIA Rail gift cards and Ryerson swag


Speedy setup

Individual mental health


Michael Cotton, project manager from Snøhetta, talks about what makes the Student Learning Centre unique
Paul Moore, graduate program director for communication and culture, gives his predictions for who will win at this year’s Academy Awards


  • Road to Final 8

    RU Student Life follows four bloggers on their journey to the CIS Men’s National Basketball Championship. Faculty and staff can buy discounted tickets using Promo Code: RUSTAFF to save on individual session tickets
  • In Their Shoes

    Find out how Vice Provost, Students Heather Lane Vetere is doing on her fashion studies
  • Blast from the past

    Famous portrait photographer Yousef Karsh was at Ryerson in 1957 to interview third-year photography students for an assistant position