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Feb. 6: New name for YSGS | Saluting Dr. Cory Searcy | Psychology profs recognized by CPA + more!
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Past issues

December 12, 2023

Generative AI guidelines | PhD alum wins Mitacs award | Jennifer Mactavish Leadership Awards competition + more! (external link) 

November 28, 2023

Bruce Fellows | MASc alumna founds equity-based startup | PhD Gold Medallist wins prize for best physics paper (external link) 

November 14, 2023

GRADTalks recap | Gold Medallists | Trans Awareness Month + more! (external link) 

October 31, 2023

YSGPS Gold Medallist | Join GRAD Art Break: Halloween edition | Apply for Black Graduate Career Mentorship program + more! (external link) 

October 17, 2023

Celebrating TMU’s Black Postdocs | Canadian Career Symposium | Apply for CIHR Strategic Master’s Award + more!  (external link) 

October 3, 2023

Postdoctoral Fellow Joseph Adu | Register for GRADSkills | Apply for CGS-M scholarships + more!  (external link) 

September 19, 2023

Banting Postdoctoral Fellow | Lighting the way to clean fuel | GRAD Time Capsule Contest + more!  (external link) 

September 5, 2023

Welcome to a new academic year! | Vanier Scholars | YSGPS at a glance | Funding opportunities | Student resources + more! (external link) 

August 22, 2023

Alumna debuts doc at festival | $2.7M in CIHR Project Grants | YSGPS Council reps | Graduate Thriving in Action + more! (external link) 

August 8, 2023

Revealing migrant realities | Prof shortlisted for Sobey award | Empowering those with HIV | YSGPS Council election | + more (external link) 

July 25, 2023

Vying for the right to die | Celebrating FOS graduate excellence | YSGPS Council student  nominations + more! (external link) 

July 11, 2023

Year in Review | International graduate supports |  Immersive VR nurse training | + more!  (external link) 

June 27, 2023

New GRAD Art Break series supports mental health | Anti-Indigenous racism policy research | Urban water leaders + more! (external link) 

June 13, 2023

Researching rare diseases | New MD program | Doc Now exhibitions + more! (external link) 

May 30, 2023

Sarwan Sahota award recipients | Mayoral debate tomorrow | Thrivelandia + more!  (external link) 

May 16, 2023

E-scooter startup lands Brampton deal | Watch TMU finalist at Ontario 3MT® on May 17! | Apply for Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships + more!  (external link) 

May 2, 2023 

ComCult alumna wins art prize | Math prof receives international NSERC grant | Explore the Black Studies Guide + more! (external link) 

April 18, 2023

PhD project selected for Art Bank collection | GRAD Contests Awards Showcase | PhD student awarded IBET Fellowship + more!  (external link) 

April 4, 2023

Congratulations, 3MT® winners! | Explore TMU Postdoc Directory | Summer Graduate Career Boost positions available + more!  (external link) 

March 21, 2023

Trailblazing alumna | PhD student wins YWCA Women of Distinction Award | Attend 3MT® Competition on March 28 + more!  (external link) 

March 7, 2023

ComCult PhD student transcends research boundaries | Vote in Senate, Board elections | Academic Job Search spring workshop series + more! (external link) 

Feb. 21, 2023

Alumna’s novel delves into Canada’s Black History | Student Senator elections | MFA student nominated for Sony Award + more! (external link) 

Feb. 7, 2023

Feb. 7: Master’s alumna among YWCA Women of Distinction | 3MT® registration deadline extended! | Graduate Career Pathways workshops + more!

Jan. 24, 2023

Jan. 24: TMU Postdoctoral Fellowships for Black scholars | Exploring accessibility with VR 360° | Register for 3MT® + more (external link) !

Jan. 10, 2023

Jan. 10: ‘A land of opportunities’ | My GRAD Change Contest | New Postdoctoral Fellowships for Black Scholars + more! (external link) 

Dec. 13, 2022

Dec. 13: Vanier Scholar | New Bruce Postdoc Fellowship | My GRAD Space Contest deadline extended + more! (external link) 

Nov. 29, 2022

Nov. 29: Extraordinary grads | Creating Black community | Enter My GRAD Space Contest + more! (external link) 

Nov. 15, 2022

Protecting Canada’s water | Outstanding Doctoral Thesis | Remembering anti-Black racism of WWI + more!
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Nov. 1, 2022

Enter My GRAD Space Contest | Career planning with GRADTalks | Detecting cancer in blood + more! (external link) 

Oct. 18, 2022

PhD alumna earns faculty position | Congratulations, ’22 grads! | Honorary doctorates + more (external link) 

Oct. 4, 2022

PhD student makes history | Celebrating Indigenous cultures, voices and stories | Wellbeing Week + more (external link) 

Sept. 20, 2022

Welcome to a new year! | October is Alumni month! | Apply to GRADVision leadership program + more! (external link) 

Sept. 6, 2022

Welcome to a new academic year! | YSGPS Student Council announced | GRADSkills + more (external link) 

Aug. 23, 2022

Polanyi Prize in Physics | Join GRADMentors program | Black and Indigenous Scholarships and Awards + more (external link) 

Jul. 26, 2022

Ways of healing | Vote for YSGPS Council | Launching tomorrow’s leaders + more! (external link) 

Jul. 12, 2022

Going plastic-free | Celebrating Black excellence | Postdoc and PhD webinar recording available + more! (external link) 

Jun. 28, 2022

Decolonizing fashion | Careers beyond academia | Stories of identity + more! (external link) 

Jun. 14, 2022

New beginnings | Aligning career goals | Reflecting on human rights law + more! (external link) 

May 31, 2022

Shedding light on mental health | Pride at TMU | Amplifying Black voices + more! (external link) 

May 17, 2022

Year in Review | SSHRC Storytellers winner | National 3MTⓇ bound + more! (external link) 

May 3, 2022

Our next chapter | Occupational and Public Health MSc launched | 2022 Dennis Mock Graduate Scholarship awarded + more! (external link) 

Apr. 19, 2022

Protecting a precious resource | PhD students head to SSHRC competition finals | Capturing the sun’s energy + more! (external link) 

Apr. 5, 2022

3MT® winner | Carving a career path | Update on campus health and safety + more! (external link) 

Mar. 22, 2022

Making a global impact | 2021-22 GRAD Contests winners! | Immersive storytelling + more! (external link) 

Mar. 8, 2022

GRADTalks tonight! | Next steps in university renaming | Unlocking good nutrition + more! (external link) 

Feb. 22, 2022

Nutrition in practice | Uncovering Canada’s Black history | Register for GRADTalks! + more! (external link) 

Feb. 8, 2022

Planning a safe return to campus | Unpacking a name change | Winning big at GRADFlix + more! (external link) 

Jan. 25, 2022

Engaging Indigenous perspectives | Return to campus | Register for 3MT® by Jan. 27 + more! (external link) 

Jan. 11, 2022

3MT® returns! | Enter GRAD Collage Contest | Expanding horizons + more! (external link) 

Dec. 14, 2021

Power of storytelling | Graduate research abroad | ComCult call for submissions + more! (external link) 

Nov. 30, 2021

Star scholars | Shaping the university’s future | Next gen water governance + more! (external link) 

Nov. 16, 2021 

Outstanding doctoral thesis award | Congratulations, class of 2021! | Last week to enter GRAD Postcard Contest + more! (external link) 

Nov. 2, 2021

Changing mental health discourse | Winter term update | Join tonight’s GRADTalks! + more! (external link) 

Oct. 19, 2021

Unpacking resettlement | Discover careers in government | GRAD Postcard Contest + more! (external link) 

Oct. 5, 2021

Shining light on loneliness | Fighting for gender, racial equality in sport | Attend GPDN Symposium + more! (external link) 

Sept. 21, 2021

Cheryl Thompson named to Royal Society of Canada | Update on university renaming | GRADFlix returns + more! (external link) 

Sept. 7, 2021

GRADNews: Welcome to a new academic year! (external link) 

August 24, 2021

2021 Vanier Scholar | Vaccination attestation update | Register for Learning to Lead + more! (external link) 

August 10, 2021

Building real-world skills | Tune into Digital Disruption | New fellowships for Indigenous and Black STEM students + more! (external link) 

July 27, 2021

New Banting Postdoctoral Fellow | Vote for YSGPS Council | Gender diversity in mathematics + more! (external link) 

July 13, 2021

Tapping into entrepreneurial spirit | Submit PhD research to CBC Radio | Supporting emerging researchers + more! (external link) 

June 29, 2021

Congratulations, Class of 2021! 🎉| $3M in NSERC funding | 2021-22 YSGPS Council Student Representatives Call for Nominations + more! (external link) 

June 15, 2021

$1.65M for AI research | Fall 2021 update | Uniting against anti-Muslim racism and Islamophobia + more! (external link) 

June 1, 2021

New Urban Health PhDs | Addressing anti-Asian racism | Accelerating COVID-19 testing + more! (external link) 

May 18, 2021

Year in Review | Register for Spring Convocation | Ryerson Awards | Helping health-care heroes + more! (external link) 

May 4, 2021

Celebrating tomorrow’s leaders | Ensuring safe SRC activity on campus | GRAD Contest winners + more! (external link) 

April 20, 2021

A potential treatment for COVID-19 | GRAD Contest Awards on April 28 | Planning students take home top prize + more! (external link) 

April 6, 2021

Mapping COVID-19 research | Apply for spring graduation | Last chance to enter My Grad Message contest + more! (external link) 

March 23, 2021

Innovating nuclear technology | Standing Strong Task Force survey | GRADFlix Showcase: March 30 | Enter My Grad Message contest + more! (external link) 

March 9, 2021

Celebrating Black women scholars | Register for GRADTalks on March 10 | Apply for Dennis Mock Graduate Scholarship + more! (external link) 

February 23, 2021

Memories of Syria | GRADTalks: Your Life and Career Post-Pandemic | Advancing health and well-being during COVID-19 + more! (external link) 

February 9, 2021

Unlocking blockchain’s potential | Water policy leaders | Develop conflict resolution skills + more! (external link) 

January 26, 2021

Bringing the lab home | Navigating the student-supervisor relationship | My Grad Message Contest! + more (external link) 

January 12, 2021

Recognizing faculty excellence | Build GRADSkills | Register for GRADFlix | Exploring immersive VR + more! (external link) 

December 15, 2020

Capturing campus life during COVID-19 | New CUPE awards | Register for GRADFlix + more! (external link) 

December 1, 2020

Golden grads | Mental health and well-being survey | Protecting our greatest resource | Last chance to enter My Grad Moment contest + more! (external link) 

November 17, 2020

Congratulations, class of 2020! 🎉 | Take part in a mental health and well-being survey | Ted Rogers MBA gets high marks + more! (external link) 

November 3, 2020

Connecting grad students to campus jobs | Join GRADTalks on Nov. 5 | Register for Fall 2020 Grad Celebration + more! (external link) 

October 20, 2020

MBA student delivers hope during pandemic | Enter “My Grad Moment” contest | Join GRAD Talks on Nov. 5 + more! (external link) 

October 6, 2020

Modelling the flu for COVID-19 | Join GRAD Breather | Meet your YSGPS Council student representatives + more (external link) 

September 22, 2020

New postdoc website | Sharpen your professional skills | Vote for YSGPS Council Student Representatives + more! (external link) 

September 8, 2020

Welcome to a new academic year! (external link) 

August 25, 2020

Designing social robots | Orientation Week at TMU | Update to Ryerson Senate policies + more! (external link) 

August 11, 2020

Capturing a pandemic | Celebrating 2020 TA/GA Award recipients | Health leadership certification announced + more! (external link) 

July 28, 2020

2020 Vanier Scholars | Experiential Learning repository launched | Making the most of virtual conferences + more! (external link) 

July 14, 2020

First Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship | New Indigenous Graduate Student Awards | Update on fall 2020 classes + more! (external link) 

June 30, 2020

Congratulations, graduates! 🎉 | Black Graduate Student Awards | Challenging stereotypes + more! (external link) 

June 16, 2020

A sharper focus on life | Grad webinars | The self-work of anti-racism + more! (external link) 

June 2, 2020

Shooting for the moon | Ryerson’s response to COVID-19 | Work, research opportunities + more! (external link) 

May 19, 2020

Passion for animation | COVID-19 updates | Innovative virtual teaching + more! (external link) 

May 6, 2020

Year in Review | Indigenizing graduate studies | Spotlight on PhD research at TMU +more! (external link) 

April 21, 2020

YSGPS associate deans appointed | New counselling resource | Maintaining resilience, mental health and productivity + more (external link) 

April 7, 2020

New Trudeau Scholar | Relief funding for grad students | Update on Spring/Summer 2020 courses + more (external link) 

March 19, 2020

Important COVID-19 update (external link) 

March 10, 2020

3MT® is coming! | Get graduate-focused academic support | The story of Toronto’s trees + more! (external link) 

February 25, 2020

Pursuing graduate research abroad | Join us for GRADTalks on March 10! | Research funding for Indigenous fashion + more! (external link) 

February 11, 2020

Pioneering next-gen hearing aids | ICYMI: GRAD Contests Awards | Take science outside the lab this summer + more! (external link) 

January 28, 2020

Leading the conversation on immigration | Last chance to register for 3MTⓇ | Scholarship funding released + more! (external link) 

January 14, 2020

Register now for 3MT! | Nominations open for Vector Scholarship in AI | Leading an inclusive future + more! (external link) 

December 19, 2019

GRADNews+: Meet the interim associate deans of YSGPS! (external link) 

December 10, 2019

Accessible nutrition | Apply for a Doctoral Completion Award | Cultivate wellness during the holidays + more! (external link) 

November 26, 2019

Dr. Cory Searcy appointed vice-provost, dean | Apply now for Trudeau Scholarship | PhD students make waves in cannabis industry + more! (external link) 

November 12, 2019

Celebrating graduate student leaders | Enter GRAD Contests by Nov. 26! | Holocaust Education Week + more! (external link) 

October 29, 2019

Gold Medallists | Join GRADTalks Nov. 4! | Meet the rocketman + more! (external link) 

October 15, 2019

Crafting accessibility | Academia to industry connections | Take time for mental health + more! (external link) 

October 1, 2019

Register for GRADTalks | Prestigious Foundation Grant goes to psychology professor | YSGPS Council student representatives + more! (external link) 

September 17, 2019

Enter our GRAD Contests! | Ryerson Pow Wow returns | Gain more time this semester + more! (external link) 

September 4, 2019

Welcome to a new academic year! (external link) 

August 20, 2019

GRADShowcase returns Aug. 27! | AccessNow receives $2.7M in funding | Boost your leadership skills + more! (external link) 

July 16, 2019

Ted Rogers MBA ranks #4 in world | Social startup provides parenting support | Overcoming failures + more! (external link) 

June 18, 2019

New Trudeau scholars | Doc Media alumna named Toronto Photo Laureate | Team building tips from Raptors + more! (external link) 

May 21, 2019

Career coach | Mental health and entrepreneurship | The sound of "good" stress + more! (external link) 

May 7, 2019

New narratives | Call for applications for vice-provost and dean | Interim associate dean, student affairs + more! (external link) 

April 23, 2019

Year in Review | Ryerson wins at Ontario 3MT® | 3 minutes can change our world + more! (external link) 

April 9, 2019

Interim vice-provost and dean announced | 3MT® winner | How strong is your brand? + more! (external link) 

March 26, 2019

A new look at the world's oldest profession | 3MT® this Thursday! | Meet a difference maker + more! (external link) 

March 12, 2019

Positive power | The Lab of Leadership | 3MT is coming + more! (external link) 

Feb 26, 2019

Reimagining cancer treatment | GRADTalks: Thursday! | GRAD T-shirts, micropoems now available | Does practice really make perfect? + more! (external link) 

Feb 12, 2019

GRAD Contests winners announced | MDM alumna named Communicator of the Year | RSVP for Feb. 28 GRADTalks + more! (external link) 

January 29, 2019

Treating PTSD with MDMA | How to Lead Without a GPS | MDM alumna carves her own path + more! (external link) 

January 15, 2019

Indigenous Graduate Student Circle launches Jan. 21 | Making black-and-white more grey | New year, new beginnings + more! (external link) 

December 11, 2018

Supporting women through building science | Women in the House | Bruce Fellowship recipients announced + more! (external link) 

November 27, 2018

Building sustainability into architecture | Putting psychology into practice | Leveraging your grad skills + more! (external link) 

November 13, 2018

Using drones to locate people with dementia | Graduate Leadership Institute launched  | Celebrating Black female excellence + more! (external link) 

October 30, 2018

Celebrating our student leaders | Shattering stereotypes | Targeting society’s taboos + more! (external link) 

October 16, 2018

Keeping us safe from harm | GRADTalks tomorrow! | Ryerson’s Academic Culture + more! (external link) 

October 2, 2018

GRADCentral student portal launched | GRAD Contests open | Psychology prof appointed to NSERC research group + more! (external link) 

September 18, 2018

Creating Indigenous community | Classroom improvements town hall | Competitions + more! (external link) 

September 4, 2018

Welcome to a new academic year at TMU! (external link) 

August 14, 2018

Chemical engineering prof named Massey Fellow | MSW grad presents at AIDS 2018 conference | Reckoning with ableism and colonialism + more! (external link) 

July 31, 2018

Flipping the script on Black men’s pain | GRADShowcase returns Aug. 28 | Unlocking the mysteries of dementia + more! (external link) 

July 3, 2018

2017-18 Year in Review | Ryerson’s second Trudeau Scholar | Inaugural Indigenous Advisor appointed + more (external link) 

June 19, 2018

PhD MPPs | Using dance to help Parkinson’s patients | #WhyVotingMatters + more! (external link) 

June 5, 2018

Graduate Student Guide launched | A day in the life of campus | Indigenous fashion and cultural resurgence + more! (external link) 

May 22, 2018

Two generations on campus | Another side of La Loche | Aerospace Engineering PhD student awarded Amelia Earhart Fellowship + more! (external link) 

May 8, 2018

A voice against violence | New graduate student counsellor | Scholarships, awards released May 11 + more! (external link) 

April 24, 2018

The future of math is in Africa | Wash less, buy less, waste less | Overcoming social anxiety when dating + more! (external link) 

April 10, 2018

3MT® winner announced | MBA alumnus wins big on Dragons’ Den | New PhD program proposed + more! (external link) 

March 27, 2018

Indigenizing academia | 3MT® today, 12-3 p.m.! | Alumni Expo + more! (external link) 

March 13, 2018

The science of headaches | 3MT® is coming! | Spatial Analysis alumni unlock data to support service access + more! (external link) 

February 27, 2018

Alum balances army with academia | YSGPS Award recipients announced | GRADTalks: Thursday + more! (external link) 

February 13, 2018

GRAD Contests winners announced | Biomedical Physics re-accredited | Register for GRADTalks: March 1 + more! (external link) 

January 30, 2018

Passion for cancer research | New Experiential Learning Director | GRAD Contests Awards: Feb. 6 + more! (external link) 

January 16, 2018

Inaugural Geoffrey F. Bruce Fellows | GRAD Contest Awards: Feb. 6 | Register for 3MT + more! (external link) 

December 12, 2017

Standing up for immigrant women | Register for 2018 3MT | Supporting accessibility + more! (external link) 

November 28, 2017

Doc Media alumna honoured by France | Young innovators | GRAD Contests: 1 week left to enter! + more! (external link) 

November 14, 2017

Helping young people thrive | Proposed PhD in urban health | Royal support for child trauma intervention + more! (external link) 

October 31, 2017

A culture shift in academia | Chat with the Dean | Enter our GRAD Contests + more! (external link) 

October 17, 2017

Enter our GRAD Contests | GRADTalks tonight! | MDM GPD and History prof's archaeology robot + more! (external link) 

October 3, 2017

Indigenizing fashion | Doc Media prof’s exhibition opens in Paris | RSVP for GRADTalks and Fall Wellness Workshops + more! (external link) 

September 19, 2017

New Criminology and Social Justice MA | RSVP for GRADTalks: Oct. 17 | GRADShowcase photos + more! (external link) 

September 5, 2017

Welcome to a new academic year at TMU! (external link) 

August 15, 2017

GRADShowcase: Aug. 29 | TEDxRyersonU call for speakers | Simulation Lab takes off + more! (external link) 

July 18, 2017

Trudeau and Vanier scholars | Mapping accessibility | ‘Strange Cargo’ + more! (external link) 

June 20, 2017

New YSGPS Associate Deans, GPD | Dr. Anthony Bonato, Dr. Paul Moore conclude terms | Year in Review + more! (external link) 

June 6, 2017

DocNow festival | Exploring #BlackLivesMatter | Psychology on NPR + more! (external link) 

May 23, 2017

Journalism prof wins political writing prize | Vote for Canada 3MT® | Congress + more! (external link) 

May 9, 2017

Ecological Urbanism | Scholarships and awards released | Win a smartwatch + more! (external link) 

April 25, 2017

Using geography to help police | Ryerson advances to national 3MT® | Graduate students' union to be created + more! (external link) 

April 11, 2017

3MT® winners announced | Tackling malnutrition across borders | Dubai job opportunities + more! (external link) 

March 28, 2017

 (PDF file) Journalism prof finalist for political writing prize | 3MT tomorrow! | Be a Human of Grad Studies + more!

March 14, 2017

 (PDF file) Honorary degree recipients | 3MT: March 29 | Wellness workshops + more!

Feb. 28, 2017

 (PDF file) Supporting trans youth | GRADTalks tonight! | Chat with the Dean | Wellness workshops + more!

Feb. 14, 2017

 (PDF file) GRADNews: Connecting grad students with industry | GRAD Contest winners | Sandbox launch + more!

Jan. 31, 2017

 (PDF file) Aerospace Engineering at SpaceX | GRAD Contest Awards: Thursday | GRADTalks: Feb. 28 + more!

Jan. 17, 2017

 (PDF file) Psychology-St. Mike's partnership | Distinguished Dissertation Awards | Congress 2017 + more!

Dec. 13, 2016

 (PDF file) Inuit insight meets big data | Register for 3MT | Photography that drives change + more!

Nov. 29, 2016

Filming a secret marathon | Final call for GRAD contests! | Register for Social Innovation Global Challenge + more!

Nov. 15, 2016

 (PDF file) Participate in Congress 2017 | Enter GRAD Contests by Dec. 2 | Psychology reaccredited + more!

Nov. 1, 2016

 (PDF file) New program approved | Chat with the Dean | 1 month to enter GRAD contests + more!

Oct. 18, 2016

 (PDF file) MaRS lab opens | Vice-Provost and Dean inducted into Hall of Fame | GRADTalks + more!

Oct. 4, 2016

 (PDF file) MBA Top 10 in Canada | GRAD Contests | TMSU election | GRADTalks panel + more!

Sept. 20, 2016

 (PDF file) PhD profiles | Counselling services | Mural time lapse + more!

Sept. 6, 2016

Welcome to a new year at TMU!

Aug. 2016

 (PDF file) Tips for success | Orientation | Scholarship deadlines + more!

July 2016

 (PDF file) Dean reappointed | Displaying our Pride | Student achievements + more!

June 2016

 (PDF file) Win $100! | Dissertation retreats | Student success stories + more

April 2016

 (PDF file) 3D print your thesis! | 3MT winner | Player of the Year | Write-a-Thon + more

March 2016

 (PDF file) Win a tablet! | Contest winners | Chat with the Dean | GRADTalks photos + more

Jan. 2016

 (PDF file) Imagining Canada's Future | GRAD Contest winners | New programs + more

Nov. 2015

 (PDF file) Vanier Scholars | Contests | Chat with the Dean + more

Sept. 2015

Welcome to a new academic year at TMU!

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