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Councillor Nancy Diamond was a longtime friend and supporter of the university and our campus partner, Durham College.

University mourns passing of Nancy Diamond

February 17, 2017

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology is deeply saddened by the sudden passing of Durham Regional Councillor and Oshawa City Councillor Nancy Diamond.

Tim McTiernan, PhD, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Ontario Institute of Technology.

President McTiernan extending term until December

February 16, 2017

The Board of Governors of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology announces Tim McTiernan, PhD, has accepted its request to remain President and Vice-Chancellor through December 31, 2017.

On Wednesday, March 1 David Lepofsky will speak on campus about Ontario’s vibrant grassroots disability movement.

Disability rights advocate speaking at UOIT on March 1

February 15, 2017

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology’s (UOIT) Faculty of Social Science and Humanities (FSSH) will welcome David Lepofsky to campus on Wednesday, March 1 as guest speaker in the Legal Studies program’s Distinguished Visitors Lecture Series.

Katherine Koehler-Grassau of the UOIT Ridgebacks women's soccer team leads an attack during a 2016 home game at Vaso's Field.

Balancing goals: Ridgebacks soccer star finding a way to do the math

February 02, 2017

She’s already earned a major place in the history of varsity sports at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. But third-year student Katherine Koehler-Grassau is also proving how someone can be star athlete and simultaneously be a high-performing student in a challenging academic program.

During a practical aerodynamic workshop, students position a race car in front of the nozzle of the ACE Climatic Wind Tunnel.

Welcome to the world’s most extreme classroom

February 01, 2017

Dynamic workshops in ACE’s additional climatic chambers offer students the chance to gain practical skills that will help them become immediate contributors to Canadian businesses and organizations. ACE’s wide variety of workshops are available not only to the university’s students, but also to students from other Ontario post-secondary institutions, as well as professionals and members of the community.

There are a number of ways you can help end stigma and support those who struggle with mental health conditions.

New research partnership to address student mental health challenges

January 24, 2017

In a search for answers and to develop new approaches to addressing the serious challenges of student mental health issues, the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology is partnering with the Canadian Mental Health Association of Durham on a new research project that will survey hundreds of undergraduate students.

Xiaodong Lin, PhD, Associate Professor, Faculty of Business and Information Technology

IT security researcher receives rare international distinction

January 17, 2017

The world’s largest technical professional society has bestowed one of its most prestigious honours on a University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) researcher for his contributions to the field of security and privacy in vehicle-to-vehicle communication.

Volunteers packed and delivered hampers on December 18.

2016 Holiday Food Drive a success

January 16, 2017

The co-chairs of the annual Holiday Food Drive would like to express their sincere thanks to everyone who contributed to this year’s drive. A longstanding campus tradition, the campaign provides hampers and financial assistance to student families at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology and Durham College.

From left: Esther Anyolu, Women’s Multicultural Resource Centre of Durham (Faculty of Social Science and Humanities community partner) with practicum placement student Sandra Edobar (Legal Studies, class of 2017).

FSSH Poster Day opens ‘a constellation of directions’

December 22, 2016

Gaining practical experience is a curriculum cornerstone in the Faculty of Social Science and Humanities (FSSH) at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. The faculty has established strong partnerships with a wide array of leading social and legal services organizations in Durham Region and across the Greater Toronto Area. Each organization affords FSSH students the chance to engage the real world through 100-hour practicum placements.

The UOIT Ridgebacks women's soccer team celebrates the university's first-ever provincial OUA sports championship on November 6. The Ridgebacks defeated Queen's in the title game in London, Ontario.

Celebrating some of the university’s top 2016 headlines

December 15, 2016

It was another year of milestones and achievements for the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT). As we wish everyone the best for the upcoming holiday break and look ahead to the 15th anniversary of the university’s founding (June 27, 2002), Communications and Marketing presents a brief summary of some of the university’s memorable moments of 2016.

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