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President’s statement on university values

March 13, 2017

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology is built on a promise to develop strength and capacity through research, innovation and partnerships. This promise is also supported by four core values expressed in our Strategic Plan.

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There’s a lot of talk: Upcoming speakers and panels at the university

March 13, 2017

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology generates exceptional student outcomes in a dynamic learning environment. As a regional hub for innovation and impactful research, the university regularly attracts community leaders, subject matter experts and high-profile personalities to campus.

Canada’s Parliamentary Poet Laureate Dr. George Elliott Clarke spoke at the Regent Theatre on February 27.

Faculties team up to host Canadian Parliamentary Poet Laureate

March 07, 2017

Figuratively and literally, a Poet Laureate has a way with words. On February 27, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology’ discovered this in real life as Dr. George Elliott Clarke, Canada’s Parliamentary Poet Laureate shared a selection of his works at a Black History Month celebration.

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.

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 university held the 2016 Awards of Excellence recognition event on December 6 in the Business and Information Technology Building (see gallery for award recipients).

Honouring excellence in research, teaching and service delivery

December 12, 2016

The annual Awards of Excellence recognition event honours individual commitment and celebrates team achievements over the past year at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. The university celebrated each 2016 award recipient as well as the entire campus community at a special event on December 6.

The university held the 2016 Awards of Excellence recognition event on December 6 in the Business and Information Technology Building (see gallery for award recipients).

Cuba after Fidel Castro: What happens now?

December 01, 2016

Dr. Tim MacNeill of the Faculty of Social Science and Humanities’ Political Science program researches alternative social and political models of development and progress around the world. He answers questions and shares some observations on Cuba’s past and what the future may hold.

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