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Canada’s sesquicentennial represents a critical moment in our country’s history. For those who work at a university, it presents a time to mark Canada’s successes in higher education, research and innovation.

Canada at 150, UOIT at 15, and celebrating our students

Canada’s sesquicentennial represents a critical moment in our country’s history. For those who work at a university, it presents a time to mark Canada’s successes in higher education, research and innovation.

Polonksy Commons, University of Ontario Institute of Technology north Oshawa location.

President’s statement on university values

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.

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

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.

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

President McTiernan extending term until December

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.

Panelists at The Role of Universities in Reconciliation event, held at Regent Theatre on March 17.

UOIT panel highlights how education can help heal Canada's relationship with Indigenous peoples

What can universities do to promote reconciliation between Canada and First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples? The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) recently hosted a thoughtful and engaging panel discussion exploring this and other questions. The event aimed at fostering awareness, understanding and action in response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC) appeal for educational institutions to engage with Indigenous communities and to become leaders in reconciliation.

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President’s statement on university values

It is time, as a university community, to remind ourselves of who we are. The University of Ontario Institute of Technology is built on a promise to develop strength and capacity through research, innovation and partnerships.

Haida eagle feathers (image courtesy of Mammomax7432 @DeviantART).

UOIT event highlights critical role of universities in fostering reconciliation with First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples

On Thursday, March 17, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology’s (UOIT) Faculty of Social Science and Humanities will host The Role of Universities in Reconciliation. This special panel discussion brings together key leaders and thinkers in the education sector to foster a lively, thoughtful, engaging discussion about how universities can and should respond to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's clarion call.

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