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Dr. Samantha Nutt spoke to students at the university about the challenges women face all around the world, and how to advance women’s equality.

Dr. Samantha Nutt: Why every day should be International Women’s Day

On March 30, leading women’s rights advocate Dr. Samantha Nutt encouraged students at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology to engage with and examine the challenges women face all around the world. In her talk entitled When Women Lead, the Founder and Executive Director of War Child Canada discussed how to help women realize their potential, and how to help change men’s views to advance women’s equality further.

Douglas Holdway, PhD, Interim Vice-President, Research, Innovation and International (second from right) and Michael Owen, PhD, Dean, Faculty of Education (right), sign Memorandum of Understanding with officials of Nanjing Xiaozhuang University in Nanjing, China (March 15, 2017).

University forges newest international ties in China

The university’s newest international agreement was signed in March with Nanjing Xiaozhuang University (NXZU), a comprehensive, undergraduate university in Jiangsu Province (Ontario’s sister province in China).

Collections at the Education Building will be moved the 61 Charles Street building in mid-May.

Education Library collections to move to 61 Charles Building in May

In preparation for the consolidation of the Education and Social Science Libraries into one location at the 61 Charles Street Building, the Education Library at 11 Simcoe Street (Education Building) will close on Monday, May 1. Staff will remain on site until the official moving date later in the month.

Bank of Canada Governor Stephen S. Poloz, whose decision-making and policies highly influence Canadian financial markets, spoke at the university on March 28.

Top Canadian banker shares economic insights with students

What can post-secondary students learn from Canada’s economic history? What does the country’s financial landscape look like moving forward? Bank of Canada Governor Stephen S. Poloz explored these issues with University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) students and alumni during a recent visit to campus.

Close to 100 students, faculty, staff and community members took part in the 2017 Campus Charity Walk and Run for the Boys and Girls Club of Durham.

Campus community hits the pavement for a good cause

Running and walking are usually rewarding activities in their own right–but the ninth-annual Campus Charity Walk and Run for the Boys and Girls Club of Durham (BGCD) made lacing up shoes even more fulfilling.

Campers show off their math and art skills at the 2017 March Break Maker Camp.

Investigating, making and sharing at March Break Maker Camp

The Faculty of Education has hosted the Maker Camp at its STEAM 3D Maker Lab since 2014. This year, 27 students between the ages of seven and 12 used a variety of technological tools to create and design their own stories or projects.