Posts Tagged: experiential learning

U of T Engineering opens the Myhal Centre for Engineering Innovation & Entrepreneurship

The University of Toronto’s Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering launched a new era in engineering education and research today with the official opening of the Myhal Centre for Engineering Innovation & Entrepreneurship. Named in honour of the Myhal family — including George Myhal (IndE 7T8) and his wife Rayla, two of the Faculty’s most ardent supporters —… Read more »

TEAL Fellows: Redesigning the classroom experience

U of T Engineering’s newest building — the Centre for Engineering Innovation & Entrepreneurship (CEIE) — is home to technology-enhanced active learning (TEAL) rooms designed to support blended modalities of teaching and creative design activities. A new Faculty-wide program is supporting professors as they leverage the potential of these spaces and implement active learning approaches across all… Read more »

Five ways the CEIE is enabling experiential learning

When it opens in spring 2018, U of T Engineering’s newest building will foster collaborations between students, faculty, alumni and industry. Engineers are the makers, innovators and entrepreneurs behind so many of the world’s newest technologies, such as smartphones, self-driving cars and virtual voice-activated assistants. The engineering educational environment is quickly evolving to mirror the… Read more »

Polaris: Blue Sky Solar Racing team unveils its newest vehicle

The U of T Engineering Blue Sky Solar Racing team revealed Polaris, its ninth-generation vehicle, at a showcase event held today on U of T’s St. George campus. “Polaris, the north star, has guided northern adventurers for centuries,” says Blue Sky managing director Frank Gu (Year 4 ECE). “We hope that she will guide us toward a… Read more »

Cristina Amon reappointed Dean of U of T Engineering

Professor Cristina Amon has been reappointed as Dean of the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering at the University of Toronto for a special third term to June 30, 2019. In addition, Dean Amon will serve in the role of Provostial Advisor on Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) at the University for… Read more »

Women make up more than 40 per cent of U of T Engineering first-year class

In 2018, Canada will issue a new $10 banknote bearing the likeness of Viola Desmond, a businesswoman and black civil-rights activist. Joining her on the shortlist was Elsie MacGill (ElecE 2T7), Canada’s first female electrical engineering graduate, and the world’s first woman aircraft designer. This fall, hundreds of aspiring female engineers chose to follow in MacGill’s… Read more »

Engineering student represents Canada at International Astronautical Congress

Fourth-year Engineering Science student Jeremy Wang is about to embark on an out-of-this-world journey. He is one of just ten students — only three of whom are undergraduates — to be selected as part of the Canadian Space Agency’s official delegation to the 2016International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Guadalajara, Mexico…(read more)