2017 – 2018 Academic Year in Review: The Engineering Student e-News’ 15 Most-read Stories

As we look back at the academic year that was, here are the 15 most-read articles from the Engineering Student e-News.

Academic Excellence: 24 Engineering Students Recognized 
The University of Toronto honoured student-athletes who, while competing on a varsity team, earned an 80% average or higher in all courses they were enrolled in the 2016-17 academic year.

U of T Engineering Holiday Gift Guide
12 U of T-approved options for everyone on your list.

Professor Javad Mostaghimi (MIE) appears in the trailer for the film Downsizing.
Professor Javad Mostaghimi (MIE) appears in the trailer for the film Downsizing.

U of T Engineering Professors Appear in Downsizing Film
Professors Javad Mostaghimi (MIE) and Mark Kortschot (ChemE) appear as extras in the movie.

No Typical Engineers: Q&A With Miss Universe Canada Lauren Howe
Lauren Howe (IndE 1T6) is crowned the winner of the Miss Universe Canada pageant for 2017.

These Schulich Scholars Want to Make Science Exciting for Kids
Andres Lombo and Aidan Aird (both Year 1 EngSci) have both received Schulich Leader Scholarships to study at U of T Engineering.

U of T Engineering Launches New Offerings in Machine Intelligence and Data Analytics
The Engineering Science major in Machine Intelligence is set to receive its first students in fall 2018.

Myhal Centre
U of T Engineering’s newest building, the Myhal Centre.

Tour the stunning Student Spaces in the Myal Centre: Floors 1 to 4
The Myhal Centre for Engineering Innovation & Entrepreneurship officially opens April 27, 2018.

Three U of T Engineering Alumnae Recognized Among Canada’s Most Powerful Women
The Women’s Executive Network (WXN) has announced its list of Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 for 2017.

Photos: U of T Engineering Students and Alumni Demonstrate Innovations for Governor General
Canada’s Governor General Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette (ECE MASc 9T0).

Nitski Named U Sports Top 8 Academic All-Canadian
Third-year Mechanical Engineering student Osvald Nitski named a U SPORTS Top 8 Academic All-Canadians.

U of T Students Recite Pi from Memory
Breakfast Television’s Kevin Frankish visited U of T to see how many numbers from Pi students could recite.

U of T tops in Canada, among global best in computer science, engineering and technology: Times Higher Education
U of T placed 29th in engineering and technology out of 500 universities.

Solid Team Effort Lifts Blues Over Lakers
Sara Knowles (Year 1 TrackOne) contributed eight points toward U of T Varsity Blues Women’s Basketball win over Nipissing Lakers.

Jason Foster (second from left)
Professor Jason Foster (EngSci), second from right, works with aspiring engineers at U of T Engineering’s Young Women in Engineering Symposium. (Credit: Alan Wu)

Foster, Davenport Huyer win University of Toronto Awards of Excellence
Jason Foster (EngSci) received Joan E. Foley Quality of Student Experience Award and Locke Davenport Huyer was awarded a UTAA Graduate Scholar award.

Student Entrepreneur Peter Wen: Myhal Centre Will be a “game-changer”
U of T Engineering’s newest building is designed to spark organic collaborations.