January 18th, 2021
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A walking bridge crosses a creek sprinkled with snow, with the glass facade of Humber's Learning Resource Commons visible in the background

Welcome to 2021 at Humber. It is a new year that will no doubt be full of challenges, triumphs and initiatives that will help us come together as a community, celebrate strength and success and continue to persevere....Read more

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December 17th, 2020
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The Humber Arboretum building on a sunny day, surrounded by snow and footprints

In a normal non-pandemic year, December often brings about top ten lists that provide a snapshot of the year. While these can focus on top songs, top media moments and so on, I wanted to take some time to share the top ten things to be proud of at Humber this year.

1)   Each other. This year has been filled with the unexpected, the challenging and sometimes the heartbreaking. As a result, we have been called upon to be understanding, compassionate and look for the commonalities and differences in our experiences. We have risen to that challenge.

2)   Being nimble...Read more

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December 14th, 2020
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The Barrett CTI building from across the parking lot. The building is grey with orange and glass accents

Applied research has always been transformational. While the scale of the projects vary, the importance of this approach to innovation has been underscored amid a global pandemic that has caused mass disruption to our economy.

Applied research projects lower barriers for small- and medium–sized enterprises (SMEs) to adopt new technology and invest in research and development. Organizations also benefit from expertise and access to state-of-the-art facilities, equipment and technical resources.

As I said recently in an Op-Ed featured in the Canadian Business Journal, Humber serves as an innovation intermediary for organizations of all sizes and from all industrial and social...Read more

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