News & Stories

Here we share news, stories and updates about ILead with respect to our programming, research and outreach. If you are a member of the University of Toronto Engineering community and have a leadership-related story you’d like to share with us, please contact info.ilead@utoronto.ca or call 416.978.3018.

No summertime sadness for these ChemE student (Part II): Emotional Intelligence

Students participate in a workshop led by Danny Cushing about Emotional Intelligence as part of ILead’s ChemE Summer Program  If you’ve read our tour of the TTC’s Transit Control Centre, you’ll know…

Video reviews of leadership courses now available

Thinking about electives? ILead is offering 5 undergraduate and 7 graduate courses on engineering leadership in 2014/2015. Which ones are right for you? Watch students and instructors talk about their…

ILead inspires researchers

Patricia Sheridan (MIE BASc 0T9, MASc 1T1) is mapping uncharted territory for graduate education in the Faculty as ILead’s first PhD student in engineering leadership. Her research examines how engineering…

No summertime sadness for these ChemE students

Students tour the D.W. Harvey Shops at the TTC Works yard as part of ILead’s ChemE Summer Program  This past Friday, about 25 students in ILead’s ChemE Summer Program toured…

ILead Inspires Engineers

Hatch consulting engineer. Rugby coach. Musician. Math and physics tutor. Registered student in the school of life. Sonia Sennik believes that engineering leadership development, starting with the individual, is key…

ILead’s 2012-2013 Annual Review awarded for excellence in creative vision and design

Under the creative direction of ILead Communications Coordinator Brian Tran, the ILead’s 2012-2013 Annual Review has been awarded a Gold Award in the Publications/Annual Report category from the 2014 Hermes…

ILead inspires students

How do we inspire our students to reach their full potential? Give them opportunities in supportive environments to explore who they are? One extraordinary international student, Yee Wei Foong (MSE…

Big dreams win major award for engineering leadership institute

The ILead team (pictured above) garnered the 2014 Alan Blizzard Award for Collaborative Teaching (Photo: Roberta Baker).  If you’re like many others using Twitter and LinkedIn, you’ve probably overdosed on…

Three new innovative educational projects from U of T Engineering

ILead is excited and honoured to support the Faculty’s culture of excellence through two of three projects funded by the Engineering Instructional Innovation Program. Prof. Doug Reeve and Dr. Cindy…

Year in review: Top 10 moments of 2013-2014

What did this year mean to you? How are you different today than from who you were in September? And how are you the same? Now that exams are over,…