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BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATIONS BEGIN
The Black Students Association held a kickoff event for Black History Month Feb. 3 at New College's William Doo Auditorium. Pictured performing an African dance are (left to right) students Beza Mahano, Mariella Munyuzangabo, Esther Nshimirimana and Clarice Mporamazina . Meanwhile, Hart House's Justina M. Barnicke Gallery is featuring an exhibition called 28 Days: Reimagining Black History ...

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MASTER'S STUDENT WINS AUTOMOTIVE R&D PRIZE
Creating a composite material from crab and shrimp fibres has earned engineering graduate student Aaron Guan a $10,000 award ...

AUTHOR LAWRENCE HILL CAPTIVATES UTSC CROWD
The author of The Book of Negroes addressed a packed house at U of T Scarborough ...

PROFESSOR THANKS INSPIRATIONAL TEACHER
Professor Nick Mount has written a thank-you letter to the teacher who influenced his career path and you can, too ...

STAFF MEMBER ADVOCATES FOR FREE SPEECH
The Faculty of Law's Renu Mandhane travelled with Pen International to Mexico to explore the rights of journalists there ...

OISE ASSOCIATE DEAN HEADS TO QUEBEC
Professor Normand Labrie has been appointed Scientific Director by the Council of Ministers of the Research Fund of Quebec – Society and Culture ...

UNIVERSITY, DAY CARE WORKERS REACH AGREEEMENT
The university and the Early Learning Centre's day-care workers (CUPE 2484) have reached a tentative contract agreement ...

TAX SLIPS COMING SOON
Tax slips for 2011 will be mailed Feb. 21 ...

UTM LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE
Pay a visit to U of T Mississauga's new, improved web presence ...

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CHEER BLUE, THINK PINK!
The Varsity Blues women will be raising money for breast cancer research next weekend with volleyball, basketball and hockey games scheduled. Watch the promotional video ...

WOMEN'S HOCKEY TEAM PICKS UP TWO WINS
The weekend wins for the women's hockey team over Western and Windsor means third place in the province; the men were victorious against the Nipissing Lakers ...

POLE VAULTER STILL ON A HIGH
Townsend Benard earned a silver medal at this weekend's York Classic...

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MAN 2 MAN
Hart House presents a Feb. 7 show about love that also shines a light on racial, cultural and sexual prejudices ...

STUDENT COMPOSITIONS
Enjoy a performance of work by U of T's students in composition Feb. 7 ...

GANG OF ONE
Architect Jeanne Gang, founder and principal of Chicago's Studio Gang Architects, discusses her firm's approach to local issues that resonate globally Feb. 7...

AMERICAN INVASION
Enjoy a live performance of of pieces by American composers Feb. 9 ...

JANE JACOBS UNDONE
This Feb. 9 lecture takes a critical look at the public impact of Jane Jacobs' work ...

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THE GLOBAL GANDHIAN MOMENT
Political science professor Ramin Jahanbegloo talks about the need to go beyond violence to effect change during his Feb. 8 lecture ...

JUDGING THE JUDGES
The debate will rage at Hart House Feb. 8: should we elect our judges? …

CONTAMINATED SNOW
On Feb. 9, UTSC professor Frank Wania talks about how snow amplifies the impact of organic contaminants …

LOVE, ACTUALLY
UTM professor Mari Ruti discusses the case for falling in love during this Feb. 9 reading and discussion …

DARWIN RECONSIDERED
University of California biologist David Reznick gives a Feb. 9 talk about Darwin then and now …

FREUD AND THE RABBIS
This talk provides a Freudian reading of rabbinic representations of the death of Moses…

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ACCENT ON TEACHING
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MANAGING WORK & LIFE
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MULTIPLE CHOICE WORKSHOPS
Learn how to get the most from multiple-choice questions and exams during these Feb. 7 workshops …

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LEGAL ADVICE FROM LAW STUDENTS
Make an appointment for Feb. 10 with student from Downtown Legal Services …

RAISING RESPECTFUL CHILDREN
Parents working at UTM can take advantagae of this Feb. 15 discussion to learn new childcare strategies

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STUDENT EXPERIENCE
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GROW YOUR CAREER
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BLOGGING IS NEW AT NEW COLLEGE
New College has recruited two student bloggers to share their thoughts with the community at large …

NURSING STUDENT SHARES EXPERIENCE IN HAITI
Karine Godbout reflects on her volunteer work in Haiti in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake …

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POWERFUL PRESENTATIONS
Learn to craft and deliver persuasive messages at this Feb. 14 workshop …

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF SOCIAL MEDIA
Learn how and when to use social media tools strategically during this Feb. 21 session …

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AWARDS & FELLOWSHIPS
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FAST APPROACHING DEADLINES
Nomination deadlines are upcoming for the Balzan Prize, Crafoord Prize, Japan Prize, L'Oreal-Unesco Awards For Women in Science, NSERC Brockhouse Canada Prize, NSERC Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science & Engineering, NSERC John C. Polanyi Award and the NSERC Synergy Awards for Innovation.

If you are planning to submit a nomination, or have any award-related questions, please contact Elissa Strome, Director of Strategic Initiatives.

Check the OVPR awards and honours webpage for a full list of awards.

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HEARING THE KATYDID'S SONG
Professor Emeritus Glen Morris of UTM hasn't retired his long-term interest in the katydid …

TIME MAY NOT EQUAL MONEY
Treating time as money can undermine your experience, say Rotman School of Management researchers …

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DID YOU KNOW ...

that U of T's enrolment has grown by 58 per cent over the past two decades?

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