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U OF T'S NEXT GENERATION OF RESEARCHERS RECEIVES $2.9 MILLION
On April 30, the Province of Ontario announced that 21 U of T professors in the early stages of their research careers will receive funding from the province’s Early Researcher Awards program. The program helps recently-appointed Ontario researchers to build their teams and enables Ontario to attract and retain the best and brightest research talent ...

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2012 EXCELLENCE THROUGH INNOVATION AWARDS PROGRAM
Human Resources and Equity has announced a call for nominations for this year’s Excellence Through Innovation Awards ...

"GREAT TEACHING AT U OF T: TIPS FROM AN EXPERT" SECOND IN THE SERIES, PRESIDENT'S TEACHING AWARD RECIPIENT JIM WALLACE
Having taught for more than 30 years at U of T, Professor Jim Wallace has seen dramatic changes in the content of the courses and the skills of the students he teaches ...

U OF T HISTORY COURSE ON POWERFUL WOMEN TAKES STUDENTS TO UGANDA
History professor Nakanyike Musisi and her students in the Elite Women, Power and Modernity in the 20th century course travelled to Uganda where they met with female parliamentarians and activists ...

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TYPE 2 DIABETES ON THE RISE
Dr. Bernard Zinman, professor of medicine at U of T, sat down with writer Jenny Hall for this first instalment in a series on diabetes and the work of U of T researchers ...

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YONGE STREET / RUE DU FAUBOURG SAINT DENIS
Photographer Peter MacCallum examines the urban form by setting up a direct comparison between streetscapes in two very different cities, Toronto and Paris. The exhibition opens at the Eric Arthur Gallery, John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, May 5 ...

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2012 NOBLE LECTURES: GENERAL CIRCULATION OF THE ATMOSPHERE
Dr. Isaac Held, senior research scientist, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and lecturer at Princeton University will give this year's Noble lectures, starting with a special physics colloquium on May 7 ...

TRANSFORMATION OF THE COLONIAL CITY: THE CASE OF SRI LANKA
Sri Lanka, having gone through 450 years of colonial domination, is an instructive example of the transformation of the colonial city. This May 3 lecture will use the World Heritage city of Galle as a case study ...

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ACCENT ON TEACHING
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TEACHING ASSISTANTS' TRAINING PROGRAM ANNOUNCES SPRING WORKSHOPS
The list of core workshops and elective sessions is now available ...

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READY FOR READING
Learn how to help preschool children develop important pre-literacy skills with the Toronto Public Library's comprehensive program, Ready for Reading. Register early; space is limited for this May 17 session ...

LIVING AND LEARNING WITH BABY (FOR PARENTS AND THEIR BABIES UP TO 6 MONTHS)
Come with your baby, meet other parents and talk about topics such as adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition and your child's growth and development. This six session series begins May 30. Registration is required ...

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IN MEMORIAM
 
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REMEMBERING DIMITRIOS OREOPOULOS
The U of T mourns the loss of Professor Dimitrios Oreopoulos, a nephrologist and professor of medicine. Oreopoulos, who died on April 25, began working at the Toronto Western Hospital (University Health Network) since 1969 and devoted his career to improving the lives of patients with kidney disease. The UofT flag was lowered to half-mast on all three campuses April 30 ...

 

 

GLOBAL HEALTH ON CAMPUS: MOBILIZING UNIVERSITIES & PROMOTING STUDENT LEADERSHIP IN GLOBAL HEALTH
What are you doing for lunch today? Why not attend this lunchtime discussion with Dr. Sandeep Kishore, a post-doctoral fellow at Harvard Medical School and co-chair of the Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network ...

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AWARDS & FELLOWSHIPS
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FAST APPROACHING DEADLINES
Nomination deadlines are approaching for the Bower Award, the Killam Prizes, and the Steacie Prize in the Natural Sciences ...

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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RUDYK TO JOIN MEN'S LACROSSE IN 2012
Jonathan Rudyk, a two-time Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations lacrosse champion with St. Michael’s College, has committed to play at U of T this fall ...

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DID YOU KNOW?

In the 2012-13 fiscal year, the U of T's projected operating revenue is made up of 49 per cent tuition fees, 40 per cent provincial operating grants and 11 per cent from other sources (such as income from endowments which supports faculty positions and funds for student bursaries).

--- Tuition Fees, Student Aid Budget Report 2012-13.
    Presented to Governing Council, April 11, 2012

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