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One by one, faces from across the planet popped up on the screen.
The new University of Toronto students, all recipients of the university’s prestigious Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship, were participating in a virtual reception on Zoom in anticipation of their eventual arrival on campus when COVID-19 travel restrictions allow.
U of T President Meric Gertler extended a warm welcome to the students, taking note of the unusual circumstances.
An AI solution to help lawyers draft contracts. Drone-mounted cameras that help farmers manage crops. 3D-printable soil. And gum that cleans your teeth.
These are the innovative ideas that underpin four University of Toronto startups that took home prizes at the annual Demo Day competition organized by the Entrepreneurship Hatchery, affiliated with the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering.
A program by the Dalla Lana School of Public Health that aims to introduce under-represented high school students to health careers has already borne fruit: Two of its participants, Maha Khan and Maimuna Akhter, are attending the University of Toronto this fall.
Both are enrolled in U of T Scarborough’s Life Sciences Program.
“I got accepted to all of the programs I applied for, but I really wanted to get to U of T,” says Khan, a recent graduate of Marc Garneau Collegiate Institute. “I kept getting the emails wondering ‘where’s U of T?’”