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Meet Bonnie McElhinny, the new principal of New College

Bonnie McElhinny, an associate professor in the department of anthropology and the Women and Gender Studies Institute (WGSI), has been appointed principal of New College on a five-year term. 
She takes the reins from French Professor Yves Roberge in the Faculty of Arts & Science.

McElhinny, a former director of the WGSI, has written about a broad range of topics– from the integration of people of colour in the Pittsburgh Police to the experiences of Filipinos in Canada.

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Murder they wrote: U of T professor on what killers reveal through their writing

It started with a letter left by a serial killer.

University of Toronto Professor Marcel Danesi was given the letter by a former student who was studying it as part of a cold case research initiative at Western University.

Danesi knew nothing about the case, but through reading the letter, he was able to uncover details about the killer.

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#UofTGrad17: Three things you should know about honorary grad Susan Aglukark

Juno award-winning Inuk singer and songwriter Susan Aglukark is one of Canada's most celebrated musicians, bridging the world of traditional Inuit culture and the entertainment industry.

Recently, she has shifted her focus to educational and social justice issues.

The University of Toronto is recognizing 16 remarkable people with honorary degrees in 2017. Today, Aglukark receives a Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, for “her excellence in the arts as a Canadian musician, and for her outstanding service” in support of Indigenous issues.

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