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U of T provides $8.9 million in financial relief to students impacted by COVID-19

February 26, 2021

When Ontario implemented its first COVID-19 lockdown last spring, Rajasekar Dhanasekar found himself in a tight financial spot.

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Black History Month Luncheon goes virtual in 19th year, with keynote from NHL's Kimberly Davis

February 26, 2021

For nearly two decades, the Black History Month Luncheon has provided a rousing crescendo to four weeks of Black History Month events at the... Our Community Alumni, Black History Month, Our Community

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This U of T-designed lab on wheels roams the city, gathering data on air pollution

February 26, 2021

A vehicle with flashy chrome finishes and high-tech, roof-mounted scanners is getting a lot of admiring looks as it rolls around Toronto.

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U of T's Black Future Lawyers program set to expand with $1.75 million in support

February 25, 2021

Ikran Jama says she knew early in her undergraduate studies at the University of Toronto that she wanted to pursue a legal education.

But she was still hesitant.

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‘Anti-Black racism is a crisis’: U of T scholar imagines a freer society

February 25, 2021

For scholars and activists like Robyn Maynard, our current reckoning with anti-Black racism is long overdue – and not just in the United States.

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U of T's 2021-2022 budget to focus on students, provide more supports for equity-deserving groups

February 24, 2021

The University of Toronto plans to make additional investments in student learning, supports and financial aid, as well as boost access for equity-deserving groups and hire more Black and Indigenous faculty members – all while continuing to... Our Community Coronavirus, Scott Mabury, Budget, Cheryl Regehr, Global, Governing Council, Graduate Students, U of T Mississauga, U of T Scarborough, Undergraduate Students

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U of T researchers train AI to read difficult-to-decipher medieval texts

February 24, 2021

In a move that could transform manuscript studies, University of Toronto researchers have partnered with a team in the United Kingdom to develop a program that can read and transcribe the handwritten Latin found in 13th-century legal manuscripts... Our Community Alumni, Artificial Intelligence, Centre for Medieval Studies, Computer Science, Faculty of Arts & Science, Research & Innovation, U of T Scarborough

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What are the best boots for winter? U of T researcher discusses his ratings with the New York Times

February 23, 2021

As arctic temperatures and heavy snow continue to envelop Canadians – and now, even Texans – a solid pair of boots can be your best friend.

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