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A new oculus for a new era: U of T’s historic Convocation Hall fitted with replacement skylight

September 25, 2020

Convocation Hall, the historic centrepiece of the University of Toronto’s St. George campus, is being fitted with a new glass skylight – a once-in-a-century renewal that helps ensure the longevity and grandeur of the 114-year-old building.

Our Community Scott Mabury, Convocation Hall
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Four startups to watch from the Entrepreneurship Hatchery’s Demo Day 2020

September 25, 2020

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. 

Our Community Cell and Systems Biology, Alumni, Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurship Hatchery, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Faculty of Arts & Science, Faculty of Dentistry, John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Startups
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Meet two undergrads pursuing health studies thanks to unique U of T outreach program

September 24, 2020

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, a

Our Community Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, Alumni, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, U of T Scarborough, Undergraduate Students
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University of Toronto receives single largest gift in Canadian history from James and Louise Temerty to support advances in human health and health care

September 24, 2020

A $250-million gift will support discovery, collaboration, innovation, equity and student well-being across the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine and its affiliated hospital network, advancing its leadership as a global centre of... Our Community David Palmer, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Artificial Intelligence, Division of University Advancement, Health, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Meric Gertler, Research & Innovation

What’s Next? COVID-19 podcast: (Ep 28) Vivek Goel on social gatherings

September 24, 2020

With the recent uptick in COVID-19 cases in Canada and around the world, attention has focused on large gatherings such as weddings and parties.

But what about smaller get-togethers with family or friends?

Our Community Coronavirus, COVID-19 Podcast, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Vivek Goel
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Rhonda McEwen named special adviser on anti-racism and equity at U of T Mississauga

September 23, 2020

When University of Toronto Mississauga associate professor Rhonda McEwen was growing up in Trinidad and Tobago, most of the people in her life – her neighbours, university teachers, senior executives, politicians and even the prim

Our Community Alexandra Gillespie, Diversity and Inclusion, Equity, U of T Mississauga
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U of T researchers identify genes that enable cancer to evade the immune system

September 23, 2020

Researchers at the University of Toronto have mapped the genes that allow cancer cells to avoid being killed by the immune system – a finding that paves the way for the development of immunotherapies that could be effective for large patient... Breaking Research, Our Community Donnelly Centre for Cellular & Biomolecular Research, Cancer, Faculty of Medicine, Graduate Students, Molecular Genetics, Research & Innovation

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Anti-Black Racism Task Force to examine systemic racism at U of T, provide recommendations to advance Black inclusion and excellence

September 23, 2020

The University of Toronto has launched a presidential, provostial and vice-presidential task force that will explore how university policies and practices contribute to systemic anti-Black racism, and provide actionable recommendations to advance... Our Community Anti-Black Racism, Kelly Hannah-Moffat, Diversity and Inclusion, Cheryl Regehr, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, Faculty of Arts & Science, Meric Gertler, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, U of T Mississauga, U of T Scarborough, Woodsworth College

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U of T Engineering outreach program encourages Black students to choose STEM careers

September 22, 2020

A new outreach program at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering is empowering Black students from across Canada to explore a future in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

Our Community Diversity and Inclusion, Equity, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Future Students, STEM

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