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Canada must be bold to attract global talent: Meric Gertler in the Globe and Mail

January 19, 2021

With the United States set to inaugurate Joe Biden as the country’s next leader this week, Canada will need to enhance its talent-luring advantage, University of Toronto President Meric Gertler... Global Lens, Our Community Economy, Global, Meric Gertler

‘Resilient and inspiring’: U of T faculty members celebrate students in video message

January 18, 2021

Nearly two dozen faculty members from across the University of Toronto’s three campuses delivered messages of hope and support for students in a video released on Jan.

Our Community UTogether, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, Faculty of Arts & Science, Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education, Graduate Students, St. George, U of T Mississauga, U of T Scarborough, Undergraduate Students

U of T student encourages others to get involved in politics

January 18, 2021

The shift to online learning left the University of Toronto’s Renee Jagdeo with some spare time on her hands this year – time she used to campaign for a city council seat.

Our Community Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, Cities, Faculty of Arts & Science, Munk One, Politics, Undergraduate Students, Victoria College
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U of T, other Ontario universities create fellowship to increase diversity in engineering and technology

January 18, 2021

Six universities in Ontario have partnered to create a new fellowship to expand the pathways for Indigenous and Black students pursuing doctoral degrees in engineering to prepare them for academic careers as professors and industry researchers.... Our Community Black, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Indigenous


U of T training and research program to focus on green roofs, other 'living' infrastructure

January 15, 2021

A new initiative at the University of Toronto is training students in the design, construction and management of engineered vegetative systems for cities facing the impacts of rapid urbanization and climate change.

Our Community Cities, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Forestry, Graduate Students, John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Research & Innovation, Sustainability, U of T Scarborough
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'The future is very bright': U of T researcher on building a data science community in Ontario

January 15, 2021

With 15 years of experience doing data-driven research in the field of genomics, the University of Toronto’s Lisa Strug is perfectly placed to be helping researchers throughout the province build their own data science capabilitie

Our Community Big Data, Computer Science, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Faculty of Arts & Science, Statistical Sciences
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You’ve got mail: U of T professor among 95-year-old’s many COVID-19 pen pals

January 15, 2021

An empty mailbox is a sad sight. But for Stan Smurthwaite, that hasn’t been much of a problem lately. 

Our Community Coronavirus, English, Faculty of Arts & Science