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Inspired by her father’s message, Jacque/line Lavallee earns doctorate at age 79: CTV

November 15, 2022

It has been a lifelong dream of Jacque/line Lavallee to receive a doctorate in education from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto,... City & Culture, Our Community Convocation 2022, Graduate Stories, Indigenous, OISE, St. George


How U of T’s 'secret sauce' governance model set it up for five decades of success

November 14, 2022

Along with its partner hospitals, the University of Toronto is world renowned for its many well-publicized innovations and achievements, from insulin, stem... Our Community Janet Ecker, Resarch & Innovation, Rose Patten, Alumni, Governing Council, Meric Gertler

White tailed deer

Researchers identify SARS-CoV-2 variant in white-tailed deer, evidence of deer-to-human transmission

November 14, 2022

In the summer of 2020, months after the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic, Samira Mubareka and her colleagues began testing wildlife in Ontario and Quebec for the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2.

Breaking Research, Our Community COVID-19, Institutional Strategic Initiatives, Sunnybrook Health Sciences, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Unity Health, Hospital for Sick Children, Research & Innovation
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In photos: U of T celebrates newest graduates at fall convocation

November 11, 2022

Under falling leaves and (mostly) sunny skies, thousands of University of Toronto students crossed the stage inside Convocation Hall to accept their degrees during this year’s fall convocation.

Our Community Convocation 2022, Eagle Feather Bearer, Convocation Hall, Rose Patten, Indigenous, St. George, U of T Mississauga, U of T Scarborough
wreaths are laid in front of the memorial wall undernearth soldier's tower at the University of Toronto

U of T marks Remembrance Day across its three campuses

November 11, 2022

Community members gathered on the University of Toronto’s three campuses Friday to honour those who served and fell in the First and Second World Wars, as well as other conflicts.

City & Culture, Our Community Alexandra Gillespie, Wisdom Tettey, Rose Patten, Governing Council, Indigenous, Meric Gertler, Remembrance Day, St. George, U of T Mississauga, U of T Scarborough

Prof uses comics to explore students' linguistic identities, lived experiences

November 10, 2022

When Ai Taniguchi immigrated to the United States with her family at age six, the permanency of the move hadn’t completely sunk in.

Our Community Academics, Digital Media, Global, Humanities, Language, U of T Mississauga
Lashae watson stands on King's College Road with the CN Tower in the background

'I love bringing people together': U of T grad focuses on social justice, inclusivity and community-building

November 10, 2022

Lashae Watson spent much of her time at the University of Toronto creating spaces and opportunities for students to feel seen, heard and understood.

Our Community Convocation 2022, Faculty of Arts & Science, Victoria College
crowded downtown city street with many people walking across an intersection

Researchers help robots navigate crowded spaces with new visual perception method

November 9, 2022

A team of researchers at the University of Toronto has found a way to enhance the visual perception of robotic systems by coupling two different types of neural networks.

Breaking Research, Our Community Alumni, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Graduate Students, Research & Innovation, Robotics, UTIAS

Grad focuses on empowering women – on campus and beyond

November 9, 2022

Neha Sharma’s passion for empowering women is evident in her post-convocation plans, which so far includes becoming a lawyer who specializes in women’s rights issues and launching a non-profit.

Our Community Convocation 2022, Graduate Stories, U of T Mississauga