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What’s Next? COVID-19 podcast: (Ep 26) Vivek Goel on understanding pandemic science

September 10, 2020

COVID-19 is being studied like no other disease in history, with hundreds of new research papers published every day – and the resulting headlines can lead to confusion, according to Vivek Goel.

Our Community Coronavirus, COVID-19 Podcast, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Vivek Goel
students walking past the David Naylor Building at St. George Campus, University of Toronto

10 things you need to know about the fall semester at U of T

September 10, 2020

As students, faculty, staff and librarians return to the University of Toronto for the fall semester, they’ll discover much that is new – about their physical environment, learning experience and the way they engage with campus services and... Global Lens, Our Community Back to School 2020, Gerstein Science Information Centre, Robarts Library, UCheck, UTogether, Athletic Centre, Global, Graduate Students, U of T Mississauga, U of T Scarborough, Undergraduate Students

Students doing yoga on the St. George campus of the University of Toronto

In photos: U of T kicks off a fall semester unlike any other

September 10, 2020

Students at the University of Toronto were back to school this week – both online and on campus – as the university embarks on a fall semester unlike any other in its 193-year history. 

Our Community Back to School 2020, UTogether, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Faculty of Arts & Science, Hart House, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, U of T Mississauga, U of T Scarborough, University College
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'Land-based' learning online? How one U of T professor reimagined a ground-breaking course amid COVID-19

September 9, 2020

When Angela Mashford-Pringle first learned she might have to put her “land-based” learning course online because of COVID-19, her heart sank.

Our Community Coronavirus, UTogether, Hart House Farm, Waakebiness-Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Indigenous
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Islam in the City: U of T literary magazine shares students' stories

September 9, 2020

A new University of Toronto literary magazine is empowering students to share their stories of what it means to be Muslim in Toronto –  everything from takes on casual streetwear and evening shifts at local coffee houses to Islam among the city’s... City & Culture, Our Community Institute of Islamic Studies, Cities, Faculty of Arts & Science, Faculty of Law, Graduate Students, Humanities, Trinity College, Woodsworth College

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U of T Mississauga professors find creative ways to engage students online

September 8, 2020

From live streaming on Twitch to creating videos and using student feedback to make improvements, professors at the University of Toronto Mississauga are finding creative ways to keep their lectures interesting and relevant in the digital realm... Our Community UTogether, Biology, Geography, Graduate Students, U of T Mississauga

Photos of bicycles locked up outside of a building on campus

U of T launches web tool to help community members self-screen for COVID-19

September 8, 2020

The University of Toronto is launching an online self-assessment web tool to help students, staff, faculty and librarians make informed decisions about coming to campus during COVID-19.

Our Community Back to School 2020, Coronavirus, UCheck, UTogether, Kelly Hannah-Moffat, U of T Mississauga, U of T Scarborough
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U of T leaders discuss pandemic’s impact on learning, ‘power of place’ at World Academic Summit

September 4, 2020

Does the growing shift to online education as a result of COVID-19 reduce the importance of the cities and regions in which universities are located? Will digitized learning improve or impair access to post-secondary education?

Global Lens, Our Community Coronavirus, Global, Meric Gertler, Times Higher Education
The arc spray system in action

Copper-coated face masks could help slow transmission of COVID-19: U of T researchers

September 4, 2020

A team of researchers from the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering are developing a new way to coat tiny particles of copper onto the inside of fabrics, including those used in face masks – a technology that could... Our Community Coronavirus, Cell and Systems Biology, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Faculty of Arts & Science, Research & Innovation

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