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14 U of T startups receive support from Lo Family Social Venture Fund: Betakit

October 2, 2020

More than a dozen University of Toronto startups – all focused on making a global social impact – have received support through the Lo Family Social Venture Fund,... Our Community U of T Entrepreneurship, Alumni, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Faculty of Arts & Science, Rotman Commerce, Startups

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Innis College expansion project to provide a bigger, more ‘cohesive’ home for students

October 2, 2020

Innis College is poised to undergo a major renewal and expansion of its home on the University of Toronto’s St. George campus.

Our Community Faculty of Arts & Science, Innis College, Undergraduate Students
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'Queen of the Hurricanes': U of T's first alumna of electrical engineering featured in new Heritage Minute

October 2, 2020

Elsie MacGill, an alumna of the University of Toronto, was the first woman in Canada to receive a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering in 1927 and the world’s first female aeronautical engineer.

Our Community Alumni, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering
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Inspired by Sudoku, U of T researchers create novel protein-folding algorithm for drug discovery

October 1, 2020

Computational biologists at the University of Toronto’s Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research have developed an artificial intelligence algorithm that has the potential to create novel protein molecules as finely tuned... Our Community Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Donnelly Centre for Cellular & Biomolecular Research, Computer Science, Faculty of Arts & Science, Graduate Students, Molecular Genetics, Research & Innovation

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Life on Venus? For Sara Seager, it all began with a shortcut through U of T's campus

October 1, 2020

Now a pioneering astrophysicist who made headlines for the possible discovery of life on Venus, Sara Seager stumbled upon her path to the stars while taking a shortcut across the University of Toronto’s St. George campus. 

Global Lens, Our Community Alumni, Astronomy & Astrophysics, Faculty of Arts & Science, University College
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National Dialogues to explore how building resilient communities can help tackle racism

October 1, 2020

Creating resilient communities that are better equipped to deal with the challenges of racism while also advancing inclusion will be a key focus of the first National Dialogues series... Our Community Anti-Black Racism, Wisdom Tettey, Diversity and Inclusion, U of T Scarborough

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U of T launches IBM-powered virtual assistant to help students access mental health supports

September 30, 2020

From one-on-one counselling and group psychotherapy to conflict resolution, spiritual well-being and supports for victims of sexual violence, the University of Toronto offers a vast array of mental health supports for students.

Our Community Mental Health, Student Life, U of T Mississauga, U of T Scarborough
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Strange dreams during COVID-19? You're not alone, U of T researchers say

September 30, 2020

Researchers from the University of Toronto are attempting to peer into our unconscious minds to better understand the relationship between dreams and waking life – particularly during a stressful global event like the COVID-19 pandemic.

Our Community Coronavirus, Anthropolgy, Graduate Students, U of T Mississauga
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U of T's Ontario Institute for Studies in Education hosts first-ever climate summit, embarks on action plan

September 30, 2020

On a busy, cold morning back in January, the community at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) came together in the fight against climate change.

Our Community Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, Climate Change, Graduate Students, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Sustainability

Strong, successful, determined: In solidarity with Indigenous Peoples, U of T to mark Orange Shirt Day

September 29, 2020

Every year, Indigenous students, faculty and staff at the University of Toronto commemorate Orange Shirt Day, a nation-wide movement that spreads awareness of Canada’s residential schools and the impact they had on Indigenous Peoples.

Our Community Indigenous Initiatives, Kelly Hannah-Moffat, First Nations House, Hart House, Indigenous, U of T Mississauga, U of T Scarborough

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