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With cyber scams on the rise, U of T expert offers tips on how to protect yourself   

December 9, 2021

An email lands in a student’s inbox pretending to be from an unnamed recruiter at the University of Toronto.

Our Community Campus Safety, Cyber Security, St. George, U of T Mississauga, U of T Scarborough

Censored in Iran, Scholar-at-Risk Negar Banisafar is eager to create a new future at U of T

December 8, 2021

Negar Banisafar found it frustrating to be a humanities student in Iran – she couldn’t express her opinions freely and witnessed first-hand the brutality of the government during political protests.

Global Lens, Our Community Faculty of Arts & Science, Global, Massey College, Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, Scholars at Risk
Daphney Joseph and Stephanie Begun

Can improv boost the confidence of marginalized youth? U of T prof partners with Second City to find out

December 7, 2021

Shortly before the pandemic, the University of Toronto’s Stephanie Begun put up some flyers for a free improv workshop at a Toronto homeless shelter for youth.

City & Culture, Our Community Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, Research & Innovation, Youth
two covers of La Revue Moderne

Literature, politics, art: How an early French-Canadian magazine helped shape literary culture

December 7, 2021

In his new book, La révolution du magazine au Québec, the University of Toronto’s Adrien Rannaud demonstrates how one of Quebec’s first magazines reflected and advanced literature and culture from 1919 to 1960 – and how i

Our Community French, Humanities, Quebec, U of T Mississauga

Common diabetes drug not effective against early-stage breast cancer, researchers say

December 7, 2021

A widely used and inexpensive type 2 diabetes drug, once hoped to hold enormous promise in treating breast cancer, does not prevent or stop the spread of the most common forms of the disease, according to new research.

Breaking Research, Our Community Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Mount Sinai Hospital, Research & Innovation, University Health Network

‘There's so much you can do with it’: Academic internship course connects art history to careers

December 6, 2021

Through internships with 401 Richmond, the Architectural Conservancy of Ontario (ACO) or the Toronto Society of Architects, art history students at the University of Toronto are learning about the career opportunities that await them after... City & Culture, Our Community Experiential Learning, Academics, Art History, Cities, Faculty of Arts & Science, Trinity College

Community event to examine how COVID-19 worsened health inequities in eastern GTA

December 6, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted how the city’s health-care system – often touted as universal – protects some better than others.

City & Culture, Our Community Coronavirus, COVID-19, Cities, U of T Scarborough