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With support from The Weeknd, U of T's Ethiopic program soars past $500,000 endowment goal

November 2, 2020

The future of the University of Toronto’s Ethiopic program – the only one of its kind in North America and among a handful in the world – just got brighter.

Our Community Centre for Medieval Studies, Ethiopic, Faculty of Arts & Science, Near & Middle Eastern Civilizations, New College, U of T Scarborough
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U of T students host global AI competition to address climate change

November 2, 2020

Students from the University of Toronto are the driving force behind a global undergraduate research competition that challenges teams to apply machine learning solutions to the impacts of climate change.

Global Lens, Our Community Climate Change, Computer Science, Faculty of Arts & Science, Global, Graduate Students, Sustainability, Undergraduate Students

The New Normal with Maydianne Andrade (Ep. 11): Guest host Joseph Wong on 'being international'

October 30, 2020

What is it like to take part in classes at the University of Toronto from your home in southern Brazil? How does it feel, as a student from Cameroon, to witness anti-Black racism in North America?

Global Lens, Our Community Coronavirus, COVID-19 New Normal, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, Faculty of Arts & Science, Global, Joseph Wong
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U of T, University of Illinois form partnership to enhance global leadership of Great Lakes region

October 30, 2020

The University of Toronto and University of Illinois System are partnering with a binational network of organizations to launch a cross-border education consortium that aims to spur innovation, collaboration and long-term growth in the Great... Global Lens, Our Community Economy, Global, Great Lakes, Meric Gertler, Research & Innovation, Sustainability, United States

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Spooky subjects: U of T 'Monsters' course explores our fascination with the frightful

October 30, 2020

As Halloween approaches, with its eerie collection of ghosts, goblins and beasts, University of Toronto Professor Erik Gunderson remains fearless as he explores frightening creatures both real and imagined in his course aptly call

Our Community Classics, Faculty of Art & Science, Halloween, St. Michael's College, Undergraduate Students, University College, Victoria College
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Activity levels among children with autism spectrum disorder linked to parental behaviour: U of T study

October 29, 2020

Children and youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) engage in less physical activity than their peers, a University of Toronto study has found.

Breaking Research, Our Community Autism, Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education, Research & Innovation
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U of T ranked first in Canada in 10 of 11 subjects by Times Higher Education

October 29, 2020

The University of Toronto ranked first in Canada, or shared the top spot, in 10 out of 11 subjects – one more than a year earlier – according to the latest Times Higher Education subject rankings.

Global Lens, Our Community Global, Meric Gertler, Rankings, Times Higher Education
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Using tree bark, U of T researcher develops new generation of sustainable products

October 29, 2020

Canada’s forests are a key source of renewable materials, from paper to lumber. Yet many of the industry’s most common products, such as cardboard and newsprint, are on the low end of the value chain.

Our Community Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Forestry, Sustainability
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'In this together': U of T’s Isaac Straley named to Ontario's cybersecurity expert panel

October 28, 2020

Isaac Straley, a cybersecurity expert and the University of Toronto's chief information security officer, was recently appointe

Our Community Cyber Security
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Researchers at U of T to study presence of COVID-19 antibodies in high-​risk populations

October 28, 2020

The Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow’s Health (CanPath), hosted by the University of Toronto’s Dalla Lana School of Public Health, has received a $1.9 million investment from Canada’s ... Our Community Coronavirus, Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, Dalla Lana School of Public Health

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