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Will the pandemic change the world of work? U of T researcher Scott Schieman aims to find out

June 8, 2020

As COVID-19 continues to take its toll on the economy, speculation about the future of work abounds. 

Our Community Coronavirus, Faculty of Arts & Science, Research & Innovation, Sociology

‘The equal opportunity I needed': U of T Accessibility Services supports students during COVID-19

June 6, 2020

When in-person classes ended in mid-March, accessibility services staff at the University of Toronto’s three campuses faced a daunting challenge: how to ensure the more than 7,000 students who use accommodations could complete their final exams... Our Community Coronavirus, Accessibility, Computer Science, Faculty of Arts & Science, U of T Mississauga, U of T Scarborough

David Onley sit atop a mobility device

We need to embrace a ‘new, improved and accessible normal’ post-COVID-19, David Onley says

June 5, 2020

David Onley is calling on Canadians to embrace a more inclusive, accessible society as they begin the task of rebuilding following COVID-19.

Our Community Coronavirus, Accessibility, Alumni, Political Science, U of T Scarborough

The politics of public health: U of T offers novel course in diplomacy for public health professionals

June 5, 2020

Diplomacy is both art and science – and public health professionals increasingly need to understand each aspect in order to create positive change in the world.

Global Lens, Our Community Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Global
Portrait of Giovanna Schver

U of T graduate builds community at Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy through volunteer work

June 5, 2020

Giovanna Schver says she spent more time at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy than at her home during the six years she spent working on her PhD in pharmaceutical sciences.

Global Lens Student Leadership Award, Brazil, Global, Gordon Cressy, Graduate Students, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy

COVID-19: What's Next podcast (Ep. 19) – Updates from Vivek Goel

June 4, 2020

As the world learns more about the novel coronavirus, the advice to Canadians about how to manage risk – from wearing masks to wiping down groceries – has changed. 

Our Community Coronavirus, COVID-19 Podcast, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Vivek Goel
Portrait of John Montefiore in front of University College

'It definitely means a lot': U of T grad John Montefiore completes a degree he started 25 years ago

June 4, 2020

John Montefiore’s path to graduating from the University of Toronto with the Class of 2020 was a little unconventional. As a member of St.

Our Community Convocation 2020, Graduate Stories, Faculty of Arts & Science, School of Continuing Studies, St. Michael's College

With international partner, U of T launches research centre focused on robotics and elder care

June 4, 2020

The University of Toronto’s Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering and the AGE-WELL Network of Centres of Excellence has partnered with the Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) in China to launch a centre dedicated to... Global Lens, Our Community China, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Faculty of Medicine, Global, Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, Occupational Therapy, Robotics, Seniors


In a celebration of Pride and inclusion, U of T raises flags above Varsity Stadium

June 4, 2020

When the Pride and trans flags were raised this week at the University of Toronto’s Varsity Stadium on St. George campus, there was no cheering audience to mark the occasion.

Our Community Diversity and Inclusion, Equity, Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education, Pride, Sexual & Gender Diversity Office, Varsity

At home, online and with humour, U of T’s Class of 2020 celebrate a virtual convocation

June 3, 2020

With social media, Zoom calls and signs planted on front lawns and draped from apartment balconies, there was no shortage of well-wishing for the University of Toronto’s class of 2020 – the first in the university’s 193 years to celebrate... Convocation 2020, Rose Patten, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Medicine, John Polanyi, Meric Gertler, U of T Mississauga, U of T Scarborough