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Astronomers find bounty of failed stars

October 12, 2011

A University of Toronto-led team of astronomers has discovered over two dozen new free-floating brown dwarfs -- space objects that straddle the boundary between stars and planets --  that reside in two young star clusters.

Breaking Research Top Stories, Research, Astronomy, Faculty of Arts & Science

Exercise gives mental health a boost

October 12, 2011

While most people know physical exercise helps them in losing weight or achieving better physical health, perhaps less well known is the extensive evidence concluding that exercise also benefits mental health.

Breaking Research Research, Features, Walking, Student Life, Physical Education, Health

U of T awarded three new Canada Research Chairs

October 12, 2011

What happens to an airplane engine before it gets built? You probably don’t think much about it, but Prasanth Nair, the new Canada Research Chair in Computational Modeling and Design does.

Breaking Research Research, More News, Medicine, Engineering, Dentistry, Faculty of Arts & Science

Of avatars and virtual meetings

October 11, 2011

Craig Mundie, Microsoft’s chief research and strategy officer, brought news of Microsoft’s plans to merge the physical world with the digital word during an Oct. 6 lecture at the University of Toronto.

Top Stories, Digital Media, Faculty of Arts & Science

Fall market jitters a SAD thing

October 11, 2011

It’s no surprise to University of Toronto researcher Lisa Kramer that financial market dips and crashes typically happen in the fall.  

Breaking Research Top Stories, Research, Rotman, Health

Global broadcasters need strategies to combat Internet censorship

October 11, 2011

Broadcasters seeking to deliver online news to countries where blocking is widespread must be prepared to create strategies tailored to those countries, says a new report from the Canada Centre for Global Security Studies at the University

Breaking Research Research, Munk School, Global, Top Stories

Dickens leads off Theatre Erindale’s anniversary season

October 11, 2011

On Oct. 20, Theatre Erindale at U of T Mississauga opens its 20th anniversary season with arguably the largest production the company has ever mounted.

More News, UTM, Theatre Erindale

Student mental health in focus this month

October 11, 2011

Health-care and health promotion professionals who work with university students are acutely aware of the challenges many students face and how those challenges often lead to more serious emotional or psychological problems.

Student Life, Our Faculty & Staff, Health

U of T one of Canada's Top 100 Employers

October 7, 2011

Competition was fierce for designation as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2012, but the University of Toronto came through, making the list for the fifth time.

Our Faculty & Staff

University of Toronto is Canada's top university in major global ranking

October 6, 2011

The University of Toronto’s academic and research performance ranks among the best in the world – and is the best in Canada – in a prestigious international ranking released this week.

Top Stories, Rankings