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U of T remembers Bill Davis, Ontario’s ‘education premier’

August 9, 2021

The University of Toronto is mourning the death of former Ontario Premier Bill Davis – an alumnus who formed a lifelong relationship with the university and transformed the province’s post-secondary system.

Our Community Alexandra Gillespie, Rose Patten, Alumni, Erindale College, Meric Gertler, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, U of T Mississauga, Varsity Blues

Rotman Commerce to offer new bursary for Black and Indigenous students

August 6, 2021

The University of Toronto's undergraduate business program, Rotman Commerce, is launching a new needs-based bursary this fall for Black and Indigenous students.

Our Community Faculty of Arts & Science, Rotman Commerce, Rotman School of Management

Pankration? With Olympics underway, U of T course explores ancient games

August 6, 2021

As they watch the Olympic Games in Japan, a group of University of Toronto students is learning about the origins and historical significance of such athletic competitions, which began almost 3,000 years ago.

Global Lens, Our Community Classics, Faculty of Arts & Science, Graduate Students, History, Humanities, Olympics, Undergraduate Students, University College
Young woman applies sunscreen by a pool

Sunscreen, shade and covering up: U of T dermatologist Cheryl Rosen offers sun safety tips

August 6, 2021

Dermatologist Cheryl Rosen is so serious about sun protection that she sometimes carries her own shade – a parasol.

Our Community Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Toronto General Hospital, Cancer, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network
Binbin Ying

Researchers develop stretchable sensor material to power wearable electronics – and it works in extreme cold

August 5, 2021

A new material designed by researchers at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering combines the flexibility of human skin with improved conductivity and tolerance of temperatures as low as -93 C. 

Breaking Research, Our Community Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Graduate Students, Research & Innovation, Undergraduate Students
Chris Luongo

'I wanted to do everything I could': U of T Scarborough student recognized for saving stabbing victim's life

August 5, 2021

Chris Luongo was waiting to buy his daughter a McDonald’s Happy Meal when he felt something graze his shoulder. He turned around to see a teenager, covered in blood, faintly ask, “Call 911.”

Our Community Awards, U of T Scarborough, Undergraduate Students

Air quality in Toronto’s subways improves with new trains, reduced friction braking: U of T study

August 4, 2021

Air quality on Toronto subway platforms improved substantially with the rollout of new cars on Line 1, according to a new study by the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering and Health Canada.

Breaking Research, Our Community Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Graduate Students, Research & Innovation

U of T alumna – and medical resident – honoured with one-of-a-kind Barbie doll

August 4, 2021

Chika Stacy Oriuwa is no stranger to the spotlight – but this week the alumna of the University of Toronto’s Temerty Faculty of Medicine will receive an unexpected honour: a Barbie doll made in her likeness. 

Our Community Coronavirus, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Alumni

U of T Mississauga alumnus explores colonial roots of local road names

August 3, 2021

With a recent rise of anti-racism movements across the globe prompting reflection on how we label our public landscapes, University of Toronto alumnus Omar El Sharkawy decided to study the origin of several high-profile road names

Our Community Alumni, U of T Mississauga