U of T News logo

E.g., 08/13/2020
E.g., 08/13/2020

3Qs at the U with Science Sam: (Ep. 7) Roberta Timothy on anti-Black racism and COVID-19

July 6, 2020

Along with COVID-19, one of the defining developments of 2020 has been widespread growth in the movement against anti-Black racism, including police brutality. 

Our Community 3Qs at the U, Anti-Black Racism, Coronavirus, Alumni, Dalla Lana School of Public Health
Chris McCulloch sits at a table with a colleague

Study by U of T and American researchers could lead to anti-inflammatory treatments, including for COVID-19

July 6, 2020

A collaboration between the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Dentistry and the National Jewish Hospital in Denver has yielded a new discovery that could be useful to combat inflammation and shows promise in fighting acute respiratory illnesses... Breaking Research, Our Community Coronavirus, Faculty of Dentistry, Global, Research & Innovation

U of T graduate students explore COVID-19's impact on exercise among people living with cancer

July 2, 2020

Regular physical activity is key to helping people living with cancer improve their physical and mental health.

Our Community Coronavirus, Cancer, Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education, Global, Graduate Students
Randy Lundy (photo at left) and Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm (photo at right)

Two award-winning authors to teach creative writing, Indigenous literature at U of T Scarborough

July 2, 2020

Two award-winning Indigenous writers have joined the University of Toronto Scarborough’s department of English. 

Our Community English, Indigenous, Truth and Reconciliation, U of T Scarborough
portrait of Vincci Lui

U of T librarian creates online resource to fight COVID-19 misinformation 

June 26, 2020

In the midst of the pandemic, experts are raising alarms about another public health threat: an “infodemic” of online medical misinformation and disinformation about COVID-19.

Our Community Coronavirus, Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Faculty of Information, U of T Libraries
Portrait of Joe Wong in front of a bookshelf

Joseph Wong named U of T’s interim vice-president, international

June 26, 2020

Professor Joseph Wong has been appointed the University of Toronto’s interim vice-president, international, effective July 1. The appointment is for a one-year term or until a permanent appointment is made.  

Global Lens, Our Community Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, Asian Institute, Faculty of Arts & Science, Global, International, Meric Gertler, Political Science