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Lest We Forget

November 11, 2011

The University of Toronto celebrated Remembrance Day 2011 with services on all three campuses. The St.

Campus, Top Stories

Posthumous degree tribute to researcher’s talents, character

November 11, 2011

Almost one year after PhD candidate Sara Al-Bader and her husband, Michael Smoughton, died in a car accident, the University of Toronto is conferring her degree – after friends and colleagues collaborated to compl

Student Life, Convocation, Medicine, Health, Dalla School of Public Health, Top Stories

Unable to remember a single face -- unless it’s Paris Hilton!

November 10, 2011

A 22-year-old woman who has had amnesia since birth has demonstrated she can’t hold a single face or word in short-term memory – unless the information is familiar to her.

Breaking Research Top Stories, Research, Medicine, Health

Study finds new way to predict MS diagnosis in children

November 10, 2011

Early MRI scans can help predict the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS) in children, which may permit earlier initiation of treatment, according to a new national study.

Breaking Research Top Stories, Research, Medicine

Right to a life free of violence

November 9, 2011

A passion for sport and social justice took PhD student Lyndsay Hayhurst all the way to Uganda and back.

Global Lens Features, Student Life, Physical Education, Global

Greek 'anti-economist' offers solution to economic crisis

November 9, 2011

Yanis Varoufakis, a self-described anti-economist, told a standing-room only crowd at Hart House that the current economic crisis could be solved in two weeks; provided the political will to do so also existed.

Global Lens Top Stories, Global, Faculty of Arts & Science

U of T helps athletes get jump on their careers

November 9, 2011

As Rosie MacLennan prepares for convocation, the gold medallist at the Pan Am games in Mexico is already missing U of T - and looking for ways to give back.

Convocation, Olympics, Alumni, Features, Student Life

Premier of Nunavut eager for full territorial powers

November 7, 2011

The first decade of Nunavut’s existence  was spent setting up a government and public services and implementing a land claim infrastructure.  But the territory’s premier says now it’s ready for more independence from the federal government.   

More News, Munk School, Government, Faculty of Arts & Science

Lives of soliders, important Canadians to be documented

November 7, 2011

As Canadians prepare to honour fallen soldiers this Remembrance Day, the federal government has announced funding for a website which chronicles the lives of war veterans, including U of T graduate Lt. Col.

Breaking Research Top Stories, Research, Government

Fall convocation gateway to future for 4,400 U of T students

November 7, 2011

Acclaimed filmmaker Deepa Mehta is one of more than 4,400 extraordinary women and men – gold medal athletes, novelists and global researchers - receiving degrees from the University of Toronto this fall.

Top Stories, Campus, Victoria College, Student Life, Nursing, Convocation, Faculty of Arts & Science, Arts