Four U of T global projects get almost $1-million funding injection from Connaught Fund

Friday, July 20 - 2018
Global research in blockchain technology and using theologies to help build more inclusive societies are among four University of Toronto projects sharing almost $1 million in funding from this year’…

Passion for science takes PhD student around the world

Friday, July 20 - 2018
Amy Jenne was in a small school in Carcross, Yukon teaching science as she did in many other schools before. But this small school, with classes of only eight children, was something unique. “They…

U of T in top 10 for seven subject areas by influential global ranking firm

Thursday, July 19 - 2018
The University of Toronto ranks among the top 10 universities in the world in seven different subjects, and is among a handful of elite institutions to rank in the top 50 across nearly three dozen…

Gender Studies course gets students to grow their own food

Thursday, July 19 - 2018
Jeda McCall had never tried gardening before taking Gender in the Kitchen. Now she doesn’t hesitate to hop into a garden bed and crouch in the dirt, searching for weeds. “Everyone learns differently…

Summer abroad in Grenada a transformative experience for UTSC student

Tuesday, July 17 - 2018
Michelle Linares was snorkeling in Grenada, when she asked the captain of the boat about his memories of the Grenadian Revolution. “Don’t listen to anyone who talks about the Revolution in the books…

Time for a digital detox? U of T Scarborough expert training journalists for the ‘fake news’ era

Monday, July 16 - 2018
When Jeffrey Dvorkin began his journalism career at CBS News in 1972, “the assumption was that no one is going to lie to you.”

Colourful ode to Pluto is a fitting tribute from UTSC astrophysicist

Thursday, July 12 - 2018
As the first close-up images of Pluto taken by NASA’s New Horizons space probe were being unpacked back on Earth, they revealed a stunning sight. Not only is the terrain of the small, icy world…

Too angry to stay engaged? UTSC researcher explores the links between emotion and political activism

Monday, July 9 - 2018
Reducing our negative emotion may make us feel better, but also less likely to take political action When we confront upsetting political events, like a new policy you find immoral or the election…

How U of T Scarborough is helping to keep Toronto buzzin’

Thursday, July 5 - 2018
There are more than 360 species of bees in Toronto. But there’s much more that can be done to encourage people to support native bees, even in their own backyards. It’s something that a unique…

‘Our goal is to hit some home runs’: School of Cities’ interim director encourages U of T city builders to dream big

Wednesday, July 4 - 2018
University of Toronto’s School of Cities has just announced its senior leadership team, tasked with shaping the newly-created school’s urban-focused research, educational and outreach initiatives.…

“Exciting but hectic” - New principal will spend the summer in transition

Tuesday, July 3 - 2018
As Wisdom Tettey officially becomes Vice-President and Principal of U of T Scarborough this week, he’s got a busy summer ahead of him. He will be winding down his work at the Okanagan campus of the…

U of T approves university-mandated leave of absence policy

Monday, July 2 - 2018
The University of Toronto has approved a new policy that gives it more options to help students whose concerning behaviour indicates extreme mental health challenges or serious health issues.