U of T to ensure student access despite changes to OSAP, tuition framework

Friday, January 18 - 2019
The University of Toronto is committed to maintaining its standing among the world’s top academic and research institutions – and ensuring access for all qualified students – despite the Ontario…

Author’s book of ‘resilience and recovery’ earns spot on Canada Reads long list

Thursday, January 17 - 2019
Every now and then, a chimp reappears in Andrew Westoll’s dreams.

U.S. central bank has the right to hold news conferences after every meeting, says UTSC expert

Wednesday, January 16 - 2019
A policy intended to increase transparency at the U.S. Federal Reserve may have done the opposite, setting markets up for unnecessary surprises, says a new study from the University of Toronto. The…

Author returns to her Scarborough roots in role as writer-in-residence

Friday, January 11 - 2019
The Scarborough of author Carrianne Leung’s 1970s childhood was a much different place than it is today. “We immigrated from Hong Kong in 1971 and shortly after moved into a new house in a brand-…

Stranded without transit? Researchers say one million urban Canadians suffer from 'transport poverty'

Thursday, January 10 - 2019
If you can't afford a car or Uber, and there's no major public transit route in your neighbourhood, finding a job and keeping it can be an uphill battle. It's an all-too-familiar challenge for up to…

Sustainable concrete developed by alumni may save drinking water in developing world

Tuesday, January 8 - 2019
U of T Scarborough students are no strangers to concrete. Neither are developing nations, where concrete is an important part of development. But the material has its downsides — creating it takes…

Journalism student travels to Bangkok, ‘advocates for greater good’ with the United Nations

Monday, January 7 - 2019
It’s around 10:30 p.m. and Michael Linennen has just gotten home from work. The fifth-year joint-journalism student is energized and curious about his surroundings in Bangkok, Thailand. A few…

Looking for stuff to do this winter? Here are six things to check out

Thursday, December 20 - 2018
We get it, winter can be tough at the best of times. The days are shorter, the nights get colder, and it can be difficult to stay active.    From staying active outdoors to social events available…

Undergrad’s second children’s book a ‘feathery folk tale’

Wednesday, December 19 - 2018
Deep in an undiscovered place lived a Quaroo, a bird with magical feathers that grant eternal luck when touched. The Quaroo was first excited when explorers came, but they didn’t just touch its…

Holiday foods in Victorian Toronto would have looked very (very) British

Tuesday, December 18 - 2018
Toronto was a very different place in the 19th century, and nowhere was that more obvious than in its eating habits. “If you were sitting at a typical dinner table during Christmas in Victorian…

Master of environmental science alumni find dream jobs post-graduation

Monday, December 17 - 2018
In Neera Sundaralingam’s first formal job interview, she landed a permanent position in a job she loves as an environmental scientist with AECOM, a multinational engineering firm. “Every day is…

U of T to be smoke-free beginning on Jan. 1

Friday, December 14 - 2018
The University of Toronto will begin the new year with a smoke-free campus. Governing Council yesterday approved a new smoke-free policy that prohibits smoking and vaping tobacco, cannabis and other…