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U of T grads among world’s most employable: 11th in Times Higher Education ranking

The University of Toronto has moved up one spot to 11th globally in Times Higher Education’s latest employability ranking, meaning its graduates are among the world’s sought after in the minds of…

Researcher studying link between pregnancy complications and autoimmune diseases with prestigious fellowship

Natalie Scime became a women’s health epidemiologist because of stories. Stories from family members who went through difficult pregnancies, stories from friends whose symptoms were misdiagnosed,…

Irena Creed to lead $10-million project to study role wetlands play in combating climate change

It’s hard to overstate the importance of wetlands. They provide habitat for wildlife, filtration for water, and even play a role in protecting us from drought. Now a group of Canadian researchers…

U of T Scarborough faculty makes Toronto Life most influential list

Notisha Massaquoi, Ron Deibert and Brigitte Shim are among the University of Toronto luminaries who have made Toronto Life's annual list of local changemakers. The Influentials 2022 ranking…

Researcher tracking how women of African descent create people-first economies as new Canada Research Chair

For centuries, women of African descent have created economies that prioritize people over profits — Caroline Shenaz Hossein is spotlighting how they’ve done it. 

How U of T’s 'secret sauce' governance model set it up for five decades of success

Along with its partner hospitals, the University of Toronto is world renowned for its many well-publicized innovations and achievements, from insulin, stem cells and deep learning to revelations…

U of T marks Remembrance Day across its three campuses

Community members gathered on the University of Toronto’s three campuses Friday to honour those who served and fell in the First and Second World Wars, as well as other conflicts. On the St. George…

Here’s how cities can make green infrastructure the new normal — equitably and sustainably

It’s a hot day but the tree canopy above your condo is keeping you cool. You go for a stroll through the forest in the nearby public park. It rained last night and instead of flooding, water is…

Anti-Asian Racism Working Group’s student members aim to build community, drive change

During the height of the pandemic, Lingyin Shen felt concerned for her safety when she stepped outside her home. With a master’s degree in East Asian studies from the University of Toronto, Shen says…

Black Founders Network celebrates a year of Black excellence in entrepreneurship

More than 200 entrepreneurs, investors, mentors, students and community supporters gathered at the University of Toronto recently to mark the first anniversary of the Black Founders Network (BFN) and…

Study finds what we think we like in a romantic partner – and what we actually prefer – don't always match up

Intelligent. Confident. Funny. Kind. If you have ever filled out an online dating profile, you have probably thought about the kind of qualities you find attractive in a partner. But where do these…

Wisdom Tettey reappointed U of T Scarborough principal and U of T vice-president for second five-year term

Professor Wisdom Tettey has been reappointed as University of Toronto Scarborough principal and U of T vice-president for a second five-year term.  The reappointment, which runs from July 1, 2023 to…