Category Archives: Media Releases

Rotman Professor Wins Early Career Award for Operations Management Research

Toronto, ON – An associate professor of operations management has received a prestigious award which recognizes his research accomplishments from the Production and Operations Management Society (POMS). Prof. Ming Hu was presented with the Wickham Skinner Early-Career Research Accomplishments Award at … Continue reading

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University of Toronto Receives Grand Challenges Explorations Grant For Groundbreaking Research in Global Health and Development

Toronto, ON – University of Toronto announced today that it is a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Professor Aaron Wheeler, of the Department of Chemistry and Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical … Continue reading

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More than 18,000 New Top Minds Set to Graduate this Year from U of T

Toronto, ON – More than 18,000 of the world’s newest great minds are set to graduate from the University of Toronto, Canada’s top internationally-ranked university, this year — 13,500 alone during spring convocation, running May 31 to June 16. Among those … Continue reading

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Poor communities a “hotbed” of entrepreneurial creativity, but need help to grow long-term, shows Rotman research

Toronto, ON – Necessity can be the mother of invention, but without financial and business development support, many impoverished entrepreneurs can’t get past the start-up phase of establishing a unique new business. Using a national survey on entrepreneurship, researcher Laura Doering … Continue reading

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Professor Glen A. Jones appointed new OISE dean

Toronto, ON – Professor Glen Jones, interim dean of the University of Toronto’s Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, has been appointed dean of OISE for a five-year term effective July 1, 2016. Professor Cheryl Regehr, vice-president and provost of … Continue reading

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Rotman MBA Graduates Named as Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs

Toronto, ON – Two graduates of MBA programs at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management have been named among to the PROFIT/Chatelaine W100 ranking of Canada’s top female entrepreneurs with a third named as a rising entrepreneur to … Continue reading

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Manulife Financial Chair in Financial Services Appointed at University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management

Toronto, ON – An expert in corporate governance and finance has been recognized for his achievements in teaching and research with a new appointment as the Manulife Financial Chair in Financial Services at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of … Continue reading

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1,400 students and teachers to participate in Canada’s largest STEM event for kids

Toronto, ON – More than 1,400 students from Grades 3-8 will descend on the University of Toronto on Friday, May 13 for Innovate U, a massive day of hands-on activities celebrating science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and the power … Continue reading

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U of T researchers create first Canadian guidelines for optimal internships

Toronto, ON – In today’s ruthless job market internships often give students a competitive edge. But what makes for a valuable experience? And how do you measure success? Researchers from U of T’s Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education have … Continue reading

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NeXus Consulting Group: Helping Non-Profit Organizations and Social Enterprises Maximize Their Social Impact

Toronto, ON – Since 2005, non-profit organizations and social enterprises have reached out to a team of MBA students at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management to help maximize their social impact. NeXus offers affordable, fee-based consulting services … Continue reading

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