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    • Research may explain why men are more likely to experience severe cases of COVID-19 October 3, 2023
      A new study by a team of researchers at the University of Toronto’s Emerging and Pandemic Infections Consortium (EPIC) has uncovered biological reasons underlying sex differences in COVID-19 outcomes, offering a promising new strategy to prevent illness.
    • What’s new at U of T: Landmark transformation, new dining options and more October 2, 2023
      Students, faculty, staff and librarians may have noticed some dramatic changes across the University of Toronto’s three campuses this fall. From new academic pathways to more food options and greener spaces, here are four new things that U of T students need to know as they immerse themselves in university life.
    • Geoffrey Hinton and Fei-Fei Li to discuss ethical AI development October 2, 2023
      Two leading figures in the development of deep learning are set to discuss their joint contributions to artificial intelligence and the ethical considerations that should guide its future.
    • U of T marks Orange Shirt Day, National Day for Truth and Reconciliation September 29, 2023
      The University of Toronto community came together to commemorate Orange Shirt Day and the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation by honouring survivors of Canada’s residential school system, reflecting on its lasting impact on Indigenous communities and recommitting to reconciliation.
    • How one U of T PhD student's dream of exploring space took flight on a balloon September 29, 2023
      Emaad Paracha's fascination with outer space began at a young age – he even studied Russian in high school as it’s required by NASA to become an astronaut. And his journey of exploration is only beginning.
    • U of T ranked first in Canada, 21st globally in Times Higher Education World University Rankings September 28, 2023
      The University of Toronto has been ranked the top university in Canada, 21st globally and third among North American public universities in the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
    • Anishinaabe student shares inspiration behind U of T’s 2023 Orange Shirt Day design September 28, 2023
      For Anishinaabe and two-spirit University of Toronto Mississauga student MJ Singleton, part of truth and reconciliation is healing through intergenerational trauma and breaking the cycle. A lifelong artist, Singleton uses the medium of painting to express themselves and their heritage.
    • U of T Faculty of Law hosts screening of film celebrating 'the supreme life of Rosalie Abella' September 27, 2023
      Equal rights champion. Innovator. Icon. For her many accomplishments, retired Supreme Court of Canada justice Rosalie Silberman Abella, a dual graduate of the University of Toronto’s University College and the Faculty of Law, is the focus of a new documentary about her life, Without Precedent: The Supreme Life of Rosalie Abella.
    • PhD candidate aims to advance health equity for marginalized populations September 26, 2023
      LaShawn Murray comes from a long line of engineers and educators – and though she grew up in Toronto and Oakville, she always felt connected with her family’s roots in the Caribbean and South America.
    • Robarts Library at 50: How Fort Book became the ‘campus living room’ September 26, 2023
      The University of Toronto’s campus weekly, The Varsity, greeted students with a front-page photograph of John P. Robarts Library in 1973 – then a new, impossible-to-miss concrete giant on St. George Street. “Welcome to U of T and Fort Book,” the headline shouted.
    • Researchers challenge long-standing theory guiding nanoparticle treatment of tumours September 25, 2023
      Researchers at the University of Toronto have developed a new theory to explain how nanoparticles enter and exit the tumours they are meant to treat, potentially rewriting an understanding of cancer nanomedicine that has guided research for nearly four decades.
    • Survivors' Flag raised on U of T's three campuses September 25, 2023
      As the University of Toronto community prepares to mark Orange Shirt Day and the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, the Survivors’ Flag, which honours Indigenous lives and communities impacted by the residential
    • U of T to cover tuition for students from nine First Nations communities September 22, 2023
      The University of Toronto will cover the cost of tuition for students from nine First Nations as part of its efforts to make the university more accessible and inclusive for Indigenous students – and strengthen relationships with Indigenous communities.
    • U of T biologist explains why there were so many mosquitoes this year September 21, 2023
      If you think there were more mosquitoes this year than usual, you’re not wrong. Spring and summer in 2023 saw record temperatures across the globe, including in southern Ontario. Combined with a wetter-than-average season, that meant mosquitoes had more habitats in which they could reproduce and grow.
    • U of T researchers build online glaucoma simulator September 21, 2023
      Researchers at the University of Toronto have built an online simulator that gives an improved visual representation of the deterioration caused by glaucoma.
    • Portugal’s president commemorates 75 years of Portuguese language program at U of T September 21, 2023
      The University of Toronto welcomed Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa to the St. George campus last week to commemorate 75 years of the Spanish and Portuguese language program in the Faculty of Arts & Science.
    • Art, math and knowing yourself: Paris Ouma reflects on her journey from Kenya to U of T September 20, 2023
      Paris Ouma says she always feels hesitant before she begins to paint, questioning herself and her artistic abilities. But her confidence inevitably returns with each brushstroke.
    • 'A medieval blockbuster': U of T acquires a rare 14th-century manuscript September 18, 2023
      The University of Toronto has acquired an ancient manuscript widely regarded as one of “medieval Europe’s biggest bestsellers.”
    • In photos: Tipi and teaching lodge raised at U of T Mississauga September 18, 2023
      A new Tipi and teaching lodge at the University of Toronto Mississauga can be found nestled in a quiet spot among the trees just off Principal’s Road.
    • Researchers to deploy AI to help predict – and prevent - diabetes September 15, 2023
      A team of researchers at the University of Toronto and its partner hospitals are working on a way to deploy artificial intelligence to predict diabetes risks in patients.