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Canadian scientist, educator Ursula Franklin remembered as ‘global pioneer’

July 26, 2016

Globe & Mail | July 25, 2016

The late Ursu­la Franklin is being remem­bered as a “glob­al pio­neer,” a trail­blaz­er in sci­ence and aca­d­e­mics, a staunch fem­i­nist and out­spo­ken peace activist. U of T Pres­i­dent Mer­ic Gertler has paid trib­ute to Franklin, say­ing, “Ursu­la Franklin was a U of T and glob­al pio­neer — as a sci­en­tist and edu­ca­tor, as an activist, and as a woman.”  Read more.