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U of T seeks feedback on new education and prevention initiatives about sexual violence

10 Mar 2017 - 10:11am
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Students, faculty and staff have an opportunity to provide feedback on the principles that will guide the university’s new education and prevention initiatives about sexual violence.

Live from New York, it’s U of T alum and Saturday Night Live producer Lorne Michaels

9 Mar 2017 - 9:41am
Lorne Michaels

Before U.S. presidents came into his comic crosshairs, Lorne Michaels staged University of Toronto productions poking fun at campus life. 

At a U of T event in New York City Monday for American students, the man behind Saturday Night Live looked back on his undergraduate years and answered questions from prospective students on topics ranging from the university to SNL and the state of U.S. politics.

U of T ranked top 10 internationally in six subjects: QS ranking

9 Mar 2017 - 9:21am
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The University of Toronto has top 10 international ranking in six subjects, says the independent QS World University Rankings by Subject

In the report released today, U of T ranked in the top 10 globally in nursing (6th), sports-related subjects (6th), anatomy & physiology (8th), geography (9th), computer science (10th) and education (10th). Medicine, anthropology and religious studies just missed the top 10 list, landing in 11th place.

Student volunteers host Girl Guides for STEM Day at UTM

7 Mar 2017 - 11:49am
Three young girls wearing Brownie uniforms stand with UTM volunteers

Brownies, Guides and Pathfinders from Mississauga and Toronto gathered in the Instructional Centre on Saturday, March 3 for a day of hands-on science activities led by U of T Mississauga students.

Indoor farming takes root at UTM

3 Mar 2017 - 4:16pm
MScSM students, Conner Tidd and Kevin Jakiela at the Innovation Complex

On the second-floor lobby of the Innovation Complex at the University of Toronto Mississauga, a plastic tower sprouts a variety of produce including curly starbor kale, buttercrunch and collard greens.

Rising almost six feet off the ground and illuminated by high output fluorescent bulbs, it gives the often high-traffic, student-centred space a futuristic feel.

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