U of T again ranks among world's 25 best universities

26 Sep 2016 - 10:59am
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Professors Kathleen PritchardWei Yu and Peter Austin may not be household names. But in their academic fields, their research is among the most cited and influential in the world. 

Deerfield Hall receives urban design award

23 Sep 2016 - 12:42pm
Deerfield Hall

U of T Mississauga’s Deerfield Hall received an Award of Excellence at last night’s 2016 Mississauga Urban Design Awards.

The award recognizes Deerfield Hall for excellence in multiple design areas, including contributing to the quality of its community, environmental sustainability, innovation and technical execution. The jury members described the building, opened in 2014, as “beautiful” and “elegant”.

Connections and Conversations: Finding community at U of T

22 Sep 2016 - 9:37am
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Connections and Conversations, an affinity group for racialized U of T staff and their supporters, hopes to spark tri-campus conversations about topics like racism and equity.

The new group recently hosted its inaugural gathering at the OISE library. The staff-driven initiative is supported by the Anti-Racism & Cultural Diversity Office (ARCDO). Founding committee member Amorell Saunders N’Daw says there are many more events to come and encourages participation from racialized staff and their allies.

U of T Mississauga launches Centre for Medicinal Chemistry

16 Sep 2016 - 4:47pm
Patrick Gunning

The University of Toronto Mississauga has launched an interdisciplinary centre for the development of new drugs targeting cancer and other diseases, thanks to a $7 million donation from Mississauga-based Orlando Corporation.