Cultural 'tightness' holds back female leadership – but not always, says UTM professor

8 Mar 2012 - 9:45am
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Countries that more strictly uphold their cultural norms are less likely to promote women as leaders – unless those norms support equal opportunity for both sexes, shows a new paper from the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management.

Promising Pathways

6 Mar 2012 - 10:54am
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Photography by Andrew Dmytrasz

While Daniel Badali has not won the Nobel Prize for science yet, he is well on his way to many accolades with his research, starting with the inaugural Abdus Salem award in 2011. This honour, which is named after the 1979 Nobel Prize winner of the same name, is awarded to the best research project done by a U of T undergraduate student and supervised by a U of T Physics faculty member.

Instructional Centre wins international award

5 Mar 2012 - 9:31am
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The Instructional Centre at U of T Mississauga has won an international interior design competition from among more than 350 projects worldwide.

U of T wins second Post-Secondary Challenge

1 Mar 2012 - 12:20pm

Rainy weather on the day of CIBC’s 2011 Run for the Cure didn’t stop University of Toronto participants from having fun; nor did it stop them from raising the most money for breast cancer research of any university community across Canada.

Sheridan-UTM students triumph in U of T Drama Festival

28 Feb 2012 - 10:11am
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Students of the joint Sheridan-UTM Theatre and Drama Studies Program – participating as the UTM Drama Club -- won the major prizes in the U of T Drama Festival last week.

The festival took place at the historic Hart House Theatre on the St. George campus of the University of Toronto, from Feb. 15 to 18. Four nights of completely original one-act plays representing students from multiple colleges on three campuses were entered in competition.