The Conversation: Queers and trans say no to police presence at Pride parade

21 Jun 2019 - 12:30pm
People from the Black Lives Matter movement march during the Pride parade in Toronto in June 2017

This weekend, queers and trans people (LGBTQ) and their allies in Toronto will take to the streets in the city’s Gay Village to celebrate and participate in the Trans and Dyke marches as well as the annual Pride parade. Will an official contingent of the Toronto Police Service be part of those celebrations?

U of T leads Canadian universities, ranks among top institutions worldwide in QS World University Rankings

19 Jun 2019 - 1:02pm
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A stellar academic reputation helped secure the University of Toronto’s position as one of the top post-secondary institutions in the world in the latest QS World University Rankings.

The prestigious annual list, published by higher education firm Quacquarelli Symonds, ranked U of T first in Canada and 29th out of more than 1,000 universities worldwide.

Among public institutions, meanwhile, U of T ranked 18th globally and third in North America.  

Three teams awarded U of T's first-ever sustainability innovation prize

19 Jun 2019 - 10:22am
Paulina Szlachta and Tom Chen of STP Sports

In front of a packed room of their peers, 10 groups of students recently had three minutes each to pitch a new sustainability-focused product or startup with the potential to make a signficant impact. 

'A Bittersweet Day': UTM honours retiring staff and faculty

18 Jun 2019 - 5:27pm
Group photo of UTM retirees.

Staff and faculty gathered on Tuesday, June 18 to celebrate and bid farewell to retiring colleagues at the annual retirement reception in the Innovation Complex Rotunda.

Projecting China: Photo series looks at China’s outdoor cinemas

18 Jun 2019 - 9:57am
Photograph of a crowd of people watching a film on an outdoor screen.

Through photographs and film, U of T Mississauga historian Tong Lam has turned his lens on China, revealing much about the diversity of people and places in a rapidly changing nation.