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‘A sense of belonging’: Third annual Black Graduation event to be held at U of T Mississauga

7 Jun 2019 - 9:36am
male and female students sitting and laughing together

With convocation now underway, students at the University of Toronto are putting the finishing touches on the annual Black Graduation event, a student-run celebration that follows the university's official convocation ceremonies.

#UofTGrad19: PhD finds 'a world of possibility' in science

5 Jun 2019 - 1:30pm
Sasha Weiditch holds pink balloons spelling out "P H D"

U of T Mississauga’s Sasha Weiditch is ready to swap her signature pink lab coat for a graduation gown. Graduating with a PhD in biochemistry is just the latest step on a journey that has taken her from the lab to a soapbox in Toronto’s Dundas Square and a TED Talk stage.

Honorary degree recipient Carlo Fidani made a lasting impact on local health care

5 Jun 2019 - 11:53am
Carlo Fidani

Carlo Fidani’s generosity is making a difference in education, health care and research.

The chair of Mississauga, Ont.-based Orlando Corp., which owns, leases, and manages over 40 million square feet of industrial, office and retail property, has helped spearhead the growth of health care institutions throughout the Greater Toronto Area.

Two U of T professors honoured with President’s Teaching Award

3 Jun 2019 - 10:23am
Michelle Craig and Paul Piunno

Michelle Craig’s work to improve and enhance learning materials in computer science has been internationally recognized. Paul Piunno’s teaching innovations have introduced undergraduate science students to interdisciplinary research.

U of T announces members of task force on student mental health

3 Jun 2019 - 9:58am
stone U of T sign

The University of Toronto’s Presidential and Provostial Task Force on Student Mental Health has announced the members of its 10-person group – many of them students.

The task force, chaired by Faculty of Medicine Dean Trevor Young, also includes three faculty members and three administrative staff. Task force members were chosen from among hundreds of nominees based on their demonstrated interest in mental health issues as volunteers, researchers or professionals, and to ensure broad representation of U of T’s diverse community.

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