U of T in top 10 for seven subject areas by influential global ranking firm

19 Jul 2018 - 10:44am
Students studying at tables in the Instructional Complex

The University of Toronto ranks among the top 10 universities in the world in seven different subjects, and is among a handful of elite institutions to rank in the top 50 across nearly three dozen subjects, according to a new subject ranking by the independent Shanghai Ranking Consultancy.

Road to UN runs through UTM

16 Jul 2018 - 2:31pm
Graeme Littlemore and Kayvan Aflaki

It’s off to the United Nations this August for members of U of T Mississauga’s Model UN club, thanks to their success in competition.

The club, which started about five years ago as part of the debating club, now stands on its own, and its prowess is growing. At the two competitions members attended during the recent academic year, they’ve collected – in total – five book awards for writing country/issue profiles; three individual honours for debating and persuasive skills; and an award for the competition’s best small delegation.

Research partnerships strengthen ties to engineering

10 Jul 2018 - 4:32pm
Matthew Adams (left) and Tracey Galloway

Two U of T Mississauga professors have received research awards from the XSeed Funding Program, an initiative that offers new opportunities for collaboration and partnerships with U of T’s Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering (FASE).

Improving social equity in Ontario’s north

6 Jul 2018 - 11:03am
Tracey Galloway inside small aircraft near pilot, turning around to look at camera

How do we ensure Ontarians in remote northern communities have the same access to essential services as those living in the province’s more populated south?

UTM alumna Roberta Bondar promoted to Companion of Order of Canada

3 Jul 2018 - 11:01am
Roberta Bondar in spacesuit

More than two dozen leading lights associated with the University of Toronto--including UTM alumna Roberta Bondar--have been recognized by the Order of Canada – one of the country's highest civilian honours.

The long list of luminaries associated with U of T includes David Cameron, dean of the Faculty of Arts & Science. Cameron has been named a Member of the Order for his “governmental expertise in federal negotiations and constitutional affairs,” as well as his contributions as a scholar and academic leader.