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Alexie Tcheuyap named U of T’s head of international student experience

July 30, 2021

Alexie Tcheuyap, a professor of French whose scholarship focuses on African literary, cinema and media studies, has been appointed the University of Toronto’s associate vice-president and vice-provost, international student experience.

Our Community French, Cinema Studies, Faculty of Arts & Science, Film, Global, International, Joseph Wong, Media
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U of T to require vaccination for high-risk activities, self-declaration of vaccination status

July 29, 2021

The University of Toronto will require students, faculty, staff and librarians who participate in activities that carry a higher risk of COVID-19 transmission to be vaccinated – and require all community members to self... Our Community Coronavirus, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, UTogether, St. George, U of T Mississauga, U of T Scarborough, Vaccines

Athlete cools off at Tokyo Olympics

In the hot seat: U of T expert on Tokyo's weather and how athletes can beat the heat

July 29, 2021

This week, Spanish tennis player Paula Badosa was forced to retire from the quarter final at Tokyo 2020 due to heatstroke, using a wheelchair to leave the court.

Our Community Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education, Olympics

Pushing the boundaries of micro-robotics, U of T researchers create 'RoboWorm'

July 29, 2021

University of Toronto researcher Xinyu Liu and his team design robots, but their latest creation stretches the very definition of the term – it’s controlled by a computer, but has no mechanical parts.

Our Community Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Molecular Genetics, Research & Innovation, Robotics

U of T prof’s AI startup, Deep Genomics, raises US$180 million: The Globe and Mail

July 28, 2021

Deep Genomics, an artificial intelligence startup founded by the University of Toronto’s Brendan Frey, has secured US$180 million from investors, including Japanese multinational Softbank and Canada Pension Plan I

Breaking Research, Global Lens Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Entrepreneurship, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Research & Innovation, Startups

Mass vaccination clinic hosted by U of T Mississauga winds down after more than 335,000 doses

July 28, 2021

The final dose has been administered at one of Peel region’s first mass vaccination clinics, marking yet another milestone in the collaborative effort to end the COVID-19 pandemic.

Our Community Alexandra Gillespie, Coronavirus, U of T Mississauga, Vaccines
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Queer Italian-Canadian anthology seeks to broaden acceptance, fuse identities

July 27, 2021

The department of Italian studies in the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Arts & Science has helped create what may be the most comprehensive volume yet of queer Italian-Canadian literature.

Our Community Italian Studies, Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity, Faculty of Arts & Science, LGBTQ