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U of T's Black Future Lawyers program set to expand with $1.75 million in support

February 25, 2021

Ikran Jama says she knew early in her undergraduate studies at the University of Toronto that she wanted to pursue a legal education.

But she was still hesitant.

Our Community Black Future Lawyers, Faculty of Arts & Science, Faculty of Law, Victoria College
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‘Anti-Black racism is a crisis’: U of T scholar imagines a freer society

February 25, 2021

For scholars and activists like Robyn Maynard, our current reckoning with anti-Black racism is long overdue – and not just in the United States.

Our Community Anti-Black Racism, Black History Month, Faculty of Arts & Science, Research & Innovation, U of T Mississauga, Women and Gender Studies
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U of T's 2021-2022 budget to focus on students, provide more supports for equity-deserving groups

February 24, 2021

The University of Toronto plans to make additional investments in student learning, supports and financial aid, as well as boost access for equity-deserving groups and hire more Black and Indigenous faculty members – all while continuing to... Our Community Coronavirus, Scott Mabury, Budget, Cheryl Regehr, Global, Governing Council, Graduate Students, U of T Mississauga, U of T Scarborough, Undergraduate Students

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U of T researchers train AI to read difficult-to-decipher medieval texts

February 24, 2021

In a move that could transform manuscript studies, University of Toronto researchers have partnered with a team in the United Kingdom to develop a program that can read and transcribe the handwritten Latin found in 13th-century legal manuscripts... Our Community Alumni, Artificial Intelligence, Centre for Medieval Studies, Computer Science, Faculty of Arts & Science, Research & Innovation, U of T Scarborough

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What are the best boots for winter? U of T researcher discusses his ratings with the New York Times

February 23, 2021

As arctic temperatures and heavy snow continue to envelop Canadians – and now, even Texans – a solid pair of boots can be your best friend.

Global Lens, Our Community Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Health Network
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Using predictive biomarkers could improve success rate of new cancer drugs: U of T study

February 23, 2021

In recent decades, researchers have made big advances in developing new cancer medicines such as Herceptin, the targeted drug to treat women diagnosed with HER2-positive breast cancer.

Breaking Research, Our Community Biology, Cancer, Research & Innovation, U of T Mississauga
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U of T researchers uncover equity gap in diabetes-related AI

February 23, 2021

From minimally invasive robot-assisted surgery to training computers to detect breast cancer, the potential for artificial intelligence (AI) to transform health care is breathtaking.

Breaking Research, Our Community Insulin 100, Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, Artificial Intelligence, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Diabetes, Research & Innovation

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