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AMD’s supercomputing partnerships with U of T, other universities to take centre stage at CES

January 8, 2021

The University of Toronto’s partnership with processor giant AMD, which underpins supercomputing applications for COVID-19 and other health research, is set to be highlighted on one of the world’s biggest technology stages: the annual CES... Global Lens, Our Community Temerty Faculty of Medicine, SciNet, Hospital for Sick Children, Occupational Therapy, United States, University Health Network

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Over-policing in Black communities to be explored in new U of T public health course

January 8, 2021

A new course offered at the University of Toronto this spring will allow students to analyze the public health implications of race-based criminal justice data in real-time – just as Canadian governments are releasing the information.

Our Community Anti-Black Racism, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Graduate Students, Public Health
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Urban studies course forges bond between students and seniors during COVID-19

January 8, 2021

In one of her recent classes, Hannah Curtis did something unexpected in a time of physical distancing: she made a new friend with someone who is more than five decades her senior.

Our Community Coronavirus, Cities, Faculty of Arts & Science, History, Innis College, Undergraduate Students, Urban Studies
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'I feel hope': A devastating diagnosis prompted U of T alumna Natalie Jenner to pick up the pen

January 7, 2021

Five years ago, University of Toronto alumna Natalie Jenner decided to pursue a passion project: a bookstore in Oakville, Ont.

Our Community Alumni, Faculty of Law, Literature, St. Michael's College
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U of T Scarborough's new director of campus safety brings a focus on equity, diversity and inclusion

January 7, 2021

Tanya Poppleton, the new director of campus safety at the University of Toronto Scarborough, is a 25-year safety and security veteran who is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion.     

Our Community Diversity and Inclusion, Equity, U of T Scarborough
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U of T expert calls Capitol Hill violence an ‘extremely disturbing challenge to American democracy’

January 6, 2021

Hundreds of supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol building in Washington, D.C.

Global Lens, Our Community Donald Trump, Political Science, U of T Scarborough, United States
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Drought, deforestation in Amazon exacerbate COVID-19 impact: U of T researcher

January 6, 2021

With the dry season ending across the Amazon rainforest, scientists and researchers are once again assessing the damage in a region where tree removal, clearing of exposed land for farming and severe drought are combining to put the lives of... Global Lens, Our Community Coronavirus, Amazon, Faculty of Arts & Science, Geography and Planning, Sustainability

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Ellie Hisama named dean of U of T’s Faculty of Music

January 6, 2021

Ellie Hisama, an internationally recognized music scholar, has been named dean of the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Music for a five-year term beginning July 1.

Our Community Cheryl Regehr, Faculty of Music, Music
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'The next big step': U of T researchers pursue a treatment for vision loss

January 5, 2021

It takes only a fraction of a second for light to travel through your eye to create an image in the brain, enabling you to see these words on your screen.    

Our Community Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Hospital for Sick Children, Medicine by Design, Research & Innovation, University Health Network

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