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Actors Riz Ahmed, left, and Allison Williams announce the nominations for the 2023 Academy Awards

Have the Oscars encouraged more diverse hiring practices in film? A U of T researcher breaks down the data

March 10, 2023

Outrage gripped the Academy Awards in 2015 when, for the second year in a row, only white actors were nominated in the best acting categories.

City & Culture, Our Community Diversity and Inclusion, Awards, Film, Movies, Research, Rotman School of Management

U of T partners with Vale Energy Transition Metals to accelerate sustainable mining solutions

March 9, 2023

A new partnership between the University of Toronto and Vale Energy Transition Metals will strengthen Canada’s position in the critical minerals sector by developing sustainable mining solutions, as well as fostering Canadian skills and talent... Global Lens, Our Community Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Mining, Research & Innovation, Sustainability


'A team sport': Hayley Wickenheiser on why she pursued a career in emergency medicine

March 8, 2023

After a storied hockey career that included being inducted to the Hockey Hall of Fame, Hayley Wickenheiser is now pursuing another childhood dream: becoming a doctor. 

Our Community Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Hockey, International Women's Day
woman standing by a window at the airport carrying an upcycled leather bag made from airplane seats

Startup trains women in rural Costa Rica, 'upcycles' airline seats into leather goods

March 8, 2023

Lynne Corvaglia is on a mission to turn thousands of old airline seats into high-end leather products – and create job opportunities for women in rural parts of Costa Rica in the process.

Our Community Entrepreneurship Week, The Hub, Alumni, Entrepreneurship, Global, International Women's Day, Startups, Sustainability, U of T Scarborough, Women
Margaret Atwood being interviewed by Jenna Bush Hager

Margaret Atwood reveals she’s writing a memoir: NBC’s Today

March 8, 2023

Her bibliography includes more than 50 titles spanning fiction, poetry and essays, but author Margaret Atwood says she’s tackling new terrain in her next book: her own story.

Our Community Alumni, Humanities, Literature, Margaret Atwood, Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, U of T Libraries, Victoria College

U of T grad student tracks 70 years of snow and ice data in the High Arctic

March 8, 2023

Brianna Lane, a second-year master’s student studying physical geography at the University of Toronto Mississauga, is developing an accessible method for snow and ice data quantification using ground-based trail cameras in the Cen

Our Community Black Research Network, Arctic, Climate Change, Research & Innovation, Sustainability, U of T Mississauga
people hold Inwit's reusable takeout containers filled with food while eating in the park

The future of takeout? U of T startup partners with restaurants to offer reusable containers

March 7, 2023

Mo Tahvili says juggling a marketing business, a startup and computer science studies at the University of Toronto is all part of building a better tomorrow.

Our Community Entrepreneurship Week, ICUBE, Entrepreneurship, Startups, Sustainability, U of T Mississauga