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A Rhodes Scholar and student leader, U of T grad Ikran Jama brought her community into the classroom

June 21, 2021

When Ikran Jama took public transit home from school each day, the changes in landscape were a constant reminder of the stark differences between her two worlds.

Our Community Convocation 2021, Graduate Stories, African Studies, Faculty of Arts & Science, Faculty of Law, Rhodes Scholar, Trinity College, Victoria College, Women and Gender Studies

Pioneering climate change researcher Warren Washington receives honorary degree

June 21, 2021

An atmospheric scientist for more than 50 years, Warren Washington was among the first to harness the power of computers to track climate change.  His complex models, which he continued to update and refine through

Our Community Convocation 2021, Climate Change, Honorary Degree

David Shore, globally acclaimed television writer and producer, receives honorary degree

June 18, 2021

Even if you don’t know television writer, showrunner and producer David Shore, chances are you’ve heard of Dr.

Our Community Convocation 2021, Alumni, Faculty of Law, Honorary Degree
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With a PhD in stats, U of T grad Cédric Beaulac plans to teach, do research and explore video game design

June 18, 2021

University of Toronto graduate Cédric Beaulac managed to land his dream job in academia, but he still plans to find a way to pursue “geek stuff” aspirations, including designing video games.

Our Community Faculty of Arts & Science, Graduate Students, Statistical Sciences
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U of T endocrinologist Lorraine Lipscombe to lead ‘powerhouse’ diabetes research network

June 18, 2021

A noted diabetes researcher and public health advocate from the University of Toronto has been selected to lead a “powerhouse” research network that will focus on the global fight against diabetes and other serious chronic diseases.

Our Community Insulin 100, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Diabetes, Research & Innovation
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Researchers develop quantum dot smartphone device to diagnose and track COVID-19

June 17, 2021

Researchers at the University of Toronto, in collaboration with Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Public Health Ontario and Mount Sinai Hospital, have developed a COVID-19 antibody test that makes use of a smartphone camera.

Our Community Coronavirus, Sunnybrook Health Sciences, Donnelly Centre for Cellular & Biomolecular Research, Chemistry, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Faculty of Arts & Science, Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, Mount Sinai Hospital, Research & Innovation

Chandrakant Shah, public health leader and equity champion, receives honorary degree

June 17, 2021

Physician Chandrakant Shah had not been in Canada very long when he volunteered to be a clinician for Indigenous communities near Sioux Lookout in northwestern Ontario.

Our Community Convocation 2021, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Honorary Degree

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