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Schooling the system: U of T historian Funké Aladejebi explores Black women's experiences in education

March 16, 2021

When it comes to Black Canadian history and, particularly, Black women educators, Funké Aladejebi says there’s a lot to learn.

Our Community Black, Education, Faculty of Arts & Science, History
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U of T study shows winter road salt poses year-round threat to aquatic life in Toronto’s rivers

March 16, 2021

As spring nears, two University of Toronto researchers have found that the salt spread on roads and sidewalks in the Greater Toronto Area during the wintertime remains a threat to aquatic life in the city’s rivers during the warmer months.

Breaking Research, Our Community Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Faculty of Arts & Science, Research & Innovation, Sustainability
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‘A culture of discovery’: U of T Entrepreneurship Week spotlights innovation and inclusion

March 16, 2021

From showcasing startups and highlighting the achievements of women in business to fostering discussions on mental health, organizers of Entrepreneurship Week managed to pack a wide array events into this year’s virtual calendar.

Our Community ICUBE, The Hub, Alumni, Entrepreneurship, Startups, ThisIsThePlace, U of T Mississauga, U of T Scarborough
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Innovation overseas: How U of T's Efosa Obano is supporting African entrepreneurs

March 16, 2021

Efosa Obano wants to see more young Black entrepreneurs getting the necessary mentorship opportunities and resources to turn their ideas into solutions to some of the world’s biggest problems.

Global Lens, Our Community Alumni, Entrepreneurship, Global, ThisIsThePlace, U of T Scarborough
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Social connection: How talking with friends and neighbours can boost mental health

March 15, 2021

If pandemic restrictions are making you feel lonely or isolated, calling a friend – or simply checking in on someone – may help lift your mood.

Our Community Coronavirus, UTogether, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Mental Health
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U of T to provide one per cent increase for employees affected by pandemic-related compensation freeze

March 15, 2021

The University of Toronto will provide a retroactive one per cent increase in compensation – the maximum allowed by the province – to those unionized employees covered by one-year collective agreement extensions that had their terms and... Our Community Kelly Hannah-Moffat, St. George, U of T Mississauga, U of T Scarborough

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Volunteers step forward as U of T hosts downtown vaccine clinic on St. George campus

March 15, 2021

This time last year, Upasana Saha was planning to transform an art gallery at Mount Sinai Hospital into a COVID-19 assessment centre where patients could be tested for a new and dangerous disease.

Our Community Coronavirus, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, UTogether, Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Graduate Students, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, Meric Gertler, Mount Sinai Hospital, St. George, University Health Network, Vaccines
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Study by U of T, international researchers shows effectiveness of masks made with three layers

March 12, 2021

An experimental study carried out by an international team of engineers and physicists has added more evidence for the value of masks made with three layers to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and similar diseases.

Breaking Research, Our Community Coronavirus, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Global, Research & Innovation, UTIAS
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U of T Mississauga launches Indigenous Entrepreneurship Program

March 12, 2021

Starting a business requires a good idea, passion and commitment – and aspiring entrepreneurs tend to have all three in spades.

Our Community ICUBE, Entrepreneurship, Indigenous, ThisIsThePlace, U of T Mississauga

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