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Sep 12, 2017, 08:00 ET The Global Coalition on Youth Mental Health Launches in Canada to Prioritize Mental Health Around the World

Launched today at an event during the first week of classes at the University of Toronto, the Global Coalition on Youth Mental Health will engage the mental health community to amplify the many...


Apr 05, 2016, 08:30 ET University of Toronto and RBC create startup accelerator for young innovators

TORONTO, April 5, 2016 /CNW/ - The University of Toronto and RBC today announced a major new initiative to support Canada's innovative entrepreneurs. Located in the Banting and Best Centre for...


Mar 25, 2015, 16:30 ET Statement from President Meric Gertler re: CUPE 3902 Unit 1 Strike

TORONTO, March 25, 2015 /CNW/ - The past several weeks have been a troubling time for all of us. Faculty, staff and students have been respectful of the collective bargaining process and both CUPE...


Mar 01, 2015, 18:40 ET U of T Disappointed as CUPE Launches Strike

Agreement raises wage to $45.73 per hour – one of the highest in Canada – and offers improved benefits, more financial assistance for childcare and educational expenses TORONTO, March 1, 2015 /CNW/ - ...


Jan 28, 2015, 06:00 ET Record number of female first-year students join Canada's top-ranked engineering school

TORONTO, Jan. 28, 2015 /CNW/ - Women now account for 30.6 per cent of first-year students in engineering programs at the University of Toronto: a record for U of T's Faculty of Applied Science &...


Nov 20, 2014, 11:34 ET Historic $130 million gift from the Rogers family to establish the Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research

Largest private donation in Canadian health care history will bring together the strengths of SickKids, UHN, and U of T in individualized genomic medicine, tissue engineering, and advanced cardiac...


Nov 18, 2014, 07:00 ET Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - Landmark announcement to transform heart research, education and care in Canada

TORONTO, Nov. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - A landmark announcement in Canadian heart research, education and care will be made on November 20, 2014, in Toronto's Discovery District. The Hospital for Sick...


Nov 06, 2014, 07:00 ET Sorting Bloodborne Cancer Cells to Better Predict Spread of Disease

University of Toronto Researchers Develop Diagnostic Tool to Investigate Travelling Cancer Cells and Improve Health Outcomes TORONTO, Nov. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - For most cancer patients, primary tumours...


Sep 25, 2014, 12:30 ET Ontario's 28th Lt. Governor David Onley joins U of T faculty, champions the Pan Am/Parapan Am Games

TORONTO, Sept. 25, 2014 The Hon. David Onley has stepped down as Ontario's 28th and second longest-serving Lieutenant Governor and will return to his roots at University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC)....


Jul 22, 2014, 10:59 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - U of T to hold grand stadium event in memoriam of WWI

TORONTO, July 22, 2014 /CNW/ - On the evening of July 31, The Bill Graham Centre for Contemporary International History, the Munk School of Global Affairs, and the Canadian Armed Forces will hold a...


Jun 20, 2014, 10:38 ET U of T to launch new institute to focus on indigenous health

TORONTO, June 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The University of Toronto announced today that Michael and Amira Dan have donated $10 million to support the creation of an institute dedicated to improving the health...


Apr 16, 2014, 12:44 ET Former Globe and Mail editor-in-chief John Stackhouse joins Munk School

TORONTO, April 16, 2014 /CNW/ - One of Canada's most accomplished journalists is joining the University of Toronto's Munk School of Global Affairs. John Stackhouse, former editor-in-chief of the...


Mar 13, 2014, 12:00 ET Media Advisory - Vienna Philharmonic to address Nazi past at sold out symposium and commemorative chamber concert performance

TORONTO, March 13, 2014 /CNW/ - It has been almost one year since Austrian researchers published the full extent of Nazi collaboration by one of that country's leading cultural institutions, the...


Mar 04, 2014, 08:54 ET Media Advisory - Munk School of Global Affairs to host a series of dialogues connecting Iranian youth inside and outside of Iran

TORONTO, Mar. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - The Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto is pleased to present a series of interactive conversations that will take place in Berlin, Toronto,...


Feb 10, 2014, 09:00 ET The 2014 Gelber Prize Shortlist Reveals Year's Best Foreign Affairs Books Worldwide

TORONTO AND WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Patricia Rubin, President of the Lionel Gelber Prize Board and niece of Lionel Gelber, today announced the five books shortlisted for the 2014 Lionel...


Jan 22, 2014, 12:09 ET Stephen Toope - International Law Scholar - Named Director of U of T's Munk School of Global Affairs

TORONTO, Jan. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Professor Stephen J. Toope, a noted international law scholar and university leader, has been named the new Director of the University of Toronto's Munk School of...


Dec 05, 2013, 17:38 ET Bank of Canada's Macklem - key player in Canada's financial system - named dean of U of T's Rotman School of Management

TORONTO, Dec. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - Tiff Macklem, a leader in national and international financial systems, has been named the new dean of the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management. "I am...


Jun 12, 2013, 17:26 ET University of Toronto to proceed with back campus fields project

TORONTO, June 12, 2013 /CNW/ - The University of Toronto is very pleased that Toronto city councillors re-affirmed the city's commitment to renewed fields on the university's historic back campus....


Jun 12, 2013, 16:18 ET Media Advisory - U of T's Munk School to unveil innovative Iranian election effort

TORONTO, June 12, 2013 /CNW/ - On Thursday, June 13th, at 11am, Janice Stein, Director of the Munk School of Global Affairs, will be joined by Iran activists and experts for a press briefing to...


Jun 11, 2013, 12:23 ET Seven Toronto research organizations join new non-profit global alliance for the responsible sharing of genomic and clinical data

TORONTO, June 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Dr. Catharine Whiteside, Dean of the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine and Vice Provost, Relations with Health Care Institutions, today announced that seven of...


May 15, 2013, 10:14 ET Five UTEST companies to tackle critical healthcare challenges

Program's second cohort includes eQOL, E-Twenty Development, Root2Crown, Treata Smart Solutions and TrendMD TORONTO, May 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Five companies tackling pervasive healthcare challenges —...


Mar 04, 2013, 10:25 ET Media Advisory - Media Availability for U of T President-Designate Meric Gertler

TORONTO, March 4, 2013 /CNW/ - Meric Gertler, a world-renowned expert on urban issues, will become the 16th President of the University of Toronto, it was announced today. President-Designate Gertler ...


Mar 04, 2013, 10:22 ET World renowned urban expert to become 16th President of the University of Toronto

TORONTO, March 4, 2013 /CNW/ - Meric Gertler, a world-renowned expert on urban issues, will be the next President of the University of Toronto, Richard Nunn, Chair of the University's Governing...


Jan 30, 2013, 17:58 ET Leading authority on globalization addresses conference on cities and conflict at the Munk School of Global Affairs

TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2013 /CNW/ - The Trudeau Centre at the Munk School of Global Affairs welcomes members of the press to a conference analyzing urban issues of peace, conflict and justice entitled The ...


Jan 15, 2013, 15:04 ET Atmospheric physicist named inaugural director of University of Toronto's new School of the Environment

TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Kimberly Strong, a physicist who leads investigations of the Earth's atmosphere, will soon lead the University of Toronto's new School of the Environment. Her term...