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U of T ranks among top five public universities for global employability: Times Higher Education

16 Nov 2017 - 1:06pm
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Even before graduation, Julianna Paprakis had her pick of job offers – enough, in fact, to say no to Google.

The University of Toronto computer science graduate’s success on the job market is no anomaly. U of T grads are considered top candidates in the eyes of employers around the globe, a new university ranking suggests.

Record-shattering Run for the Cure

15 Nov 2017 - 4:16pm
Participants at 2017 Run for the Cure

This year’s CIBC Run for the Cure at the University of Toronto Mississauga shattered records, setting a new fundraising high to support the Canadian Cancer Society. And to top it all off, the UTM team has been recognized as the winner of the Canadian Top Post-Secondary Team Challenge—raising a total of $26,241.38.

Connaught Global Challenge Award: Five U of T teams share $1.23 million in funding

14 Nov 2017 - 10:47am
Michelle Murphy

Five ambitious global projects at the University of Toronto, from tackling public health issues to creating models to build "smarter" villages, are sharing $1.23 million this year from the Connaught Global Challenge Award
 
The internal award, funded by the Connaught Fund, is designed to support new collaborations involving leading U of T researchers and students from several disciplines, along with innovators and thought leaders from other sectors.
 

Detention: UTM prof Jerry Flores on California's 'wraparound incarceration' of Latina teens

9 Nov 2017 - 11:21am
Jerry Flores

From reform school to jail and back again, U of T Mississauga sociologist Jerry Flores chronicles the lives of young women in California’s juvenile reform system who are caught in a cycle of 'wraparound incarceration' that is nearly impossible to escape.

Are cities affecting evolution?

2 Nov 2017 - 1:44pm
bed bug on human skin

The recent uproar about seats on a British Airways flight crawling with bedbugs is only one of the unintended consequences that urbanization worldwide has on evolution, say Marc Johnson, an associate professor of biology at the University of Toronto Mississauga, and Jason Munshi-South, who is an associate professor of biological sciences at Fordham University.

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