Culture + Community

New technology is changing how we live, work, and interact with each other. The choices we make now will determine whether all communities will have access to healthy food, affordable housing, and an excellent and accessible education. On its three campuses, the University of Toronto encourages dialogue about how to create strong and sustainable communities where each member feels valued and respected.

Our professors and students in the humanities and social sciences address the challenges faced by Canada, from understanding and advancing indigenous reconciliation to negotiating international trade agreements. We also regularly invite and host visits from political representatives at all levels of government to share experience and help solve public policy challenges.

 

U of T Mississauga's new student centre named Maanjiwe nendamowinan (Gathering of Minds)

The University of Toronto Mississauga today officially opened Maanjiwe nendamowinan (Gathering of Minds), the final phase of the redevelopment of...

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U of T alumnus Ian Williams wins a Giller Prize

When Ian Williams learned his debut novel Reproduction had been shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, he says it felt...

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The Raptors and U of T are both city builders, says U of T President, Meric Gertler

Nurse was invited to the inaugural fundraising event, held at the Toronto Region Board of Trade, to discuss his team’s...

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U of T alumna fosters next generation of scientists through Visions of Science

A high school mentorship program played a big part in helping Eugenia Duodu find success in the sciences. Now, the...

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BMO's $5M gift to fund exploration of AI's creative potential at U of T

With its largest-ever gift to a single Canadian institution, BMO Financial Group is investing $5 million to explore the potential...

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U of T's school of cities partners with Toronto Public Library to host lectures on public space

The University of Toronto’s School of Cities has partnered with the Toronto Public Library for a four-part lecture series to...

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U of T leads efforts to address climate change

Through research and education, as well as a growing number of sustainability initiatives, the University of Toronto is committed to...

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U of T prepares for THE World Academic Summit in 2020

With the theme “the power of place,” next year’s World Academic Summit, to be held Sept. 1-3, is expected to...

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Academic Wood Tower will stimulate demand for mass timber in Ontario

The University of Toronto is set to build a 14-storey academic tower made of timber on its downtown Toronto campus...

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Canada Research Chairs improving health, work, and newcomer wellbeing

Marzyeh Ghassemi is one of 56 University of Toronto faculty members awarded new Canada Research Chairs, or whose chairs were...

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