U of T honours researchers whose impact reaches beyond academia

The winners of the inaugural University of Toronto President’s Impact Awards have changed the lives of people across the globe.

Posted on Mar 09, 2018

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Inventing the future: Molly Shoichet’s new role as Ontario’s chief scientist

U of T’s Molly Shoichet is Ontario’s first Chief Scientist. She sees her role as improving public understanding, sharing innovative research and helping shape a science-based future.

Posted on Mar 06, 2018

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U of T gets top marks in Canada in QS World University subject rankings

The University of Toronto impressed in the 2018 rankings: No other university placed in the top 50 globally for so many subjects.

Posted on Mar 01, 2018

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Gift to Trinity College establishes new undergrad program in sustainability

Thanks to the $1.25-million gift from alumni Martha and George Butterfield, undergraduates will be able to study environment and sustainability in an interdisciplinary program including both arts and science.

Posted on Feb 12, 2018

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Paul Dalla Lana commits second $20-million gift to the University of Toronto’s Boundless Campaign

Ten years after their first transformative gift to U of T, Paul and Alessandra Dalla Lana have doubled their commitment to the research and training that will make a tangible difference in improving public health.

Posted on Feb 01, 2018

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World-renowned Jackman Institute celebrates historic expansion

The new facilities for the Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study were made possible by generous gifts from Dr. Eric and Sara Jackman, Margaret and Wallace McCain, and an anonymous donor.

Posted on Jan 31, 2018

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Siblings honour brother: scholarships in occupational science and therapy

The Rappolt siblings are funding two scholarships at U of T — aimed at improving care and access to services for people like their brother Peter, who has developmental delay and a mental health disorder.

Posted on Jan 31, 2018

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U of T celebrates fifth class of Mastercard Foundation Scholars

Alumni of the program established through a gift from Mastercard Foundation help celebrate the newest cohort of 15 outstanding students, hailing from Cameroon to Zambia.

Posted on Jan 25, 2018

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Public funding is needed to support the next generation of scientists

In falling behind on funding, Canada is wasting the talent and potential of our one of our best resources, young scientists. University Professor Mark Lautens writes an op-ed for the Globe and Mail.

Posted on Dec 20, 2017

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In Memoriam: Barry and Honey Sherman

The University of Toronto community is deeply saddened to learn that Bernard (Barry) Sherman and Honey Sherman – two of our most prominent alumni and visionary supporters, and active members of the U of T community – have died.

Posted on Dec 15, 2017

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