Publication: The Varsity Online

First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

LGBTOUT plans new slate of events for year ahead

With the upcoming school year set to begin, LGBTOUT (Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, and Trans People of the University of Toronto) is planning an unprecedented slate of events and campaigns.LGBTOUT is a student-run group that creates and maintains relationships ... [Published The Varsity Online - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

U of T students awarded Vanier and Banting scholarships

The University of Toronto is now home to 26 new Vanier Canada Graduate Scholars and eight new Banting Postdoctoral Fellows. Minister of State (Science and Technology) Ed Holder and Member of Parliament Peter Van Loan announced the scholarships on August ... [Published The Varsity Online - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Ontario signs Strategic Mandate Agreements with 44 universities and colleges

The University of Toronto, along with 43 other universities and colleges in the province, has struck a deal in which post-secondary institutions must identify their strengths and then select five or six key programs for expansion.As part of the Strategic ... [Published The Varsity Online - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Researchers find link between childhood physical abuse and dyslexia

Researchers at the University of Toronto and the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill conducted a large population-based study , published in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence , to determine the relationship between dyslexia and childhood ... [Published The Varsity Online - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

UTSU hosts Caribana event

Last Wednesday, front campus at UTSG was filled with bright costumes and lively music as University of Toronto students joined in the Caribana festivities. The afternoon event, which was organized by the University of Toronto Students’ Union (UTSU), offered ... [Published The Varsity Online - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

A student’s city A field guide to successful rental hunting

Among the hardest parts of adjusting to student life is finding a rental property to call home. As September approaches, students are scouring Craigslist and attending back-to-back viewings looking for a place for the start of the school year. To help ... [Published The Varsity Online - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Selling spots in courses at end of waitlist period continues

If you’re looking to make a quick buck at U of T, be sure to sign-up for classes early.As the start of the fall semester approaches, some U of T students are continuing the practice of offering cash in exchange for spots in courses.In September 2013, ... [Published The Varsity Online - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

‘Killer sperm’ help maintain species barrier

University of Toronto department of ecology and evolutionary biology PhD candidate, Janice Ting and University of Maryland researcher and professor, Gavin Woodruff recently co-authored a study , published in the journal PLOS Biology which shows that “inter-species ... [Published The Varsity Online - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

New academic minor at UTSC focuses on translating written English to Chinese

http://var.st/f94This September, UTSC’s Centre for French and Linguistics plans to introduce a new minor, focusing on teaching students how to translate written English to Chinese.The minor will accommodate 30 students in its first year. The centre hopes ... [Published The Varsity Online - Jul 31 2014]
Entities: Canada, Teaching, China
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

U of T Libraries selects new supplier of academic titles
YBP Library Services replaces Ingram, staffing unaffected

University of Toronto Libraries (UTL) has selected YBP Library Services, the academic division of global distributor Baker & Taylor, as its primary supplier of academic titles published in the United States and the United Kingdom.“The University of Toronto ... [Published The Varsity Online - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

UTSU board of directors passes controversial motion on articles of continuance

On Friday, the University of Toronto Students’ Union (UTSU) board of directors passed a controversial motion on the continuance of federal incorporation in the face of changing legislation.At present, the UTSU is federally incorporated under the Canada ... [Published The Varsity Online - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

UTM students call for increased course diversity, academic students’ union

Some UTM students are calling for increased course diversity in light of a decision by university administration to remove HIS367, Diasporic Canada, from UTM’s 2014–2015 academic calendar.In April, the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union ... [Published The Varsity Online - Jul 28 2014]

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U of T students awarded Vanier and Banting scho... [Published The Varsity Online - Aug 21 2014]
LGBTOUT plans new slate of events for year ahead [Published The Varsity Online - Aug 21 2014]
Ontario signs Strategic Mandate Agreements with... [Published The Varsity Online - Aug 18 2014]
Researchers find link between childhood physica... [Published The Varsity Online - Aug 18 2014]
UTSU hosts Caribana event [Published The Varsity Online - Aug 07 2014]
Selling spots in courses at end of waitlist per... [Published The Varsity Online - Aug 04 2014]
A student’s city A field guide to successful re... [Published The Varsity Online - Aug 04 2014]
‘Killer sperm’ help maintain species barrier [Published The Varsity Online - Aug 04 2014]
U of T Libraries selects new supplier of academ... [Published The Varsity Online - Jul 31 2014]
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