University of Toronto

Type: Organization
Name: University of Toronto
Nationality: Canada
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When You’re Feeling Down About Your Job, You Seek Brighter Light

In an experiment, people who felt more hopeless about the economy and their employment opportunities showed a preference for brighter lighting, suggesting that those with poor job prospects may have an unfortunate predilection for spending more on electricity, ... [Published Harvard Business Review - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

School’s in! Mixed emotions and new challenges entering 2L

As an out-of-province student, I am excited to reunite with friends and classmates. I am equally sad to leave my partner, family, and friends behind in Ontario. As e-mails and announcements regarding bookstore hours and class registration trickle in, ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - 1 hour ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Everyone’s a Varsity Blue

For Beth Ali, you don’t have to be athletic to share in the Varsity Blues experience. The University of Toronto’s director of intercollegiate and high performance sport brings 20 years of athletic, administrative, and other experience to the University ... [Published The Varsity Online - 6 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Q&A: Kevin Bradfield and Gurjant Singh

After finishing its first .500 season last year, the Varsity Blues football team is looking to use this momentum to head to the playoffs and Vanier Cup this year. Kevin Bradfield looks to lead the team as one of its most veteran and successful athletes, ... [Published The Varsity Online - 6 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Labour movement redefining role as face of Canada's workforce changes

, EDT.Labour Day celebrations across Canada this year come at a time when organized labour is in the midst of redefining its role in the workforce as a decline in the manufacturing industry and the rise of contract and part-time workers has challenged ... [Published CJAD 800 - 21 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 3 reports

Volunteering makes older adults happier and healthier

Whether you're planting trees, working in a soup kitchen or spending time at a local nursing home, volunteering not only helps a good cause but it could actually boost your health, researchers have found.US and Canadian researchers reviewed 73 studies ... [Published Nine MSN - 10 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Tuition fees continue to rise

This year, undergraduates are being asked to reach even further into their pockets to pay for university.International tuition fees are set to increase by an average of 7.2 per cent, while domestic tuition fees are set to increase by nearly three per ... [Published The Varsity Online - 10 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

How to be good at going to school: Mallick

There are few subjects more fraught than education. We live in an era when people can blow up over every minor difference, but education is always at the sharp point of the pin. Because we no longer see it as having intrinsic worth, it has become almost ... [Published Toronto Star Online - 15 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

While ISIS destroys University of Toronto team battles to preserve historic texts

CBC News Sunday 31st August, 2014Colin Clarke, left, appears with the Canadian Centre for Epigraphic Documents team that includes Sanja Ljaskevic, Dariusz Motyka, Alia Ahmad, Xiaowei Yin and Amir Harrak.Read more ... [Published Canada Standard - 18 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Twelve healthy ways to brighten up your fall back-to-work attitude

If you want your brain to work at full power, you want to manage two things: good fats and an even flow of glucose. Your best bet is to have nuts for breakfast with very low glycemic carbs and fish for lunch. Glucose is the fuel your brain burns but it ... [Published Globe and Mail - 22 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Taking physical-education class beyond the gym

Rebekah Howse was in her last year of high school when friends persuaded her to join the new climbing club at West Kings District High School in Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley. It turned out to be a life-changing decision. Bouldering – a type of rock ... [Published Globe and Mail - 22 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Reports Outline Cancer Gene Therapy Findings from University of Toronto (Chemotherapy-Induced Cardiotoxicity: Detection, Prevention, and Management)

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Cancer Gene Therapy Week -- Data detailed on Biotechnology have been presented. According to news reporting originating in Toronto, Canada, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "Chemotherapy-induced cardiotoxicity ... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Aug 28 2014]

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"Particularly interesting would be the inclusion of a more comprehensive battery of neuropsychological tests, so that the association of volunteering with the risks of various forms of dementia and its precursor, mild cognitive impairment, could be ascertained."
"Once upon a time, people were marching in the streets because they wanted to cut down the (workday) and a lot of people were involved in industry that was there, like manufacturing, but now it's not the case" says Wiseman
"Being only copies, when these inscriptions are lost, the message that they hold is permanently lost" he said
...So I was particularly surprised to hear the advice he gave her – almost 60 years ago now – when she started dating. "Don't reveal everything on the first date. Or the second. Or the third... Maintain a sense of mystery."

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When You’re Feeling Down About Your Job, You Se... [Published Harvard Business Review - 1 hour ago]
When You’re Feeling Down About Your Job, You Se... [Published HBR Blog Network - 1 hour ago]
School’s in! Mixed emotions and new challenges ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - 1 hour ago]
Sino-Forest tribunal will put fraud allegations... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - 3 hours ago]
Maple Leaf Foods appoints head of animal wellness [Published Pig Progress - 4 hours ago]
Prehospital Ticagrelor in ST-Segment Elevation ... [Published New England Journal of Medicine - 5 hours ago]
Detained U of T PhD student released from custody [Published The Varsity Online - 6 hours ago]
Q&A: Kevin Bradfield and Gurjant Singh [Published The Varsity Online - 6 hours ago]
Everyone’s a Varsity Blue [Published The Varsity Online - 6 hours ago]
U of T researchers make a leap in ALS research [Published The Varsity Online - 6 hours ago]
Ontario’s rapidly increasing opioid-related deaths [Published The Varsity Online - 6 hours ago]
Volunteering makes older adults happier and hea... [Published Nine MSN - 10 hours ago]
Goldring Centre to promote active living and ca... [Published The Varsity Online - 10 hours ago]
Students seek clarification on Student Societi... [Published The Varsity Online - 10 hours ago]
Waiting on change [Published The Varsity Online - 10 hours ago]
Tuition fees continue to rise [Published The Varsity Online - 10 hours ago]
“Fun is a by-product of what we do” [Published The Varsity Online - 10 hours ago]
Meet Mitzie Hunter, Ontario’s minister of retir... [Published Toronto Star Online - 10 hours ago]
How to be good at going to school: Mallick [Published Toronto Star Online - 15 hours ago]
While ISIS destroys University of Toronto team ... [Published Canada Standard - 18 hours ago]
Unpacking the excitement on university move-in day [Published CTV News - 19 hours ago]
Labour movement redefining role as face of Cana... [Published CJAD 800 - 21 hours ago]
Twelve healthy ways to brighten up your fall ba... [Published Globe and Mail - 22 hours ago]
Taking physical-education class beyond the gym [Published Globe and Mail - 22 hours ago]
Volunteering boosts health of older adults [Published Oman Observer - 23 hours ago]
When science meets aboriginal oral history [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 31 2014]
Learning what income inequality really looks like [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 31 2014]
While ISIS destroys, Hamilton man battles to pr... [Published CBC - Aug 31 2014]
Volunteering boosts health of older adults [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Aug 31 2014]
Marriage Mystery [Published Aish - Aug 31 2014]
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When You’re Feeling Down About Your Job, You Se... [Published HBR Blog Network - 1 hour ago]
In an experiment, people who felt more hopeless about the economy and their employment opportunities showed a preference for brighter lighting, suggesting that those with poor job prospects may have an unfortunate predilection for spending more on electricity, ...
Sino-Forest tribunal will put fraud allegations... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - 3 hours ago]
The Ontario Securities Commission’s fraud allegations against Sino-Forest Corp. and five of its former executives are as spectacular as they come in market prosecutions: Fraudulent overstatement of assets. Falsified evidence of ownership. Secret control ...
Azeezah Kanji & Samira Kanji: The myth of a ‘mo... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Aug 29 2014]
In his column on the horrific murder of journalist James Foley by ISIS militants, Jonathan Kay contends that while “the West” has rejected the morbid and inhumane culture of the glorification of death, Arabs still embrace it (‘Martyrdom, then and now,’ ...
World-Renowned Historian Natalie Zemon Davis Pl... [Published Informed Comment - Aug 29 2014]
Natalie Zemon Davis , among our most distinguished living historians and past president of the American Historical Association, has written a heartfelt appeal to Chancellor Phyllis M. Wise at the University of Illinois, Urbana Champaigne, urging ...
Chancellor Wise, why not accept the scholarly i... [Published Mondoweiss - Aug 27 2014]
26 August 2014 Chancellor Phyllis M. WiseUniversity of Illinois Dear Chancellor Wise, As a long-time participant in the university world, I implore you to reverse your decision in regard to Professor Steven Salaita and now to recommend the approval ...
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