We know U of T alumni are making a vital difference in many, many walks of life: as business leaders, technology experts, decision-makers in public arenas, creators and designers and architects, influencers of culture, and contributors to numerous other fields that shape society.
However, we’ve never rigorously studied or measured the global impact of our alumni community. The survey will allow us to better understand their unique cultural, social, and economic contributions to the world around us. You should have received a request for your participation.
The University College community is saddened by the passing of alumnus and faculty member Michael Bliss (BA 1962 UC).
A University Professor in the Department of History, Michael was one of Canada's leading public intellectuals and a frequent commentator on national affairs.
May is Asian Heritage Month and Lisa Mar, Richard Charles Lee Chair in Chinese Canadian Studies at University College, was recently honoured at two events celebrating the contributions of Chinese Canadians to Canadian society.
Nelson Wiseman, a UC faculty member, Professor of Political Science, and Director of the Canadian Studies program at University College, recently appeared on The Agenda With Steve Paiken to discuss the provincial election in British Columbia. Watch the video here:
When UC student James Bird dreamed up Words to Form, a quiet place to support the difficult conversations of reconciliation, he was himself immersed in conversations about reconciliation and what that could look like at U of T, and in Canada.
A number of UCers are featured in the spring 2017 issue of U of T Magazine:
University College faculty member Professor Cynthia Goh talks about the importance of passion in entrepreneurs in "So You Want to Build a Startup?"