Brenda Cossman, a Professor in the Faculty of Law and Director of the Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies at University College, applauds the passing of Bill C-16, which adds protection of gender identity and expression to the Canadian Human Rights Code and the Criminal Code, in this Globe and Mail op-ed cowritten by doctoral student Ido Katri.
Congratulations to Professor Walid Saleh, founding director of the Institute of Islamic Studies at the University of Toronto and a University College faculty member, who has received the Konrad Adenauer Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.
Former University of Toronto President, medical researcher, and UC alumnus Professor David Naylor (1974 UC) addressed 200 of Canada's top scientists and researchers at the Metro Convention Centre last week, making the case for investment in basic and applied research.
With convocation ceremonies underway on campus this week, visitors will likely hear the sound of U of T's carillon playing in celebration. We've put together this video featuring U of T's carilloneur, law alumnus Roy Lee, who gives us an inside look at the instrument.
Brenda Andrews (BSc 1980 UC), Director of the Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research and Charles H. Best Chair of Medical Research at U of T, has been appointed to the rank University Professor, the University’s highest academic rank. Andrews is a pioneer in the field of systems biology. Read more at the Donnelly Centre News.