The energy in University College’s East and West Halls was palpable last night as students, alumni, faculty, and staff gathered to kick off the highly anticipated UC Revitalization. The project, five years in the making, will breathe new life into U of T’s founding College through improvements to accessibility, a new Library, Reading Room, and Conference Centre, as well as a rejuvenated Quadrangle and upgraded classrooms.
Brenda Cossman, a Professor in the Faculty of Law and Director of the Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies at University College, wrote this Globe and Mail op-ed on the governement of Canada's apology to LGBTQ2 individuals.
Congratulations to University College alumnus Michael Redhill (BA 1992 UC), who received the Giller Prize for his novel, Bellevue Square.
Activist Naomi Klein, AI pioneer Geoffrey Hinton, and artist Kent Monkman--a University College alumnus, faculty member, and BCAG award winner, respectively--made the list of Toronto Life's most influential people in the city in 2017.
Two hundred and fifty members of the University College community gathered for the sixth annual UC Alumni of Influence Awards last night at The Carlu in Toronto. Launched in 2012, the awards recognize distinguished University College alumni who are leaders in their fields and communities.
University College is proud to welcome the fall 2017 convocation graduates to the alumni community!
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences convocation ceremony is being livestreamed at http://strmstr.com/uoft-live-streaming-webcast.html
Former Ontario premier and University College alumnus Bob Rae (BA 1969 UC) has been appointed Canada's special envoy to Myanmar by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
At the end of his mandate in January, Rae will deliver an independent report advising the government of Canada on how to respond to the Rohingya refugee crisis in Myanmar. Read more in U of T News.