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Toronto's Gay Village Flatiron’s latest business to close; Prof. David Rayside weighs in

The Flatiron's gift shop, a community icon, in Toronto's Church-Wellesley area is yet another store to have lost the battle against big box stores in the Village, and is slated to close in early March, 2013. You can read Professor David Rayside impressions of the ever-changing landscape of Toronto's LGBT community here.

The Pan-Asia Student Society wants you

The Pan-Asia Student Society welcomes interested Canadian Studies students, and those who are taking courses in Asian Canadian Studies or who are enrolled in the minor.

The Pan-Asia Student Society is the affiliated undergraduate student club for the Contemporary Asian Studies and Asia Pacific Studies programs at the University of Toronto. Founded in 2010, we are a group that strives to strengthen student’s understanding towards contemporary Asia from a global perspective in a non-classroom setting.

David Rayside featured on CBC's "The Current": Are we ready to stop asking "are we ready?"

Prof. David Rayside, the Bonham Centre's recent Acting Director, was featured on the latest episode CBC's "The Current" with host Anna Maria Tremonti. Rayside weighed in on the question of Are we ready to stop asking "are we ready", speaking on the issue of Kathleen Wynne's election as the first openly gay premier in Ontario.

John Greyson, Filmmaker and Bonham Award Recipient, Launches Film Series on TTC Screens

Toronto filmmaker and past Bonham Centre Award winner John Greyson recently launched a 40-episode series entitled Murder in Passing, which airs on TTC screens from January 7 to March 1. For more information about the series and Greyson - who is currently an SDS fellow and working on his PhD at U of  T's Centre for Drama  - read the full interview here.

 

Student-Faculty Engagement Grants

Across University College we strive to achieve our collective vision of a welcoming community that challenges undergraduate students to excel intellectually and prepares them to engage in the wider world.  Opportunities for meaningful student-faculty engagement both inside and outside the classroom are critical to our success in making this vision a reality.

Apply to be a Don for 2013/14!

Being a Residence/Commuter Don is a thoroughly rewarding experience. Not only are you able to make a meaningful impact in the lives of students, but you are provided with numerous opportunities to develop such skills as conflict resolution, active listening, and community building.

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please read through our application package. Should you have questions after doing so, please feel free to contact us.

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