University College has been recognized as one of the world's most spectacular university buildings by British newspaper The Telegraph. The College, described as imposing in its Romanesque Revival style, ranks alongside the venerable and visually stunning Oxford, Cambridge, and Harvard Universities.
Professor Siobhan O'Flynn will participate in the Is Contemporary Art Becoming Extinct panel talk at the Royal Ontario Museum, part of the Nuit Talks 2012 event.
Thursday September 27, 2012
12:30-2:00 p.m., doors open at noon
Royal Ontario Museum Theatre, 100 Queen's Park
A portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Canadian artist and former Barker Fairley Visitor Phil Richards has been unveiled at Buckingham Palace. The painting, which depicts the Queen standing in front of an arched doorway at Rideau Hall, was presented to the Queen by Prime Minister Stephen Harper on the occasion of her Diamod Jubilee. The portrait will be permanently installed at Rideau Hall.
Sexual Diversity Studies instructor Dr. Scott Rayter was recently interviewed by All Hours Magazine, a new online publication which describes him as, "the type of man you should actively strive to have a conversation with." The question-and-answer discussion covers everything from queer issues and nontraditional course offerings to Rayter's taste in television shows. Read the full interview here.
Professor Lynd Forguson, the thirteenth Principal of University College (1977-1989), has been honoured with a namesake scholarship for UC students in philosophy. The Lynd Forguson Memorial Award, established by the late Forguson's family, is the first gift made under the University of Toronto's new Boundless Promise gift-matching program, which matches donations of $25,000 or more made to needs-based scholarships, between now and December 2015.