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So far, machines are not very good at creating original art, such as pop tunes and short stories. Could it be they’re missing something uniquely human?

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Research on mice reveals that specific memories can be weakened. Could this one day help treat the effects of trauma in humans?

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Victoria University, the Faculty of Arts and Science and the Tanz Centre recently launched their own campaigns

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Arts and Science proposal would enhance undergraduate learning and eliminate deficit, says dean

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Largest commitment ever by an individual to the humanities at a Canadian university

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$1-million gift from a Toronto businessman will help create a state-of-the-art academic facility

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George Elliott Clarke explores the African-Canadian experience in a new collection of essays

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In the fresh vocabulary for teaching the humanities, the old must mix with the new

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“Look at the Jewish history books on my shelves written in the prewar period. Tremendous erudition, but encased in a mythological framework so thick that it severely limits their usefulness”

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Governing Council votes to eliminate the three-year A&S undergraduate degree

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The Thousand-Year Itch

How do you get 10 scholars to wax anything but bored about the millennium? Scratch the surface of the Y2K hype and ask them to predict the future of their fields

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AI and the MD

Doctors will soon use artificial intelligence to help diagnose and treat patients, opening up new possibilities for better health

recent post image

Alexa, Compose Me a Song

So far, machines are not very good at creating original art, such as pop tunes and short stories. Could it be they’re missing something uniquely human?

recent post image

Surfing the Net Is Old School. Soon, We May Inhabit It

A computer science alum has created a technology that turns the web into a virtual world

recent post image

Ready Student One

English class gets an update with a new kind of “text”

recent post image

Suppressing Our Most Fearful Memories

Research on mice reveals that specific memories can be weakened. Could this one day help treat the effects of trauma in humans?

recent post image

All In on Gutenberg

Students in Prof. Paolo Granata’s book and media studies class learn print culture terms while playing poker

recent post image

One of Canada’s Mightiest Computers Tackles a Very Complex Question

A U of T professor is using serious processing power to understand what role the world’s oceans play in climate change

recent post image

A Vision for Tomorrow

Victoria University, the Faculty of Arts and Science and the Tanz Centre recently launched their own campaigns

recent post image

A Faculty Looks Ahead

Arts and Science proposal would enhance undergraduate learning and eliminate deficit, says dean

recent post image

Defending the Arts

Chancellor Hal Jackman helps create $45-million endowment for the humanities and social sciences

recent post image

Ana Teresa Pérez-Leroux

Pérez-Leroux wants to break down prejudices about bilingualism. She notes that some immigrants, sadly, do not pass their native language on to their children

recent post image

Keren Rice

Rice’s research has led to mapping out Dene grammar, a learned book on Athapaskan verbs and a training program for native teachers in Dene languages

recent post image

Hal Jackman Doubles Gift to the Humanities

Largest commitment ever by an individual to the humanities at a Canadian university

recent post image

$3.5-Million Gift to Economics

Fortune-building Ira Gluskin honours father, Max

recent post image

Road Thrill

Art profs create a sparkling underside to the Gardiner Expressway

recent post image

Derek Penslar

“Look at the Jewish history books on my shelves written in the prewar period. Tremendous erudition, but encased in a mythological framework so thick that it severely limits their usefulness”

recent post image

Keeping the Faith

In a time of tight budgets, U of T’s Jewish Studies program succeeds by combining faith, scholarship and private funding

recent post image

George Elliott Clarke

Our expanded view of literature

recent post image

Restoring One Spadina

$1-million gift from a Toronto businessman will help create a state-of-the-art academic facility

recent post image

The Evolution of Medicine

Donation creates the Pauline M.H. Mazumdar Chair in the History of Medicine

recent post image

The African-Canadian Experience

George Elliott Clarke explores the African-Canadian experience in a new collection of essays

recent post image

1 Degree = 20 Credits

Governing Council votes to eliminate the three-year A&S undergraduate degree

recent post image

Brave New Worlds

In the fresh vocabulary for teaching the humanities, the old must mix with the new

recent post image

The Thousand-Year Itch

How do you get 10 scholars to wax anything but bored about the millennium? Scratch the surface of the Y2K hype and ask them to predict the future of their fields

recent post image

Status: Indian

Jeff Dupuis writes a poetic commentary on Aboriginal Affairs

recent post image

The Enduring Relevance of the Humanities

They open our minds to the world – and the possibilities – around us

recent post image

Blasts from the Past

Fascinating characters populate a new history of the Faculty of Arts and Science at U of T

recent post image

Luella Massey Studio Theatre

A tribute to a much beloved administrator

recent post image

Staring at the Sun

Crowds gathered at Nathan Phillips Square to observe the birth, life and death of the sun

recent post image

Some Forgetfulness? It’s a Good Thing

Researchers discover that our brain erases certain memories for a reason

recent post image

A Mystery Intruder at UTM?

A new mobile game helps orient first-year students to the Mississauga campus

recent post image

After the Shooting, a Search for Salvation

U of T sociology professor Jooyoung Lee spent time with 40 people who had been shot to record how their lives had changed. Their stories are harrowing and instructive. This is just one

recent post image

The Best Investment Canada Can Make

To be competitive in the economy of tomorrow, governments should invest more in investigator-led research today

recent post image

Teaching Kids How to Code

U of T undergrads are bringing the language of computers to youth in Toronto’s low-income neighbourhoods. Will it “future-proof” them?

recent post image

The Serious Business of Being Funny

Trinity College student Celeste Yim is on a mission to get students laughing

recent post image

Poll: How Much Do You Spend Monthly on Housing?

Many U of T students live with roomies to manage the rent

recent post image

How Much Methane?

A U of T study aims to create the most accurate estimate yet of Toronto’s greenhouse gas emissions

recent post image

What Canada Got Right

An acceptance of diversity may be the country’s defining strength

recent post image

The Big Bang

Life on Earth exploded about 540 million years ago. Scientists are now beginning to understand why

recent post image

What Does an Ethnographer Do?

The goal is to get “an intimate and authentic representation of the person’s life,” says U of T prof Jooyoung Lee

recent post image

What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

Varsity Blues’ Gabriela Stafford on her success as a track star

recent post image

Poll: Have You Ever Switched Majors?

Many students change programs to pursue newfound interests

recent post image

Splash of Colour

Reflecting on an iconic U of T building

recent post image

Our Partners in Africa

On a visit to Ethiopia and Rwanda, U of T president Meric Gertler affirms the power of collaborations – and sees potential for new ones

recent post image

A Distinctive Look?

English-Canadians are pretty good at identifying French-Canadian faces but the reverse isn’t true

recent post image

Among Syrian Refugees, a Need for Insulin and Heart Meds

As the media share images of wounded migrants, some of the biggest medical threats go almost unmentioned

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