Calendar of Events

Spring 2018 Events

U of T Alumni Reunion

 

 

View more alumni events below or visit alumni.utoronto.ca. For an exhaustive U of  T events listings, visit events.utoronto.ca.


 

Alumni

 
May 3
The Medium is the Medicine: Stories and Work of Reconciliation in Canada
Australia

For U of T alumni and friends. Reception, and presentation by U of T prof Pamela Klassen of the Study of Religion. Free. 5:30–7:30 p.m. Queen’s College, University of Melbourne. Register at alumni.utoronto.ca/events-and-programs/upcoming-events.

May 7
President’s Reception and Presentation
New York

Hosted by President Meric Gertler, for University of Toronto alumni and friends. Lecture by Prof. Mark Kingwell on ethics in AI. Free. 7–9:30 p.m. Metropolitan Club New York, 3rd floor, 1 E 60th St. For information and to register, please visit alumni.utoronto.ca/events-and-programs/upcoming-events.

 

U of T Alumni Reunion

 
For more information about all Alumni Reunion events, visit alumnireunion.utoronto.ca or contact 1-888-738-8876, 416-978-5881 or alumni.reunion@utoronto.ca unless otherwise indicated.

May 30
Spring SHAKER
Canada’s Wonderland
A private party with exclusive access to rides and games for new and newish U of T grads. A 19+ event. Non-alcoholic beverages, treats and one drink ticket. $25. 7–10:30 p.m.1 Canada’s Wonderland Dr.

May 7
UTM Alumni Association Annual General Meeting
U of T Mississauga

Exclusive for UTM alumni. Come hear what the UTMAA is doing now and planning for the coming year. Free. 6 p.m. William G. Davis Building, Rm 3140, 1867 Inner Circle. 905-569-4924, alumni.utm@utoronto.ca or utm.utoronto.ca/alumni.

May 30
Classes Without Quizzes
U of T Mississauga
Featuring Prof. Kent Moore, an expert on the physics of climate change. Free. 7 p.m. William G. Davis Building, Rm 3140, 1867 Inner Circle. 905-569-4924, alumni.utm@utoronto.ca or utm.utoronto.ca/alumni.

May 31
Stress-Free Degree lectures
St. George Campus
Attend lectures by U of T professors without worrying about home­work or exams. Free. 6–7 p.m., 7:15–8:15 p.m. 15 King’s College Circle, 1 Devonshire Place and 78 Queen’s Pk.

May 31
LGBTQ Spring Soiree
The One Eighty, Toronto
Pre-Pride party for all LGBTQ alumni. Free. 6–9 p.m. 51st floor, Manulife Centre, 55 Bloor St. W.

May 31
Alumni Reunion Stress-Free Degree at UC
University College
“Estrogens and the Brain: What is known about their role in healthy aging?” presented by Dr. Gillian Einstein. Free. 6–7:30 p.m. Rm 140, 15 King’s College Circle. 416-978-2968 or uc.alumni@utoronto.ca.

June 1
Chancellor’s Circle Medal Ceremony
Convocation Hall
Honouring alumni marking their 55th, 60th, 65th, 70th, 75th and 80th anniversaries. Free. 9:30–11 a.m. with reception afterward. Registration: 9 a.m. 31 King’s College Circle.

June 1
Stress-Free Degree lectures
Sidney Smith Hall
Attend lectures by U of T professors and instructors without worrying about homework or exams. Free. 12–1 p.m., 4–5 p.m. and 6–7 p.m. 100 St. George St.

June 1
50th Anniversary Ceremony
Convocation Hall
Honouring alumni celebrating their 50th anniversary of graduation. Free. 1:30–3 p.m. with reception afterward. Registration 1 p.m. 31 King’s College Circle.

June 1
UC Class of 1968 50th Anniversary Lunch
University College
Reunite with UC classmates to celebrate the 50th anniversary of graduation, before the U of T medal ceremony in Convocation Hall. Free. 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Bissell House, 15 King’s College Circle. 416-978-2968 or uc.alumni@utoronto.ca.

June 1
Flicks on the Field
U of T Mississauga
Enjoy an outdoor movie under the stars with other UTM alumni and families as part of Alumni Reunion. Free. 9 p.m. Communication, Culture and Technology Building Courtyard. 1800 Middle Rd. 905-569-4924, alumni.utm@utoronto.ca or utm.utoronto.ca/alumni.

June 2
Kids’ Passport to U of T
St. George Campus
Kids can visit University of Toronto departments, buildings and labs to do cool things and see what it’s like to attend Canada’s top university. Free. 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

June 2
Stress-Free Degree lectures
Sidney Smith Hall
Attend lectures by U of T professors without worrying about homework or exams. Free. 9:45–10:45 a.m., 2:30–3:30 p.m. and 3:45–4:45 p.m. 100 St. George St.

June 2
Campus Bus Tours
St. George Campus
Free. Every hour from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., except at noon. Bus departs from 23 King’s College Circle.

June 2
Alumni Celebration sponsored by the U of T Alumni Association
Convocation Hall
Keynote address by Jennifer Keesmaat, former chief planner, City of Toronto, and brief annual general meeting. All alumni welcome. Free. 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. 31 King’s College Circle.

June 2
Alumni BBQ for alumni, family and friends
St. George Campus
Free. 12:30–2:30 p.m. Front Campus tent. King’s College Circle.

June 2
UofTMed Inside the Issue
Medical Sciences Building
A talk for U of T alumni and friends about UofTMed mag’s latest issue. Speakers will delve into legalization of recreational use of cannabis. 2–3:30 p.m. Rm 315, 31 King’s College Circle. 416-978-7142 or medicine.rsvp@utoronto.ca.

June 2
SHAKER Educational
Location TBA
Attend a lecture by a U of T professor followed by a fun activity and reception. For new and newish U of T grads. Free. 3:45–6:30 p.m.

June 2 and 3
UTSC Alumni Reunion
U of T Scarborough
Rediscover UTSC. Sit in on a talk from a favourite prof at our Classes Without Quizzes, take a campus tour, enjoy delicious food and much more. Free. Various times. 1265 Military Trail. alumni@utsc.utoronto.ca.

 

Exhibitions

 
May 16 to July 21
Robert Fones: Signs | Forms | Narratives
Art Museum at the University of Toronto
A career-spanning survey of works by the Toronto-based, Governor General’s Award–winning artist and writer. Free. Tues. to Sat., 12–5 p.m. Wed. to 8 p.m. U of T Art Centre, 15 King’s College Circle. 416-978-1838. artmuseum.utoronto.­ca.

May 21 to August 31
Mixed Messages: Making and Shaping Culinary Culture in Canada
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
How the culinary culture of Toronto and surrounding areas was shaped by those who participated in – or were excluded from – the making and using of culinary materials. It will include rare cookbooks, manuscripts and culinary objects from the 1820s to the 1960s. Free. 120 St. George St. Mon. to Fri., 9 a.m.–5 p.m. 416-978-5285, fisher.library@utoronto.ca or fisher.library.utoronto.ca.

 

Lectures and Symposia

 
May 4
UTSC Leader2Leader Conference
U of T Scarborough
A day-long series of workshops and panel discussions featuring leaders from various fields. Open to all U of T alumni. $30 (early bird). 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Instructional Centre, 1095 Military Trail. utscleader2leader.com.

May 16
Understanding Booms and Busts in Housing Markets
Rotman School of Management
Housing economists discuss the forces governing housing markets and risks and opportunities for market participants. $25 plus HST. Talk: 5:30–6:30 p.m. in Desautels Hall (South Building). Reception: 6:30–7:15 p.m. in Fleck Atrium (North Building). 105 St. George St. To register and for info: 416-978-6119, events@rotman.utoronto.ca or rotman.utoronto.ca/ProfessionalDevelopment/Events.

May 23
Jacqueline Carter and Rasmus Hougaard
Rotman School of Management
The Potential Project directors discuss their new book, The Mind of the Leader: How to Lead Yourself, Your People, and Your Organization for Extraordinary Results. $38.99 plus HST (includes one seat and book). 5 p.m. Desautels Hall (South Building), 105 St. George St. To register: 416-978-6119, events@rotman.utoronto.ca or rotman.utoronto.ca/­ProfessionalDevelopment/­Events.

May 29
University Women’s Club: Lunchtime Talk
The Faculty Club
Join the University Women’s Club for a lunchtime talk about sustainability by Elizabeth Dowdeswell, the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario. Both men and women welcome. Members $30; guests $35. Includes lunch. 11:30 a.m. The Faculty Club, 41 Willcocks St., Toronto. Contact 416-979-2000 or info@uwctoronto.ca by May 26.

 

Special Events

 
June 8
U of T Pride Pub
Hart House
Organized by U of T’s Sexual and Gender Diversity Office. Price TBA. 4:30 p.m.–1 a.m. Hart House Quad. 7 King’s College Circle. 416-946-5624, sgdo@utoronto.ca or sgdo.utoronto.ca/event/2018-u-t-pride-pub.

 

Sports

 
May 31
U of T Varsity Blues Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony for 2018 Inductees
Goldring Centre
Honouring U of T’s greatest athletes and builders. Business attire. Adults: $40. Children 12 and under: free. Reception: 6 p.m. Ceremony: 7 p.m. Field House, 100 Devonshire Pl. 416-946-­5126, alumni.kpe@utoronto.ca or halloffame.utoronto.ca.