Cover of Winter 2020 issue of University of Toronto Magazine with illustration of a student walking up a tree-lined path toward a university building

Winter 2020

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This year’s summer of protest has led to action at U of T. Writer Raquel A. Russell offers a personal view on how racism has affected her – and investigates what the university is doing to combat it. We take you behind the scenes during a fall term like no other, and our cover story explains how the remarkable generosity of the Temerty family will change U of T – and improve patient care.

In This Issue

Back profile of a police person as they face blazing fire in the background

Eliminating Excessive Force

U of T Mississauga professor Judith Andersen’s training techniques improve police performance in tense situations. The challenge: getting police to use them

Prof. Jerry Flores standing outside the entrance of a building

A Path Out of Poverty

U of T Mississauga professor Jerry Flores says caring teachers inspired him to seek better opportunities in life. Now, he wants to do the same for others

A pair of hands in black and white, holding a ruler against a ribbon of rainbow and cutting it with a paper cutter knife

It Got Better

How a simple sticker helped members of the LGBTQ community feel more welcome at U of T