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Established in 1827, the University of Toronto has one of the strongest research and teaching faculties in North America, presenting top students at all levels with an intellectual environment unmatched in depth and breadth on any other Canadian campus.

With more than 75,000 students across three campuses (St. George, Mississauga and Scarborough) and over 450,000 alumni active in every region of the world, U of T’s influence is felt in every area of human endeavour.

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University research has a legacy of doing harm to Indigenous communities. However, a new collaborative project is showing how research can be done in a better and inclusive way. (Shutterstock)

Collaborative Indigenous Research is a way to repair the legacy of harmful research practices

Harmful research practices have done serious damage to Indigenous communities and created distrust. The Collaborative Indigenous Research Digital Garden is one way to repair that damage.
‘Lamartine rejects the red flag in front of the town hall,’ a painting by Henri Félix Philippoteaux (1815–1884), captures a seminal moment in the second French Revolution in Paris in 1848, when revolutionaries demanded human and civil rights. (Les Musées de la ville de Paris)

Note to Québec’s premier: French is the language of human rights, not xenophobia

French has historically been a language of human rights. That’s why the Québec government should promote it as a tool of a human rights-based civic education, not force it on newcomers.
A new study found that graduates of publicly funded schools were more likely to disagree with statements such as ‘discrimination is no longer a major problem.’ (Allison Shelley/The Verbatim Agency for EDUimages)

Why attending publicly funded schools may help students become more culturally sensitive

A study finds that graduates who attended publicly funded schools were more likely to have open intercultural orientations than those who attended private schools.
Reflection Rooms are evidence-based, participatory art installations that help people express emotions about death and dying. (Shutterstock)

Reflection Room: Exploring pandemic-related grief in long-term care homes

Reflection Rooms support people making sense of experiences related to dying and death. They provide an immersive space to read stories written by others and write and share their own stories.
School trustees play an important role in shaping education, yet during election time voters often have little awareness of trustee candidates. (Shutterstock)

Even school boards are now experiencing severe political polarization

According to the Canadian Anti-Hate Network, far-right groups have been trying to stack school boards with candidates harbouring anti-equity ideologies.
Work trends like ‘quiet quitting’ have begun to pop up in the media lately — but how true are they to real life? (Shutterstock)

Busting the anti-work myth: Most people actually like their bosses

Contrary to anti-work narratives in the news media, a survey of employees in the United States and Canada has found that most employees like their bosses.
Federal Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos, Mental Health and Addictions Minister and Associate Minister of Health Carolyn Bennett and MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith (right) listen as Morris Rosenberg, chair of the independent review board on the impact of legalization of cannabis, speaks at a news conference in Ottawa on Sept. 22. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Legalizing cannabis led to increased cannabis poisonings in Canadian children. It could get a whole lot worse.

Health repercussions — including large increases in child cannabis poisonings — must outweigh industry calls to roll back cannabis regulations in the federal review of the impact of legalization.
Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa runs onto the field before the team’s NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sept. 29, despite a head injury during a game a few days earlier. (AP Photo/Joshua A. Bickel)

NFL player Tua Tagovailoa’s concussion might have been prevented with rugby’s stricter protocols

Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa was carried off the field during a game on Sept. 29 after his second injury in only a few days, raising questions about NFL concussion protocols.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas at the White House on Oct. 26, 2020. Jonathan Newton /The Washington Post via Getty Images)

Justice Clarence Thomas and his wife have bolstered conservative causes as he is poised to lead the Supreme Court rolling back more landmark rulings

Black conservative Clarence Thomas’ improbable rise as a powerful US Supreme Court justice today was unimaginable during his controversial confirmation hearings in 1991.

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