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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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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.
Concussion doesn’t just happen in sports or only in teens and young adults; it affects people of all ages and backgrounds. (Shutterstock)

Concussion is more than sports injuries: Who’s at risk and how Canadian researchers are seeking better diagnostics and treatments

Canadian researchers are exploring unanswered questions about concussion: How to diagnose it accurately and quickly, how to predict outcomes and promote recovery, and how to prevent it altogether.
Malgré ses racines fascistes, le parti Fratelli d’Italia (Frères d’Italie) de Giorgia Meloni, ici entourée de Silvio Berlusconi et Matteo Salvini, a vu sa popularité augmenter rapidement à l’approche des élections législatives du 25 septembre. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Élections en Italie : l’extrême droite au pouvoir, une première depuis Mussolini

Une victoire probable des Frères d’Italie, parti d’extrême droite, pourrait entraîner le pays dans une voie inexplorée.
Family and household resources were critical to individuals who struggled with both employment income and savings during COVID-19. (Shutterstock)

For Canadians with disabilities, multiple types of support were important during COVID-19

Supports that were crucial in helping Canadians with disabilities stay afloat during COVID-19 are no longer available, causing concern from many about their economic future.
Una nueva teoría de la enfermedad de Alzheimer reevalúa el papel del beta-amiloide en el cerebro. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Hay motivos para sospechar que el alzhéimer podría ser una enfermedad autoinmune

Los científicos llevan años concentrados en resolver el problema del alzhéimer combatiendo los cúmulos de proteína beta-amiloide. Pero ¿y si el alzhéimer fuera, en realidad, un trastorno del sistema inmunitario dentro del cerebro?
From left, Silvio Berlusconi, Giorgia Meloni and Matteo Salvini address a rally in Rome in 2019. Meloni’s Fratelli d'Italia (Brothers of Italy) party, with neo-fascist roots, has been rising rapidly in popularity ahead of Italy’s Sept. 25 parliamentary elections. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

As a divided Italy heads to the polls, a sharp right turn is likely

Italians will vote soon. A likely victory for the far-right Brothers of Italy could take the country down an uncharted path.
Le Premier ministre canadien Justin Trudeau, à gauche, joue avec des enfants dans un centre d'apprentissage et de garde d'enfants à Brampton, en Ontario, le 28 mars 2022. LA PRESSE CANADIENNE/Nathan Denette

Investissement fédéral de 27 milliards de dollars dans les services de garde : il faut penser vert

À l’heure actuelle, le lien entre l’éducation de la petite enfance et la durabilité nécessite beaucoup plus de financement, de bourses académiques et d’actions.
Thermal discomfort is just another reason employees may prefer to continue teleworking. (Shutterstock)

No longer freezing: Working from home can make workplaces more comfortable

Employers can foster equity in the workplace by relaxing current dress codes or providing employees with individual thermostat control and other means to improve their comfort.
IRCC should rethink how to protect our chosen families and value the interdependence inherent to couples as much as the independence cherished in friendship. (Joshua Sazon/Unsplash)

Canadian immigration: We sponsor spouses — why not friends?

Canada’s immigration system should accept our chosen families and unconventional forms of love, such as friends with deep bonds.
Canada is preventing provinces and territories from using federal child-care dollars to transform schools into one-stop centres for young children. (Pexels/Yan Krukov)

Why doesn’t Canada let schools provide child care?

Canada has much to learn from other countries about better ways of providing learning and care for children.
Multiple generations living under one roof is becoming increasingly common. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston

Multigenerational living: A strategy to cope with unaffordable housing?

Our study reveals that the housing affordability crisis is having a pervasive impact on Canadian society. It is imposing constraints that alter the structure and composition of Canadian families.

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