In Memoriam: Marvelle Koffler
(1929-2020)

The University of Toronto is deeply saddened by the loss of Marvelle Koffler. Together with her husband Murray, Marvelle was one of the University’s greatest proponents, generously supporting research and education in the areas of conservation, pharmacy and breast cancer care.

Posted on Jan 17, 2020

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U of T launches Iranian Student Memorial Scholarship Fund to honour plane crash victims

The fund, memorializing eight U of T community members, will provide scholarships to international students from Iran as well as students pursuing Iranian studies.

Posted on Jan 15, 2020

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The Edwin S.H. Leong Centre for Healthy Children announces the appointment of two inaugural co-executive directors

Dr. Astrid Guttmann and Dr. Eyal Cohen will lead the Leong Centre’s work in improving child health through precision prevention.

Posted on Jan 13, 2020

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Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics celebrates new name in honour of long-time supporters, the Dunlap family

The newly named David A. Dunlap Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics honours visionary gifts, over a century, from David A. Dunlap and his grandsons, David and Moffat Dunlap.

Posted on Dec 19, 2019

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Alan Dean goes green with gift for symposia in environmental governance

Alumnus and long-time U of T supporter Alan Dean, with the Brookfield Partners Foundation, donate $150,000 to the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy.

Posted on Dec 17, 2019

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$16.4 million for cancer research from Toronto’s business community

The annual Hold ‘em for Life Charity Challenge brings business leaders together to raise vital funds for cancer research, making outstanding donations to the University of Toronto and its affiliated hospitals.

Posted on Dec 03, 2019

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U of T donor Heather Reisman walks BNN Bloomberg through her vision to make Toronto an innovation leader

U of T’s Schwartz Reisman Innovation Centre was made possible through a $100-million donation from Heather Reisman and her husband Gerry Schwartz.

Posted on Dec 02, 2019

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U of T ranked 15th globally, first in Canada, for work-ready graduates

According to the latest employability rankings by Times Higher Education, the University of Toronto ranks number one in Canada for graduate employability, and first among North American public universities.

Posted on Nov 25, 2019

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U of T rises in seven fields in Times Higher Education subject rankings

Times Higher Education rated the University of Toronto 10th in the world in law and sixth in the world in clinical health in its latest subject rankings.

Posted on Nov 20, 2019

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Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research celebrates its fifth anniversary

Thanks to an unprecedented $130-million gift from the Rogers family, researchers have dramatically improved patient outcomes, discovered key genetic causes of heart failure and uncovered new ways to repair injured hearts.

Posted on Nov 20, 2019

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