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25Sep2019

Eric Jennings named Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

by The Royal Society of Canada OTTAWA, Sept 10 / CNW / The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) and its Members have elected this year’s new Fellows, and named the incoming class of The College of New Sch...

25Sep2019
Professor Lynne Viola, photo by Perry King

Royal Society of Canada honours Lynne Viola with Pierre Chauveau Medal

by U of T News Three University of Toronto faculty members and a PhD student have been honoured with prestigious awards from the Royal Society of Canada, the nation’s academy of scholars, scientist...

25Sep2019
Professor Nicholas Terpstra. Photo: G. Trambusti.

Nicholas Terpstra exposes the Renaissance we rarely see

by Jovana Jankovic - A&S News "Every time I crack a skull or chase down a thief, I do it as Duke Cosimo’s right arm,” says Ercole, a 16th century birro, or cop, assigned to clean up the stree...

31May2019
Image of Professor James Retallack in his office

James Retallack Promoted to University Professor

Five new University Professors U of T also announced faculty who were newly promoted to University Professor, the highest rank for faculty at the university. The honour recognizes “unusual scholar...

06May2019
University Professor Lynne Viola

Lynne Viola awarded prestigious Killiam Prize for humanities research

She has revealed knowledge about Stalinist Russia that was previously kept hidden. He has mapped our genes and given us a better understanding of autism. Historian Lynne Viola and geneticist Stephe...

06May2019
Paul Cohen receives his Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Palmes académiques honour

Paul Cohen receives Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Palmes académiques honour

  Adding to their already long list of accomplishments, the University of Toronto’s Ron Levi and Paul Cohen can now call themselves knights of the French Republic. At a ceremony on Friday at th...

17Apr2019

Eric Jennings awarded 2019 Gilbert Chinard Prize

Congratulations to Professor Eric Jennings, whose book Escape from Vichy: The Refugee Exodus to the French Caribbean (Harvard University Press, 2018) was awarded the Gilbert Chinard Prize for 2019. Th...

01Apr2019
Professor Michelle Murphy

Michelle Murphy awarded 2019 Fleck Prize

Congratulations to Professor Michelle Murphy, who was awarded the 2019 Ludwik Fleck Prize for The Economization of Life (Duke University Press 2017). This prestigious prize recognizes an outstanding b...

27Feb2019
Julie MacArthur in studio

Julie MacArthur - Destination: Africa

Listen to the interview on Soundcloud On today’s episode of the VIEW to the U podcast we are talking mapping borders and territories and its impact on identities in Africa in the late 19th and early...

28Jan2019
Image of Professor James Retallack in his office

James Retallack has been awarded the Central European History Society's Hans Rosenberg Book Prize

James Retallack, a professor in the University of Toronto's department of history, has been awarded the Central European History Society’s Hans Rosenberg Book Prize for his 2017 book, Red Saxony: ...

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