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Virtual Hub for U of T Alumni

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Keep learning and exploring on our virtual hub for U of T alumni, where U of T experts from our three campuses share their insights on everything from cosmology and careers to music and mindfulness. Pumped to get moving? Want to catch up with U of T experts? Just curious? It's all online and we're always adding new webinars, events, concerts, workouts and more.

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Upcoming Online Events

U of T ALUMNI REUNION

May 25–29, 2022. From lectures and e-meetups to kids’ stuff and our new Alumni Fest, there’s something for everyone at this year’s Reunion. Choose from 75+ online and in-person events.

Countering Violent Extremism Through Sport

May 27, 2022. Hear about research on sport for deradicalization. Dr. Adam Ali aims to unsettle and re-orient problematic understandings of Muslim communities of colour and evaluate the role sport plays.

Presented by: Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education

What Art Teaches Us in Perilous Times

May 27, 2022. Please join us for this essential and timely conversation with groundbreaking theatre and film director, Weyni Mengesha. This special edition of Hart House Conversations Changemakers series is offered as part of Alumni Reunion.

Presented by: Hart House

Michael Berchie Tribute Lecture on Gun Violence

May 27, 2022. Alumnus Michael Berchie tragically lost his life as an innocent victim of senseless gun violence on February 8, 2021. Please join us for this special lecture to honour his memory and raise awareness.

Presented by: University of Toronto Mississauga

Fun with Lego – For Big and Small Kids

May 28, 2022. Join Graeme Dymond Vic 0T6, Canada’s original Master Model Builder and founder of Dymond Bricks, for an online Lego lesson. This event is BYOL (Bring Your Own Lego).

Presented by: Victoria College

Family DRAGstravaganza

May 28, 2022. Join proud teacher grad Barbra Bardot for an evening of stories, laughs and a family-friendly drag show!

Presented by: Ontario Institute of Studies in Education

Are Russian Sanctions Working?

June 1, 2022. What impact have sanctions had so far on the Russian economy and its capacity to prosecute the war? What more can Western democracies to do to strengthen these measures? 

Presented by: Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy

How children learn to tell lies

June 1, 2022. Dr. Kang Lee discusses his major discoveries about the development of lying in children and implications for emotion AI in security, marketing, healthcare and education.

Presented by: Ontario Institute of Studies in Education

Outside the (Pizza) Box

June 3, 2022. Need something to do with the kids on the P.A. day? Join alumni and families for a virtual pizza making workshop where you’ll be challenged to think outside the box.

Presented by: University of Toronto Scarborough

Healing from Islamophobia

June 7, 2022. Join Dr. Javeed Sukhera for a Diversity Dialogue. His talk will acknowledge the 1-year anniversary of the June 6, 2021 London attack, and share reflections on Islamophobia and healing.

Presented by: Temerty Faculty of Medicine

Ethics of COVID Series

Ongoing. Join the Centre for Ethics for an interdisciplinary series of online events featuring short video takes on the ethical dimensions of the COVID crisis.

Picture in 1000 Words

Fridays at 4PM EDT. Ever wonder what’s going on in those beautiful pictures of space? Members of the Dunlap Institute break down the some of the most iconic images cosmos.

Presented by: Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics

Cosmos From Your Couch

Tuesdays, 7PM EDT. Looking for a way to connect with the world–or maybe the cosmos? Join members of the Dunlap Institute and learn about everything from cosmic mysteries to the latest research.

Presented by: Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics
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Expand Your Mind

FREE LINKEDIN LEARNING COURSES

Available now. Register for up to 4 months of access to LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com), featuring courses in Business, Technology, Design and Creative. While quantities last.

23rd Lifelong Learning Conference for Leaders

May 27, 2022. Join us for a dynamic half-day session and learn about the changing landscape of power in the workplace—and how to ignite your organization’s spirit of innovation to perform at its best.

Presented by: Rotman School of Management

U of T Alumni Virtual Book Club

Starts May 27, 2022. Join our Alumni Virtual Book Club! Our next title is Nowhere Girl: A Memoir of a Fugitive Childhood by Cheryl Diamond. Alumni have lively discussions about books related to lifelong learning, social issues, psychology and more.

Forestry and the World Around Us

May 28, 2022. Join Malcolm Cecil-Cockwell Vic 1T1, Managing Director of Haliburton Forest, to learn more about how forestry influences our lives and the society around us.

Presented by: Victoria College

How children learn to tell lies

June 1, 2022. Dr. Kang Lee discusses his major discoveries about the development of lying in children and implications for emotion AI in security, marketing, healthcare and education.

Presented by: Ontario Institute of Studies in Education

I'm Pharmacy Podcast - Season Two

How are drugs created? Invented? How did they come to be? Who is involved in producing this innovation? How does innovation in this space even happen?

Presented by: Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy

Between the Pillars: Ukraine Special

Watch this talk about the Fisher Library's rich holdings of Ukrainian materials. Among the items we highlight are the first modern map of Ukraine, printed in the 17th century, and a charming children’s storybook about a cat.

Presented by: University of Toronto Libraries

Groundbreakers: Behind the Research

Check out Groundbreakers, a new video series that focuses on unique collaborations launching across U of T, from the Institutional Strategic Initiatives portfolio.

THE DISCOVERY OF INSULIN AT U OF T

The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library is proud to present at new permanent virtual exhibition: The Discovery of Insulin at the University of Toronto, explore the remarkable history of insulin and its discovery.

Presented by: University of Toronto Libraries

CELEBRATING BLACK VOICES

The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library presents "Celebrating Black Voices" an exhibition that acknowledges and honours the social, cultural, and literary achievements of Black authors and artists in a wide variety of fields.

Presented by: University of Toronto Libraries

WELL BEING COLLECTIVE

A collaborative Hart House initiative that seeks to create opportunities to connect, explore and examine what it means to live and be well all while centering the experiences and practices of Indigenous, Black and Racialized people.

Presented by: Hart House

Notes From the Music Library

Want to know more about what is happening at the University of Toronto Music Library? Find out in their blog about all the wonderful musical treasures. 

Presented by: University of Toronto Libraries

ONLINE EXHIBITIONS

View all available online exhibitions from the University of Toronto Libraries and learn about our collections, our history, and our communities.

Presented by: University of Toronto Libraries

Spotting misinformation

With so much information about COVID-19 available, how do we know what to believe? Determine what information is trustworthy and what is misleading with this handy guide from U of T Libraries.

Presented by: University of Toronto Libraries

The Science of Face Masks

U of T alumna, Dr. Samantha Yammine, goes through the science behind using masks to slow the spread of droplet-based viruses like COVID-19.

Presented by: Temerty Faculty of Medicine

LIVING WELL PODCAST

Tune in any time to Living Well, a new podcast series brought to you by the Well Being Collective @ Hart House.

Presented by: Hart House

IMPROVISATION GAMES AND SKILLS

Join Hart House to explore the improv skills sets of Yes And, Narration, Character, Scene and Game work ensuring you'll be primed to reconnect with others when the time comes.

Presented by: Hart House

COVID-19 INFO GUIDE

From Canada's largest academic science and health science library, The Gerstein Science Information Centre, a COVID-19 info guide for researchers, healthcare professionals and the general public.

Presented by: University of Toronto Libraries

Ethics of COVID Series

Ongoing. Explore the interdisciplinary series by the Centre for Ethics featuring takes on the ethical dimensions of the COVID crisis.

View to the U podcast

U of T Mississauga professors from a vast range of disciplines share their current research. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the breakthroughs. Updated with new episodes each month. 

Presented by: University of Toronto Mississauga

Let's Talk About Stigma

Hosted by Prof. Carmen Logie, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, this podcast invites a range of weekly guests to talk about all different kinds of stigma.

Presented by: Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work

Evolution of the Kitchen

Watch Innis alum, John Ota, explore the design, origin and evolution of great historic North American kitchens.

Presented by: Innis College

Indigenous Language Exhibit

In recognition of Indigenous History Month, this Hart House exhibition explores Indigenous languages to inspire curiosity about Indigenous culture, history, and the importance of preserving and sustaining endangered languages.

Presented by: Hart House

Theatre from Home

Hart House Theatre showcases the talents of past performers, current stars and emergent theatre giants as they perform, share designs and stories from their very own living rooms.

Presented by: Hart House

Queer Peel Oral History

What’s it like to be LGBTQ2+ in Canadian suburbs? Discover 25 oral history interviews with activists, students, and alumni in Peel region. A student-driven initiative at U of T Mississauga.

Presented by: University of Toronto Mississauga

Two Spirit and LGBTQIA

Celebrate the Two Spirit and Indigenous LGBTQIA+ communities! Read and watch to learn more about their stories. Curated by University of Toronto Libraries.

Presented by: University of Toronto Libraries

Visit The Art Museum Virtually

The Art Museum at University of Toronto has gone virtual! Explore behind-the-scenes stories, watch artist talks, and browse over 7,000 objects from their permanent collections.

Fourteen Days on the COVID Ward

Dr. Ariel Lefkowitz, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, shares his experiences caring for infected patients at Sunnybrook Hospital.

Presented by: Temerty Faculty of Medicine

Food Guides Around the World

Canada has a new and improved food guide, but how does this compare to others around the world? Curtis D’Hollander, Department of Nutritional Sciences, explores global food guides.

Presented by: Temerty Faculty of Medicine

The Ergo Minute Podcast

Julia and Madison, MScOT students, bring you advice from U of T experts on how to apply ergonomics so that you can work more comfortably at home and reduce the risk of stress and injury on your body.

Presented by: Temerty Faculty of Medicine

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TORONTO

Join the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library to celebrate Toronto's birthday with this incredible album of original sketches and watercolours done by two visitors to the city between 1854 and 1856.

Presented by: University of Toronto Libraries

Hart House Creative Classes

Enjoy virtual classes that nurture your creative thinking and help you learn and live better in a virtual world - all from the comfort of your own home.

Presented by: Hart House

Free Lecture: The Myth of Meritocracy

Must workplaces choose between diversity and a system based on merit? Sarah Kaplan, a professor at U of T’s Rotman School of Management, exposes the issue in this video lecture.

Presented by: Rotman School of Management

The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

This incredible resource at U of T Libraries has gone virtual. Explore the lectures, exhibitions, manuscripts and other material—now available to the public.

Presented by: University of Toronto Libraries

Coping with Anything

Watch Drs. Robert Maunder and Jon Hunter, faculty members in U of T's Department of Psychiatry and Psychiatrists at Mount Sinai, describe an approach to coping during times of extraordinary stress.

Presented by: Temerty Faculty of Medicine
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Eat, Dream, Sweat

Outside the (Pizza) Box

June 3, 2022. Need something to do with the kids on the P.A. day? Join alumni and families for a virtual pizza making workshop where you’ll be challenged to think outside the box.

Presented by: University of Toronto Scarborough

MOVEU ANYWHERE!

Looking for a quick, high-intensity workout that can be easily done at home? Check out these quick and modifiable body-weight exercises that you can do anytime, anywhere from the Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education.

Presented by: Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education

STAY HEALTHY

Physical therapy students in the U of T's Temerty Faculty of Medicine have put together a range of short videos to help keep alumni healthy during COVID-19. There is something for all fitness levels.

Presented by: Temerty Faculty of Medicine

U OF T VIRTUAL FITNESS STUDIO

Workout, dance or meditate with the U of T fitness community from the comfort of your own home. Access more than 30 weekly virtual fitness classes and over 150 on-demand videos. Join anytime.

Presented by: University of Toronto Mississauga | Hart House

Hart House – Personal Training

With expertise in sports coaching, yoga, Pilates, weight training and more, Hart House has a trainer to fit every need.

Presented by: Hart House

Running for beginners

Taken up running instead of baking? Check out tips and advice from Terry Radchenko, U of T track and field coach, and start out on the right foot.

Presented by: Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education

Measure Your Health

Prof. Kang Lee, OISE, has developed Anura, an app that measures your stress, anxiety, and assesses your risk for cardiovascular disease and stroke.

Presented by: Ontario Institute of Studies in Education

Food Guides Around the World

Canada has a new and improved food guide, but how does this compare to others around the world? Curtis D’Hollander, Department of Nutritional Sciences, explores global food guides.

Presented by: Temerty Faculty of Medicine

Exercise Q&A With U of T Faculty

How do you stay fit without a gym? Does exercise build immunity? Professors from the Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education help with your at-home workouts.

Presented by: Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education

Coping with Anything

Watch Drs. Robert Maunder and Jon Hunter, faculty members in U of T's Department of Psychiatry and Psychiatrists at Mount Sinai, describe an approach to coping during times of extraordinary stress.

Presented by: Temerty Faculty of Medicine

The Ergo Minute Podcast

Julia and Madison, MScOT students, bring you advice from U of T experts on how to apply ergonomics so that you can work more comfortably at home and reduce the risk of stress and injury on your body.

Presented by: Temerty Faculty of Medicine

Work out with U of T's Fitness Experts

Bring U of T Sport & Rec into your living room. Access live and on-demand workouts and family-friendly physical activity sessions with a #UTRAIN Workouts subscription. Exclusive discounts for alumni!

Presented by: Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education

25% off Calm App

Exclusive! Access hundreds of guided meditations, sleep stories, music tracks and master classes in your search for calm during the pandemic.

OISE Library Care Package

The librarians at OISE are care-mongering online with wellness resources, recipes, crafts, plant & gardening tips, and much more.

Presented by: Ontario Institute of Studies in Education
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For Kids and Their Adults

Fun with Lego – For Big and Small Kids

May 28, 2022. Join Graeme Dymond Vic 0T6, Canada’s original Master Model Builder and founder of Dymond Bricks, for an online Lego lesson. This event is BYOL (Bring Your Own Lego).

Presented by: Victoria College

Family DRAGstravaganza

May 28, 2022. Join proud teacher grad Barbra Bardot for an evening of stories, laughs and a family-friendly drag show!

Presented by: Ontario Institute of Studies in Education

Outside the (Pizza) Box

June 3, 2022. Need something to do with the kids on the P.A. day? Join alumni and families for a virtual pizza making workshop where you’ll be challenged to think outside the box.

Presented by: University of Toronto Scarborough

Daniels Faculty Summer Outreach Programs

Summer 2022. The Daniels Faculty Summer 2022 Outreach programs are open for registration. Open to youth ages 8 - 18+, there's something for everyone. U of T alumni discount available.

Presented by: John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design

How to Talk to Your Children About Vaccines

U of T experts share child-friendly explanations on vaccines and practical resources to prepare your child for a positive vaccine experience to increase their comfort and confidence.

Presented by: Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing | Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy

I AM...A SCIENTIST

"I Am...A Scientist" is a multi-social media platform initiative that aims to bring science to kids of all ages. Check out Science Rendezvous @UofTSR on all media platforms for more!

MUSIC LIBRARY COLOURING PAGES

University of Toronto Libraries have created colouring pages from their Canadian Sheet Music collection. When you have finished your work of art, post it on social media and tag @uoftmusiclibrary. 

Presented by: University of Toronto Libraries

TORONTO EARLY COGNITION LAB STUDIES

The Toronto Early Cognition Lab have many fun and educational online studies for kids, ages 1-11. Play games, read picture stories and watch short videos with us on Zoom.

Presented by: Faculty of Arts & Science

OISE Stay at Home Club

Keep connected and the learning experience thriving with interactive lessons – for children and adults alike! Join live on Twitter - @OISEUofT.

Presented by: Ontario Institute of Studies in Education

TECL LIVE FOR KIDS

Join the U of T's Toronto Early Cognition Lab for virtual circle time for kids (ages 7 and under). Every Monday at 4 p.m. ET, enjoy sing-alongs, read-alongs, games, crafts and more!

Presented by: Faculty of Arts & Science

Teaching Kids Through Play

Play learning expert Dr. Angela Pyle, OISE, recommends 10 ways to better stimulate and support children's learning at home, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

Presented by: Ontario Institute of Studies in Education

Nurturing Anti-Racism

Wondering how talk to kids about race and educate them to be anti-racist?  This OISE Library guide helps parents and teachers find the resources they need.

Presented by: Ontario Institute of Studies in Education

Pandemic Pregnancy Guide

Get reliable and current information about COVID-19's effects on pregnant women and their babies.

Presented by: Temerty Faculty of Medicine
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Career Kick-Starts

FREE LINKEDIN LEARNING COURSES

Available now. Register for up to 4 months of access to LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com), featuring courses in Business, Technology, Design and Creative. While quantities last.

Career Development Webinars

Hear from alumni across a wide range of industries as they share insights in regular webinars called Office Hours. Join the U of T Hub community to get updates and to register.

BUILD YOUR LEGACY: OLYMPIANS FIRESIDE TALK

Varsity Blues Women's Basketball interim head coach, Tamara Tatham chats with Olympians Miranda Ayim, Lizanne Murphy, Kia Nurse, Alisha Smith and NBA/WNBA training coach, Justin Alliman, about paths as athletes, philanthropists, and more!

Presented by: Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education

WRITE A COMPELLING PERSONAL STATEMENT

Applying for graduate or professional school? Learn how to make your personal statement stand out with this session lead by University of Toronto Mississauga alum, Teo Salgado,  founder VerveSmith Ltd.

Presented by: University of Toronto Mississauga

JOIN UTM ON LINKEDIN

Connect and network with other UTM alumni, learn about UTM events, and read interesting stories about UTM alumni, faculty and students.

Presented by: University of Toronto Mississauga

Free Online Course: Mastering LinkedIn

Two former LinkedIn employees show you how to turn your profile into a recruiter magnet. Regularly $130, free for U of T alumni. Register by June 2022.

Exclusive video: An Insider's Guide to LinkedIn

Take an hour for yourself and learn the hidden powers of LinkedIn. In this webinar, two former LinkedIn staffers give you the inside scoop.

Join U of T on LinkedIn

Tap your network of well-connected U of T alumni.  Search LinkedIn by faculty, city, employer, skill set and even degrees of separation.

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Stay Connected

U of T Alumni Virtual Book Club

Starts May 27, 2022. Join our Alumni Virtual Book Club! Our next title is Nowhere Girl: A Memoir of a Fugitive Childhood by Cheryl Diamond. Alumni have lively discussions about books related to lifelong learning, social issues, psychology and more.

Announcing Defy Gravity: Campaign for the U of T

Watch the announcement video for the bold new campaign. This extraordinary effort will engage our worldwide community, strengthen the University’s commitment to excellence, equity, and inclusion, and accelerate our efforts to address the biggest challenges of our time.

TEMERTY CENTRE AI NEWSLETTER

The Temerty Faculty of Medicine invites you to subscribe to the e-newsletter for T-CAIREM, the new Temerty Centre for AI. Learn about the future of health care.

Presented by: Temerty Faculty of Medicine

Latest Education News from OISE

Subscribe to OISE's alumni newsletter for the latest news and research in education across all levels. Meet the educators who have risen above COVID-19 to help the community at the U of T and beyond.

Presented by: Ontario Institute of Studies in Education

MUSIC LIBRARY COLOURING PAGES

University of Toronto Libraries have created colouring pages from their Canadian Sheet Music collection. When you have finished your work of art, post it on social media and tag @uoftmusiclibrary. 

Presented by: University of Toronto Libraries

Ten Thousand Coffees

Attend webinars, give career advice to U of T students and get career advice from fellow alumni—all online, all from your couch.

Volunteer From Home

The world needs volunteers more than ever these days. Why not mentor a student or share your expertise with a U of T alum?  Find out how.

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U of T Alumni on Social Media

Follow U of T Alumni on Facebook, Twitter, InstagramLinkedIn and Weibo. Get inspiring stories, helpful how-to’s, news, entertainment and other alumni content.

There's more to come!

We’re updating this hub all the time so check back often! Follow U of T Alumni on Facebook, TwitterInstagram and Weibo for stories, tips, news and entertainment. Questions or suggestions? Please contact us and we'll be happy to help.

 

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