Murray Koffler

Visionary philanthropist and U of T alumnus Murray Bernard Koffler passed away on November 5. He leaves behind an enduring legacy as one of Canada’s most prominent entrepreneurs and humanitarians.

Posted on Nov 09, 2017

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A $2-million donation launches a city-wide urology research program

With support from Astellas Pharma Canada, Inc. and patient Siggy Levy, Professor Sender Herschorn hopes to bring a sensitive subject out of the shadows.

Posted on Jul 27, 2017

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Reimagining a landmark: One Spadina Crescent will create a collaborative hub for a better Toronto

One Spadina Crescent will be the new home of the University of Toronto’s John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, a Toronto landmark where scholars will reimagine and envision the future of cities.

Posted on Jul 27, 2017

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Orlando Corporation puts Mississauga at the forefront of cancer research

Groundbreaking discoveries for treatment of rare and hard-to-treat children’s brain cancers were the inspiration for a new $7-million gift from the Orlando Corporation to the Centre for Medicinal Chemistry at U of T Mississauga.

Posted on Jul 27, 2017

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Toronto’s Vector Institute officially opens

With the creation of the Toronto-based Vector Institute, Ontario and Canada are leading in the booming field of artificial intelligence, with U of T researchers at the forefront.

Posted on Jul 27, 2017

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Miner’s Lamp Award dinner raises $600,000 for mental health research

The second annual Miner’s Lamp Award dinner brought the total raised for the prevention and early detection of severe mental illness to $1 million.

Posted on Jul 27, 2017

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University of Toronto launches the Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Centre for Buddhist Studies and appoints inaugural director

An endowment—originally from Tung Lin Kok Yuen, the Hong-Kong based charitable organization established by Mr. Robert H. N. Ho’s grandmother, Lady Clara Ho Tung—will provide an intellectual home for the largest contingent of Buddhist studies experts in Canada.

Posted on Jul 27, 2017

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Munk School of Global Affairs’ Innovation Policy Lab gets boost from Lupina Foundation

Gift will enable Munk School faculty to co-produce educational experiences that provide a competitive edge to students while having an impact on innovation policy worldwide.

Posted on Jul 27, 2017

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Red, white and true blue

For 70 years, The Associates organization has kept American alumni connected to their Canadian alma mater

Posted on Jul 19, 2017

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Remembering Avie Bennett

Distinguished U of T alumnus Avie Bennett passed away on June 2, 2017 in Toronto at age 89. He leaves behind a great legacy in higher education, Canadian art and culture, and business.

Posted on Jun 09, 2017

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