#UofTGrad21: Enjoy the official ceremony online as Spring Convocation 2021 goes virtual
Memos from Vice-President & Principal Alexandra Gillespie
Marieval Residential School: Cowessess First Nation has discovered more than 750 people in unmarked graves near a former residential school in Saskatchewan, less than a month after the discovery of remains of 215 Indigenous children on the grounds of Kamloops Residential School in British Columbia.
National Indigenous Peoples Day: U of T has an established roadmap for change, with initiatives drawn from the Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
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American and Russian rhetoric ahead of the Geneva summit does not augur well for meaningful progress on relations between the two countries, political science professor Aurel Braun writes in the Globe and Mail.
UBC national forum aims to develop ‘bold and concrete action’ to address anti-Asian racism. Social demographer Weiguo Zhang suggests anti-Asian racist attitudes that already existed before the pandemic were brought out more openly after the pandemic, which originated in Wuhan, China, started, via University Affairs.
Experts predict non-fungible token sales could become widespread in the auto world. Finance professor Andreas Park tells Autoweek that NFTs could be used to quantify a shared interest in a self-driving car.
There’s a sudden urgency for academic conferences. Anthropology professor Andrea Muehlebach, who is one of a handful of organizers of a biennial conference, tells University Affairs that going virtual allows for unprecedented accessibility.
The Hong Kong Lawyer references a presentation made by sociology professor Sida Liu that examines the social transformation of Chinese law and how law in China has become a repressive instrument used to control Chinese society.
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