Academic excellence and athletics: 25 U of T Engineering students recognized

On November 15, 2016, the University of Toronto’s Varsity Blues honoured top student athletes at the seventh annual Academic Excellence Breakfast held at the Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport. The awards honoured student athletes who earned an 80 per cent or higher average during the 2015-2016 academic year and participated in a varsity sport…. Read more »

U of T Engineering student wins Rhodes Scholarship

Stephanie Gaglione (Year 4 ChemE) has been selected as a 2017 Rhodes Scholar, a prestigious annual scholarship to the University of Oxford. The 22-year-old student, who is in her final year and minoring in bioengineering, was caught by surprise when she got the good news over the phone Saturday evening. “When they called, I went… Read more »

Lucia Stafford named Varsity Blues’, OUA’s and CIS’s Athlete of the Week

U of T soccer defender Lukas MacNaughton and rookie runner Lucia Stafford (Year 1 TrackOne) were named the Varsity Blues male and female athletes of the week for the period ending September 25. “Stafford wins!” is not an uncommon phrase in the world of Varsity Blues athletics, but this time it was 2016 Olympian Gabriela Stafford‘s sister, Lucia,… Read more »

Engineering student represents Canada at International Astronautical Congress

Fourth-year Engineering Science student Jeremy Wang is about to embark on an out-of-this-world journey. He is one of just ten students — only three of whom are undergraduates — to be selected as part of the Canadian Space Agency’s official delegation to the 2016International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Guadalajara, Mexico…(read more)

Meet U of T Engineering’s new head librarian

Mindy Thuna is the new head of the recently renovated Engineering & Computer Science Library. Located on the second floor of the Sandford Fleming Building, the library is a key research tool for students and faculty, with a print collection of 200,000 books and 1,200 current journal subscriptions…(read more)