Famous authors, dementia focus of Perspectives Lecture

12 Oct 2010 - 9:38am

Dementia and its extraordinary effects on the writings of famous authors will be the focus of a Canadian Perspectives lecture on Thursday, Oct. 14, 10 a.m., at Erindale United Church, 1444 Dundas Cr., Mississauga.

Could charcoal reverse climate change?

7 Oct 2010 - 9:21am

It's black, it's gritty, it's essential for barbecues—and it just might save the world from global warming.

New fossil suggests dinosaurs opportunistic in global migration

6 Oct 2010 - 9:14am

A new species of dinosaur discovered in Arizona suggests dinosaurs did not spread throughout the world by overpowering other species, but by taking advantage of a natural catastrophe that wiped out their competitors.

New program at U of T targets exceptional students nationwide

5 Oct 2010 - 12:21pm

Are you an exceptional undergraduate? Do you have a killer idea for a mobile device application? If so, you might be one of The Next 36.

The University of Toronto recently launched a unique national program that intends to transform Canada's most promising undergraduates into high-impact entrepreneurs.

The program, The Next 36: Canada's Entrepreneurial Leadership Initiative, aims to increase Canada's global competitiveness by focusing resources on a small number of exceptionally talented students.

Canadian icon, writer discusses Central Europe's uncertain future at Perspectives lecture

4 Oct 2010 - 10:37am

Anna Porter, founder and publisher of Key Porter Books, will discuss her recent book, The Ghosts of Europe: Journeys through Central Europe's Troubled Past and Uncertain Future, at a lecture on Thursday, Oct. 7, 10 a.m., at Erindale United Church, 1444 Dundas Cr., Mississauga.