University of Toronto

University of Toronto, St. George Street, Bloor Street Culture Corridor, Old Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1A5, Canada
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Spring and autumn landscapes (Hara Zaishō) (Q14875431)

Spring and autumn landscapes is a pair of seasonal paintings representing spring and autumn by Japanese artist Hara Zaishō (1813–1872). Both are currently part of the Royal Ontario Museum's permanent collection, exhibited on Level 1 of the museum in the Prince Takamado Gallery of Japan.

Jesuit Forum for Social Faith and Justice (Q18612409)

Jesuit Forum for Social Faith and Justice, abbreviated to the Jesuit Forum and formerly known as the Jesuit Centre for Social Faith and Justice, is a centre for social justice located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is a place where people and groups meet for discourse and engagement in social justice. It was founded by the Society of Jesus in 1979. It worked with Jamie Swift in researching and publishing about social analysis in Canada. It is situated in Loretto College, part of St. Michael's College in the University of Toronto.

University of Toronto Faculty of Law (Q7896483)

The University of Toronto Faculty of Law (U of T Law, UToronto Law) is the law school of the University of Toronto. The Faculty is widely considered to be the most prestigious law school in Canada. The Faculty's admissions process is the most selective of any law school in Canada and is one of the most selective in North America. The Faculty has consistently been ranked as the top law school in Canada by Maclean's since it began to publish law school rankings. The Faculty offers the JD, LLM, SJD, MSL, and GPLLM degrees in law.

Tomb of General Zu Dashou (Q16925101)

The Tomb of General Zu Dashou (also known as the "Ming Tomb") is one of the earliest pieces in the Royal Ontario Museum’s collections, and on the museum's list of Iconic Objects.

Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute of Eastern Christian Studies (Q14875296)

The Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute of Eastern Christian Studies (MASI) is an autonomous unit of the Faculty of Theology at the University of St. Michael's College in the University of Toronto, Canada. It specializes in Eastern Christian studies in all its breadth. Special emphasis is placed on the tradition of the Church of Kyiv, although courses, seminars, and conferences also deal with aspects of the theology, spirituality, history, and ecclesial polity of all the Eastern Christian Churches — Orthodox, Oriental non-Chalcedonian, Assyrian, and Eastern Catholic Churches.

Borden Buildings (Q16952807)

The Borden Buildings are two buildings located at 563 Spadina Crescent and 487 Spadina Crescent in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. They were once home to dairy operations and now are used by the University of Toronto.

The Glenn Gould School (Q6500691)

The Glenn Gould School is a centre for the training of professional musicians in performance at post-secondary and post-bachelor levels. The school was founded in 1987 and renamed in 1997 for the celebrated pianist, Glenn Gould, who was born and lived in Toronto and was an alumnus of The Royal Conservatory of Music.

Toronto Magnetic and Meteorological Observatory (Q7826439)

The Toronto Magnetic and Meteorological Observatory is a historical observatory located on the grounds of the University of Toronto, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The original building was constructed in 1840 as part of a worldwide research project run by Edward Sabine to determine the cause of fluctuations in magnetic declination. Measurements from the Toronto site demonstrated that sunspots were responsible for this effect on Earth's magnetic field. When this project concluded in 1853, the observatory was greatly expanded by the Canadian government and served as the country's primary meteorological station and official timekeeper for over fifty years. The observatory is considered the birthplace of Canadian astronomy.

New College, Toronto (Q3338917)

New College is one of the constituent Colleges of the University of Toronto in Canada. One of the larger colleges, with approximately 5,000 students, it stands on Huron Street at the west end of the downtown St. George campus, nestled alongside the Athletic Centre, the Earth Sciences Centre, Sidney Smith Hall and the Ramsey Wright Zoology Laboratory.

Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport (Q5580273)

The Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport is a 2,000 seat indoor arena facility at the University of Toronto in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is home to the University of Toronto Varsity Blues Basketball and Volleyball teams. The facility was completed in the fall of 2014 at a cost CAD$58 million, with $22.5 million coming from the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities and $11 million from the Goldring family, for whom the centre has been named. The facility is designed by Patkau Architects and MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects in joint venture, with landscape architecture by PLANT Architect, structural engineering by Blackwell, and construction services by Ellis Don.

St. Basil's Church, Toronto (Q4504990)

St. Basil's Church, built in 1856, is the founding church of the Congregation of St. Basil in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, the college church of St. Michael's College, Toronto, and a parish church serving a large local congregation.

Pan Am Field Hockey Centre (Q7129552)

The Back Campus Fields is a field hockey facility on the St. George Campus of the University of Toronto in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The facility is the home to the school's Toronto Varsity Blues field hockey team. The facility was built for the 2015 Pan American Games and hosted the field hockey competition for the games. The facility also hosted 5 and 7-a-side football competitions during the 2015 Parapan American Games. The facility was referred to as the Pan Am/Parapan Am Fields during the games.

CIUT-FM (Q5011943)

CIUT-FM is a campus and community radio station owned and operated by the University of Toronto. The station broadcasts live and continuously from Toronto on the 89.5 FM frequency. Programming can also be heard nationally via channel 826 on Shaw Direct, and over the internet via the CIUT website. The station is financially supported by donations and an undergraduate student levy. CIUT-FM also broadcasts a Punjabi and Urdu language station, Sur Sagar Radio on a Subsidiary Communications Multiplex Operation frequency.

Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library (Q7789602)

The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library is a library in the University of Toronto, constituting the largest repository of publicly accessible rare books and manuscripts in Canada. The library is also home to the university archives which, in addition to institutional records, also contains the papers of many important Canadian literary figures including Margaret Atwood and Leonard Cohen.

Centre for Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases (Q5062553)

The Tanz Centre for Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases (Tanz CRND) is a research institute at the University of Toronto, under the umbrella of the Faculty of Medicine, with a focus on the spectrum of neurodegenerative diseases.

Institute for Contemporary Culture (Q6039260)

The Institute for Contemporary Culture (ICC) is located in the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and serves as the ROM’s window on contemporary society. While the ROM’s vast collection explores world cultures and natural history, the ICC focuses on contemporary works of art that connect living society with the cultural and natural artifacts of the ROM, including art installations, photography exhibits, and performance pieces. The ICC also coordinates the ROM’s involvement with major annual events in Toronto such as Nuit Blanche, Luminato, and the Toronto International Film Festival. The ICC has hosted many travelling exhibitions. One annual highlight each year is the Eva Holtby Lecture on Contemporary Culture.

Philosopher's Walk (Q7186161)

Philosopher's Walk is a scenic footpath located in the St George campus of the University of Toronto in Toronto, Ontario. It runs in the north-south direction along the ravine landscape created by Taddle Creek, once a natural waterway that was buried during the Industrial Age and is now flowing underground. The path is bounded by several Toronto landmarks, including the Royal Ontario Museum, the Royal Conservatory of Music, Trinity College, the University of Toronto Faculty of Music, and the University of Toronto Faculty of Law.

St. Patrick (Q7590990)

St. Patrick was a provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that was established in 1926. It lasted until 1967 when it was merged with St. Andrew to form St. Andrew—St. Patrick.

Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics (Q5030177)

The Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics (CITA) is a national research institute funded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, located at the University of Toronto in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. CITA's mission is "to foster interaction within the Canadian theoretical Astrophysics community and to serve as an international center of excellence for theoretical studies in astrophysics." CITA was incorporated in 1984.

University of St. Michael's College (Q3551675)

The University of St. Michael's College is a college of the University of Toronto, founded in 1852 by the Congregation of St. Basil of Annonay, France. While mainly an undergraduate college for liberal arts and sciences, St. Michael's retains its Roman Catholic affiliation through its postgraduate theology faculty.