Greener News  - Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. Read.
View this email in your browser

The days are getting darker and the cold weather is creeping up on us. Make yourself comfy with a warm sweater (instead of ramping up your thermostat)! Cozy up to the November edition of Greener News, relax, and keep yourself up to date on green activities happening at U of T. 

This month’s habit in focus: Take care of yourself and those around you. Make it a habit to ask others how they're doing.
Gearing up for a sunny race through the Australian outback

Recommended reading: The Sustainability Office caught up with U of T's Blue Sky Solar Racing Club!
ICYMI: New Myhal Centre at U of T launches with hands-on open house

The Myhal Centre for Engineering Innovation & Entrepreneurship will help support sustainability and innovation.
Embedding sustainability in our everyday behaviour

Professor John Robinson says that to succeed in a green revolution, we need to focus on creating new social norms. 
Faculty of Medicine leaders partake in Indigenous blanket exercise 

Leaders at U of T’s Faculty of Medicine learned about Indigenous history with the KAIROS blanket exercise.
U of T students create carpooling app

"Weav" will match riders to drivers in order to support long-distance carpooling.
New Trinity College program is creating a new generation of green leaders

The new Butterfield Environment & Sustainability stream will develop solutions-driven students.
Young U of T scholar works to reduce the gender gap in STEM

Ismael Mourifié is using economic theory to promote job equality in STEM.
U of T lab explores the effect AI can have on Canadian immigration systems

Munk School's Citizen Lab studies possible repercussions of artificial intelligence on immigration.
Study examines issues LGBTQ people in poverty face in mental health care

U of T study shows quality mental health care is still inaccessible for many LGBTQ people living in poverty.

Distress can manifest itself differently for everybody. U of T Student Life offers various resources for when life gets complicated.

Listen to this U of T podcast and find out how positive feelings can improve personal well-being and relationships!
Study examines issues homeless adults face with end-of-life care
U of T study finds that reading fiction contributes to personal growth
Toronto is segregated by race and income, new U of T research shows
Wed, Nov 7 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Enjoy a delicious $10 lunch in the New College dining hall! All proceeds will be donated to the United Way.
Wed, Nov 7th 5:30-6:30 pm
Come see what volunteering at Bikechain involves (no mechanical experience required). 
Fri, Nov 9th 10:20-11:00 am
Join the U of T community in remembering faculty, staff, alumni and students that have fallen in action.
Opening Reception Nov 10th 6-9 pm
Explore what "being terrestrial" means with U of T prof. and curator Mark Cheetham and other Canadian artists.
Tue Nov 27 - Thu Nov 29th
The U of T Swap Shop is hosting their annual sale, with all proceeds going to charity! Donations are currently being accepted.
Tue, Nov 20th 6-9 pm
Experts will discuss how sustainable finance hubs may help the world meet global climate targets.
Wed, Nov 21 1-5 pm
Bring your unused items and find ones that are New to You at this Swap Event at New College! 
Thu, Nov 22 11 am - 1 pm
Join Get Crafty on Nov 22 for a free drop-in session and make your own holiday gift bag and tag from reused materials!
If you need to print, remember to print double-sided and cut your paper consumption in half! 
Like being kept up to date on campus Sustainability News? Why don't you forward this to a friend?
Did someone send you this newsletter, and you want to subscribe?  Thanks for the compliment!

Copyright © 2018 Sustainability Office, All rights reserved.

You can always update your preferences or unsubscribe from this list

Email Marketing Powered by Mailchimp