Press Releases

Faculty of Information Announcements to Media
Friday, December 16, 2016
MEDIA ADVISORY

(December 16, 2016, Toronto, ON) — The Toronto Technoscience Research Unit at the University of Toronto is doing its part to stop crucial scientific and environmental information from possibly disappearing with the change of U.S. administration.

Tomorrow they are hosting a “guerrilla archiving event” to preserve at-risk climate and environmental data before president-elect Donald Trump takes office.

Heritage Toronto Honours McLuhan Coach House

Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Media Advisory from the University of Toronto

Heritage Toronto, along with City Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam and Professor Meric Gertler, President, University of Toronto, will today formally recognize the “Coach House” today as the place where the late Marshall McLuhan built the very foundation of Toronto’s mushrooming power in digital media. He did so in ways that only later became mainstream, like his famous observation, “the medium is the message.”

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
What’s Next for the University of Toronto’s Centre for Culture and Technology?
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
PRESS RELEASE from the UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO

(Toronto, ON) — Technology. Porn. Networks. Intimacy. These words litter the bookshelves of Faculty of Information Assistant Professor Patrick Keilty, who has already made publishing history within the field of information studies —twice.

U of T Reviving Marshall McLuhan’s Global Village of Intellectual Thinkers

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
MEDIA ADVISORY from the UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO

(Toronto, ON)—The Group of Seven. The Rat Pack. The Toronto School of Communication. Groups that became famous worldwide for their expertise. Each had a disruptive, genius leader.

U of T’s Faculty of Information Appoints Wendy Duff as Dean

Tuesday, July 19, 2016
PRESS RELEASE from the UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO

The Faculty of Information (iSchool) at the University of Toronto has named Professor Wendy Duff as its ninth Dean, for a two-year term. After serving as Interim Dean since January, Prof. Duff’s officially became Dean as of July 1, 2016, succeeding Professor Seamus Ross, who completed his term in December 2015.