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Sleep in Grad School (or Lack Thereof)

by Amol Rao The IMS Magazine recently conducted a Graduate Student Sleep Survey as part of a feature on sleep. The results, which can be seen in infographic format in the Summer 2016 issue, are quite concerning. Approximately 40% of respondents were unsatisfied or...

Breaking through the experience barrier

by Bassam Abdellatif The University of Toronto boasts of its ability to guide and educate its students, regardless of their field, in preparing for their lives after graduation. While there are a variety programs, students must meet the university half-way and take...

It is fun to not ‘not-do’ but you have to know how

by Alon Eisenstein Teaching entrepreneurship is not new. It’s probably a lot older than most people would realize. In fact, a ‘recent’ paper (which is now over a decade old) has even argued that “the question of whether entrepreneurship can be taught is obsolete” and...

Entrepreneurship 100: Conversations on ideas

On Thursday, November 24 the Impact Centre brought a diverse panel of entrepreneurs to the University of Toronto as part of Entrepreneurship 100: Conversations. The focus of the evening was ideas, and during the evening the panel shared stories of ideation as well as...

Evaluating student learning outcomes

by Alon Eisenstein Dear prospective university/college students, As you are trying to decide on whether or not you should go to university or college (usually referred to as “post-secondary education” or PSE for short), you’re probably feeling the weight of this...