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U of T’s First Social Network Casts a Long Shadow

Before Facebook, and before Reddit, there was BIOME—the social networking site at U of T that rivaled both at its peak. Helmed by Corey Goldman, now the Associate Chair of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, BIOME was just a simple single-threaded discussion board for his biology students when it first went online in 1998. But after …


Connecting with Students through Webinars

Don Boyes is a senior lecturer with the Department of Geography and Program in Planning at U of T. He lectures at both the undergraduate and graduate level. In Boyes’ introductory courses (GGR272 and GGR273 ), students acquire the basic knowledge for using geographic information systems (GIS) in digital mapping and spatial analysis. In Boyes’ …

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