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Dean Bernard Etkin at the Institute of Aerospace open house U of T is composed of many colleges, faculties and departments, each with its own unique history and milestones to celebrate. Check this page regularly to find out the latest on the Sick Kids' Hospital Fund Drawdivisional anniversaries and join us in the celebrations!

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Picture of FIS buildingFaculty of Information Studies: 75th
The Faculty of Information Studies (FIS) is celebrating its 75th anniversary. From its founding as the Library School within the Ontario College of Education in 1928, FIS has gone through a series of changes – and different names – mirroring the growing importance of information management in society. Read more about how FIS, headquartered at Robarts Library, evolved into one of the best-equipped facilities in the world for teaching information studies.

University College logoUniversity College: 150th
For 150 years, University College has been a place where ideas begin. This year, UC celebrates a century and a half of nurturing an outstanding community of students, alumni, faculty and staff. Read more about their remarkable achievements and other highlights of UC’s history.

Areial photo of Scarborough campusUniversity of Toronto at Scarborough
(UTSC): 40th

From its origins as a college within the Faculty of Arts and Science, the University of Toronto at Scarborough (UTSC) has grown into a lively and diverse campus with a history and school spirit all its own. UTSC will mark 2004, the fortieth anniversary of its founding, by opening a management building and student centre. Read more about the past and future of UTSC.

Photo of Camel Department of Zoology: 150th
From an ex-minister who denounced Darwin to today’s research juggernaut, zoology at U of T has come a long way in 150 years. In 1853, when Reverend Hincks became the first professor at U of T to teach natural science, Charles Darwin was still going over his notes. Today U of T zoologists unravel the mysteries of life in the sea, land and air, and add to our growing knowledge of the interdependence of all life on earth. Read more about zoology’s 150th anniversary.

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