Save Your Money

An app from Vicis Labs aims to help millennials and the precariously employed manage their cash

Teaching Kids How to Code

U of T undergrads are bringing the language of computers to youth in Toronto’s low-income neighbourhoods. Will it “future-proof” them?

When Getting a Job Is Mission Impossible

Laws to end workplace discrimination against people with disabilities have mostly failed to boost employment. Sociologist David Pettinicchio wants to know why

Toronto’s Top Money Man

City manager Peter Wallace talks tough with politicians on taxes and spending

A Hub for Urban Innovation

The renovated Daniels Building at One Spadina will bring together scholars from across the university to envision an even better Toronto

Giving Younger Academics a Boost

The Hart Professorships – created through a historic $20-million bequest from the estate of Erwin Edward Hart – are bringing opportunity to the next generation of engineering research pioneers

Forensic Accountants Fight Back Against Fraud

U of T Mississauga aims to create global champions in the battle against white-collar crime

Helping Machine-Learning Startups Succeed

Artificial intelligence could soon transform almost everything. An innovative program at the Rotman School’s Creative Destruction Lab will help place U of T entrepreneurs at the forefront

A New “Front Door” for UTSC

U of T Scarborough has close ties with the community. A new building will help foster even stronger links

Making Money Out of Thin Air

U of T startup Exact Media finds a way to turn excess space into a business

Data Science Meets the Holiday Party

Unsure of how to pair wine with cheese? A U of T scientist offers a unique solution

Getting to Know You

How Tomi Poutanen is using artificial intelligence to help companies learn more about their customers’ preferences

Scaling Up

Tiff Macklem helped steer the Bank of Canada through the financial crisis, making it the envy of its global peers. Now, he aims to place the Rotman School among the world’s best

Joseph Rotman Was One of U of T’s Greatest Champions

The business visionary offered U of T not just donations but ideas and leadership

Robot, You Can Drive My Car

Automated vehicles are almost here, but governments have done little to prepare, U of T analysts warn

Pssst, Wanna Buy a Kidney?

Most people recoil at the thought of selling human organs. But supplying the right information can change attitudes, a U of T study finds

On the Right Track

Prof. Eric Miller wants to use improved data – and more of it – to help cities make better transit decisions

Co-operative and Productive City

There’s a wealth of knowledge within the university’s walls. It could be shared more often with municipal leaders

Smart and Creative City

There’s a wealth of innovative talent in Toronto. But we can do more to harness it effectively

Breaking News

U of T is rethinking how journalists get trained

Man on the Move

New Toronto mayor John Tory aims to get the city back on track

Meet Mississauga’s New Mayor

Bonnie Crombie calls U of T Mississauga a “nucleus for ideas, innovation and excellence”

A Digital Coach

Wearable software created by U of T grads aims to help hobby athletes up their game

From Dream to Reality

Canada’s next billion-dollar tech start-up might just come from U of T

Open for Business

U of T launches the Banting & Best Centre, one of North America’s largest entrepreneurial hubs

Testing the Waters

U of T offers undergrads the chance to try being entrepreneurs – without any of the risk

From Lab to Livelihood

Science graduate students learn how to turn cutting-edge research into viable businesses

A Better Path to Drug Discovery

Making pharmaceutical research more open could shave years off the time it takes to bring a new drug to market

A Creative Director for Toronto?

Jason Logan argues that what the city needs most are innovative, visual, urban design ideas

Restoring UC’s Glory

University College is embarking on an ambitious 10-year plan to renovate one of U of T’s most iconic buildings

The Challenge of Building in the Arctic

How should architecture adapt to the Far North’s unique climate and culture?

A Quicker Fix

A new app aims to smooth out the often prickly relationship between residents and property managers

Building for Your Health

Tye Farrow is creating architecture that can actually prevent disease

Town and Gown

A dynamic, world-class city and a top-ranked, global university have a lot to gain from each other, says U of T’s new president, Meric Gertler

An Urban Science Partnership in New York City

New York’s applied sciences research hub inspires new thinking in higher education

London’s Insight into International Students

International students play a pivotal role in strengthening the city

The Geography of Pollution

A PhD candidate’s low-cost sensors could be deployed across cities to gather highly local air-quality data

Business Ties

Governments should do more to encourage immigrant entrepreneurs to forge links with businesses in their native countries, according to a U of T report

Starting Up

They’re tech-savvy, creative and driven. Meet five young grads who have created their own unique careers

Taking on Goliath

A Toronto startup is using technology to reinvent how homes are bought and sold

Making Traffic Smarter

An intelligent transportation system could reduce wait times at traffic lights in Toronto by more than half

Making Traffic Smarter

An intelligent transportation system could reduce wait times at traffic lights in Toronto by more than half

The New Regent Park

A university community helps a neighbourhood transform

Towers of Song

A U of T music grad runs an innovative program to bring affordable music lessons to Regent Park youth

Pathways’ Progress

A homework support program involving OISE students has more than doubled high school graduation rates in Regent Park

Urban Crusader

CivicAction CEO Mitzie Hunter is a champion for a better Toronto

Is Air Quality Affecting Your Health?

A U of T prof is looking at the relationship between traffic emissions, health and how close people live to major roads

City Building

The Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design unveils a bold plan to transform historic One Spadina

Energy Superpower – or Underachiever?

Canada must co-ordinate its energy research better if it wants to be a global player, according to a U of T report

Photo by Brent Lewin

The Sage of Bay Street

David Rosenberg warned of a financial crisis few others saw coming. So why, amid ongoing global turmoil, is Bay Street’s most noted pessimist ready to change his tune?

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Property Value

Toronto’s land-use maps are important planning tools but they lack detail and are often out-of-date. Not for much longer

Subway to Mecca

The Saudi Arabian city is wrestling with a transit problem of Koranic proportions

Photo by Chris Thomaidis

Escaping Gridlock

What’s the solution to Toronto’s traffic problems?

Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images

Flood Control

As New Orleans rebuilds, U of T students are helping the city rethink its approach to water management

Toronto’s Waterfront Conundrum

Why can’t Toronto’s waterfront emulate Chicago’s? Land ownership, says political science student Gabriel Eidelman

Proof of Genius

Proof of Genius

Only the very best math students excel in the prestigious Putnam competition

Protecting the Jobless

Protecting the Jobless

How should employment insurance be reformed?

Photo of Donny Ouyang by Vince Talotta/GetStock.com

The Next Internet Sensation?

Donny Ouyang, a second-year commerce student, has high hopes for his online tutoring service. The question is: Will students pay?

Illustration: Robert Samuel Hanson

Your Loss is Your Gain

Should people get paid for shedding weight and pursuing a healthier lifestyle?

Islam and the Bible

Islam and the Bible

What do Arabic translations of Christianity’s holy book reveal about three of the world’s great religions?

Author: John Lorinc