More Study Space Is on the Way

Robarts Common will create new spaces for students to study, collaborate and access the world’s digital knowledge

Open Book

The Human Library Project: This U of T grad student shared her story and a painful truth

Returning to Africa

U of T MasterCard Foundation scholar Sylvia Mwangi hopes to improve health care in Kenya

Pop-up Bike Lanes and Other Bright Ideas

How Robin Mazumder is helping to build better cities

Remembering Austin Clarke

U of T alum was among the first writers in Canada to pay attention to everyday life in Toronto. He was also a champion of social justice

Ruling the Pool

Olympic-bound Kylie Masse’s extraordinary ascent to the top of women’s swimming

The Konrad Group Helps Brands Boost their Digital Mojo

These U of T alumni help businesses from CBC to Coca-Cola thrive online

Parenting Guide

Mary Elizabeth Picher helps new parents better understand how little ones learn and grow

A Lesson for the World

Students visit Brazil to learn how it has cut poverty rates so dramatically

Making Women’s Grey Matter Matter

Lynn Posluns wants more brain-disease research to focus on females

Small is Beautiful

Alumnus David MacLean is creating a small-scale Toronto – his first step to miniaturizing the entire country

Robarts Expansion to Begin This Spring

Five-floor addition will boost study and meeting spaces

Colombo’s Reach

Many of Singapore’s leaders are U of T grads, thanks to a unique scholarship

Forward Momentum

Student Alex Harold is a champion fundraiser for muscular dystrophy

Photo: Courtney Keir

Theatre Students in Spotlight at Shaw Festival

U of T Mississauga students pull back the curtain on the unique world of repertory theatre

Following Two Dreams

A unique scholarship enabled Meghan Moore to combine her passions for music and science

Saying “Oui” to Inclusivity

Social justice champ Emilie Nicolas honoured

Degrassi Creator Gives Back

Linda Schuyler’s $1-million gift to U of T celebrates cinema

The Power of Ideas

TEDx manager Becca Pace is helping the world listen in – and speak up

Cultivating Leaders

The Institute for Management and Innovation, a progressive school of management, launches at U of T Mississauga

N’sheemaehn Child Care Centre

The meaning behind the name of the N’sheemaehn Child Care Centre at U of T Scarborough is as interesting as the person who helped name it

Photo by Liam Sharp

Incredible Impact – in Education

The Katherine Ballantine Coutts Admission Scholarship is one part of a bigger strategy by U of T to provide more financial support to its students

Photo by Heather Pollack

A Woman on the Run

As her 50s approached, Margaret Webb set out to run her fastest-ever marathon… and write a book about aging and fitness

New Sculpture Honours Norman Bethune’s Legacy

The U of T-educated doctor had a huge impact on health

Walking in Mandela’s Footsteps

A new U of T student award promotes the ideals of Nelson Mandela

The Three-Minute Thesis

Students vie to condense years of research into an elevator pitch and win $1,000

Mona Gauthier Revealed Estrogen’s Role in Breast and Ovarian Cancers

U of T scientist helped discover key factor in risk for breast, ovarian cancers

A Robot That Helps Make Babies

Micro device developed at U of T could dramatically boost IVF’s effectiveness

A Fine Set of Pipes

Being hired as the first female organist at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London, England was music to Rachel Mahon’s ears.

Help in a Heartbeat

Toronto’s public defibrillators could save more lives if they were placed in better locations, U of T researchers find

Gift on the Ground

A $1-million donation supports environmental research in Scarborough’s Rouge Park

Security in a Heartbeat

Tired of typing in passwords? A new device can identify you by your unique cardiac rhythm

Get Better, Sooner

Seamless Mobile Health aims to reduce hospital readmissions following surgery and save millions in medical costs

Flights of Peace

Antoine Pappalardo is the CEO of a Toronto-based airline that flies aid missions to many of the world’s hot spots

Song and Dance

At Derrick Fung’s site, fans buy more than music – they buy musical experiences

Supporting African Scholars

A $22.5-million donation from MasterCard Foundation will bring bright young students to U of T

Into the Wild

U of T partners with the Jane Goodall Institute to send students to Uganda to study endangered wildlife

Stress Buster

How personal changes led Bailey Vaez to promote wellness at work

Hands-on Learning

New College’s ONE program gets students into small classes – and out of the lecture hall

Photo by Orbelina Cortez

Get it? Got it. Good!

A new app lets profs track student comprehension in real time

Courtesy of John Switzer and Andrew Szende

Meet Our Alumni Governors

Governing Council’s alumni members discuss the big issues ahead for U of T

Photo courtesy of Sima Atri

In Pursuit of Justice

Two U of T students recommend reparations for victims of child soldiers in Uganda

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An Artist’s Legacy

Doris McCarthy’s life’s work finds a permanent home at U of T Scarborough

Courtesy of Ran Goel

Urban Farmer

Ran Goel is leading an agricultural revolution

An Anniversary to Remember

New College celebrates a half-century with a new scholarship

Photo by Cindy Blazevic

The Statue and the Monk

Sarah Richardson gets an insider’s perspective on the rise of religious monuments in India

Late Bloomer

A unique scholarship helps Trevor Crowe continue his education, long after he left high school

Author: Sharon Aschaiek