Stories in ‘Autumn 2011’
Fifty years after the publication of his most famous works, we’re still making sense of all Marshall McLuhan had to say
$1.8-million campaign will revitalize U of T’s culture and technology program and build on McLuhan’s legacy
Doctors have been trying for decades to classify mental illnesses. So why do precise definitions still elude us?
Modern life is 24-7, but there may be negative consequences to defying our body’s internal clock
U of T is committed to providing students with a unique, globally oriented learning experience
How much of our lives is really determined in the first four years?
Donny Ouyang, a second-year commerce student, has high hopes for his online tutoring service. The question is: Will students pay?
New global law degree is designed for execs who can’t take time off work
Master’s student Eric Wan helped develop software that allows anyone, including people with severe physical disabilities, to make music
Gala fundraiser at Great Hall in Hart House will mark Blues milestone
New program teaches integrative thinking to Toronto high school students
A unique scholarship helps Trevor Crowe continue his education, long after he left high school
Barbara Dick wants to ensure that grads can build on their academic experience throughout their lives
Fatema Pardhan phones grads for U of T’s Annual Fund. She, like many students, also benefits from the fund
Student-developed app helps people with speech problems express themselves – at a fraction of the cost of other devices
A criminology student questions long-standing assumptions about women and domestic violence
Why did the term “cybrarian” go out of style?
A technology developed at U of T to analyze cells could lead to earlier disease diagnoses and more targeted treatments
Advances in technology are bringing us robots that can interact naturally with humans
With the markets betting on a Greek default, and the situation in Spain deteriorating, a second global financial crisis looms
Professor Leah Cowen is researching a way to lower drug resistance in fungi
Entrepreneur David Lucatch is tearing down online language barriers
Dancer-turned-nurse Coralee McLaren helps children with physical disabilities
In his new book, Ray Robertson contemplates what makes life worth living
In her new book, Damned Nations, Samantha Nutt reflects on foreign aid and armed conflicts abroad
How two former political rivals created a life together
Gymnast Alexandra Borowik was one of 12 Varsity Blues athletes inducted recently into the U of T Sports Hall of Fame
Dyniss Roland Rainer dishes on becoming a vegetarian
Caterina Scorsone explores mental health issues while playing Dr. Amelia Shepherd on the show Private Practice
From bedding to kit bags, U of T women make items for the war effort