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A Better University

At the end of David Naylor’s term as president, the student experience is stronger, research and innovation are booming and the global impact of Toronto alumni is greater than ever

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Building Boom

Since 2005, a total of 37 major building projects have been completed or are now underway

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Boundless Mission

The university’s current fundraising campaign will create a legacy for tomorrow’s students, faculty and staff – and for Canada

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A Great Cause

David Naylor talks about the past eight years and his plans for the future

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Duddy and Me

Ted Kotcheff made almost 20 movies during his career – but it was a pair of small films that really got critics to take notice

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Letters to the Editor

Readers discuss climate change, traffic in Toronto and the history of Regent Park

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Onwards

President David Naylor reflects on his years at U of T

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Public Health Gets a Promotion

The Dalla Lana School becomes the university’s newest faculty

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YouTube’s Favourite Doctor

Prof. Michael Evans’ videos on health are viral sensations

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Onoscatopoeia

Hart House’s choir members only use one instrument: their voices

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At Your Service

Personal librarians help first-year students understand U of T’s libraries

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A Home for Innovators

New Innovation Complex will prepare next generation of entrepreneurs

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Making Boardroom Equality a Reality

Rotman’s programs for women help bolster careers and leadership abilities

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Path of Excellence

Outgoing provost Cheryl Misak on U of T: “We need to preserve this gem”

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A Promise to Future Generations

A U of T group encourages participants to protect the Earth for future generations

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Athletic Champion

Kevin Reed supports the Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport because he believes in the life-altering benefits of athletics

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Incentive for New Donors

Ottawa recently made charitable giving much more attractive for first-time donors

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In Memoriam: J.N. Patterson Hume

As a co-founder of the computer science department, Hume helped usher in the Information Age

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In Memoriam: Roxana Ng

Roxana Ng’s focus on human rights and social justice shaped the field of immigration studies

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An “A” for Teamwork

You’ve heard of crowdfunding. With crowdmarking, a U of T prof hopes to change how students are evaluated

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The Augmented Body

A learning tool that combines gaming software, 3-D modelling and a CT scan could change how students learn anatomy

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Nanofacturing

From making golf clubs stronger to designing water repellant garments

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When Germs Get Tougher

An Internet-based surveillance system gives physicians the ability to track dangerous new strains of tuberculosis in real time

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The Geography of Pollution

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

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Eyes Everywhere

Recent revelations about governments spying on their citizens should have us all concerned about abuse of power

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First Contact

A professor at the Dunlap Institute is trying to answer one of the biggest questions in all of science: Is there intelligent life beyond Earth?

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Garbage into Gas

An idea developed at U of T would help turn polluting oilsands waste into clean-burning hydrogen gas

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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

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Song and Dance

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

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Tour de Force

In Normandy, U of T students teach visitors about Canada’s role in the Second World War

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Silver Screen Gangster

Derek Tsang plays criminals in movies, but directs films about love and family

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International Love Affair

For Francesca Valente, an Italian cultural mediator, and Branko Gorjup, a Croatian scholar of Canadian literature, shared passions have resulted in a truly international love affair

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Breaking Away

For most of us, 27,000 km would be an unbearably long flight. Ali Burke is cycling that far

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Cycling from Alaska to Argentina

Ali Burke shares her cycling experiences – midway through her 27,000-kilometre ride

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Activism

While on a mission to save the Borneo rainforest, Emily Hunter realized environmentalism needs a rethink

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Grousing with Grace

Amy Fish understands the fine art of complaining. Here, she shares some tips to help the rest of us get our way

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Domestic Doyennes

Household Science students learn the art and science of cooking

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Building Boom

Since 2005, a total of 37 major building projects have been completed or are now underway

recent post image

Tour de Force

In Normandy, U of T students teach visitors about Canada’s role in the Second World War

recent post image

A Better University

At the end of David Naylor’s term as president, the student experience is stronger, research and innovation are booming and the global impact of Toronto alumni is greater than ever

recent post image

A Home for Innovators

New Innovation Complex will prepare next generation of entrepreneurs

recent post image

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

recent post image

An “A” for Teamwork

You’ve heard of crowdfunding. With crowdmarking, a U of T prof hopes to change how students are evaluated

recent post image

The Geography of Pollution

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

recent post image

Silver Screen Gangster

Derek Tsang plays criminals in movies, but directs films about love and family

recent post image

Duddy and Me

Ted Kotcheff made almost 20 movies during his career – but it was a pair of small films that really got critics to take notice

recent post image

Grousing with Grace

Amy Fish understands the fine art of complaining. Here, she shares some tips to help the rest of us get our way

recent post image

At Your Service

Personal librarians help first-year students understand U of T’s libraries

recent post image

The Augmented Body

A learning tool that combines gaming software, 3-D modelling and a CT scan could change how students learn anatomy

recent post image

Onwards

President David Naylor reflects on his years at U of T

recent post image

In Memoriam: J.N. Patterson Hume

As a co-founder of the computer science department, Hume helped usher in the Information Age

recent post image

A Great Cause

David Naylor talks about the past eight years and his plans for the future

recent post image

Song and Dance

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

recent post image

Letters to the Editor

Readers discuss climate change, traffic in Toronto and the history of Regent Park

recent post image

Athletic Champion

Kevin Reed supports the Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport because he believes in the life-altering benefits of athletics

recent post image

Breaking Away

For most of us, 27,000 km would be an unbearably long flight. Ali Burke is cycling that far

recent post image

Making Boardroom Equality a Reality

Rotman’s programs for women help bolster careers and leadership abilities

recent post image

Onoscatopoeia

Hart House’s choir members only use one instrument: their voices

recent post image

When Germs Get Tougher

An Internet-based surveillance system gives physicians the ability to track dangerous new strains of tuberculosis in real time

recent post image

Activism

While on a mission to save the Borneo rainforest, Emily Hunter realized environmentalism needs a rethink

recent post image

First Contact

A professor at the Dunlap Institute is trying to answer one of the biggest questions in all of science: Is there intelligent life beyond Earth?

recent post image

Cycling from Alaska to Argentina

Ali Burke shares her cycling experiences – midway through her 27,000-kilometre ride

recent post image

Garbage into Gas

An idea developed at U of T would help turn polluting oilsands waste into clean-burning hydrogen gas

recent post image

Eyes Everywhere

Recent revelations about governments spying on their citizens should have us all concerned about abuse of power

recent post image

In Memoriam: Roxana Ng

Roxana Ng’s focus on human rights and social justice shaped the field of immigration studies

recent post image

Public Health Gets a Promotion

The Dalla Lana School becomes the university’s newest faculty

recent post image

Boundless Mission

The university’s current fundraising campaign will create a legacy for tomorrow’s students, faculty and staff – and for Canada

recent post image

A Promise to Future Generations

A U of T group encourages participants to protect the Earth for future generations

recent post image

YouTube’s Favourite Doctor

Prof. Michael Evans’ videos on health are viral sensations

recent post image

International Love Affair

For Francesca Valente, an Italian cultural mediator, and Branko Gorjup, a Croatian scholar of Canadian literature, shared passions have resulted in a truly international love affair

recent post image

Nanofacturing

From making golf clubs stronger to designing water repellant garments

recent post image

Domestic Doyennes

Household Science students learn the art and science of cooking

recent post image

Incentive for New Donors

Ottawa recently made charitable giving much more attractive for first-time donors

recent post image

Path of Excellence

Outgoing provost Cheryl Misak on U of T: “We need to preserve this gem”

Category: Autumn 2013