The Magic and Tragedy of Street Art

Alumna Fathima Mohiuddin takes her art to where the people are

A Life in Blogging

Kerry Clare reflects on how her online oeuvre has shaped her journey

60 Seconds with Ariel Garten

Calming the monkey mind

Photo: Ryan Walker

Standing for Truth

Alumna Dana Wagner aims to keep politicians honest during the federal election campaign

Tree Hugger

Geography grad creates a whole new way to see the UTM grounds

Roadmap for Life

Camilla Gibb’s new book, This is Happy, reflects on past moments and intense grief and joy

From Homework to Teamwork

For Anil Persaud and Cynthia Jairam-Persaud, meeting as first-years meant growing up together

Cosmic Twins

Mercedes Richards unpacks an astronomical mystery

Forging a Nation

Adrienne Alison’s sculpture on Parliament Hill shows how cooperation and diversity won the War of 1812

Against Their Will

Being forced into marriage is an all-too-real nightmare for some Canadians

Ninja Power!

Alumni nab deal with Playstation for video game N++

Champion for Human Rights

Renu Mandhane will shape the province as Ontario’s newest Human Rights Commissioner

At Canada’s Own Jurassic Park

George Jacob is fascinated with museums: and is heading the new Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum in Alberta

Photo: Chris Thomaidis

Paperbacks Alongside 3D Printers

New Toronto city librarian Vickery Bowles wants everyone to read, write, create

Photo by Jon Horvatin

On the Job in the Cloud

Marwan and Hadi Aladdin aim to train the world’s workers

Following Two Dreams

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

Connecting through Film

The Toronto International Film Festival’s Reel Comfort program helps make those connections available to clients in mental-health programs

Seoulmates

Exploring a new country linked video bloggers Simon and Martina Stawski to each other… and to the world

Designing a Sustainable City

Out of 82 entries from around the globe, the design of two Daniels Faculty graduates brought home the top prize in the SymbioticCities 2014 International Design Ideas Competition

Personal Best

A chronic condition doesn’t need to stop you from pushing yourself athletically

Keeping Thrill-Seekers Safe

Safety specialist Joelle Javier uses her engineering knowledge to make sure amusement park riders don’t get hurt

A New Way to Give

Shawn Ahmed’s Uncultured Project reinvents charity for the digital age

“I’m So Happy When I Write”

Continuing Studies program leads Sabrina Ramnanan to a publishing contract

Making a Mobile Marketplace

Jacob Korenblum connects people in areas where web access isn’t easy

One Man’s Life in Solitary

Lisa Valencia-Svensson’s award-winning film aims to change hearts

UC’s Fireball Lit This Match

Travels together and adventures apart have created the perfect balance for Farrah Schwartz and Rob Manne

KarmaGrow is Rooted in Tradition

Volunteer gardeners put fresh food in the food bank

A Journey with Marco Polo

Benjamin Olshin’s map research suggests an unexpectedly connected 13th-century world

Join the Science Party!

In her book Sex, Drugs and Rock ‘n’ Roll, Zoe Cormier explores the workings of our rowdiest pastimes

Breaking News

Jonathan Keebler’s software has changed the way you stay up to date

21st-Century Law

A U of T grad is helping Ontario courts join the digital age

The Power of Ideas

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

Seeing Through a New Lens

Betty Xie’s film documents what happens in a community faced with the threat of eviction

The Two of Us – School Story

For Brock Laschowski and Katherine Cornacchia, a proposal on Front Campus capped a very U of T romance

Designer at Play

A standing ovation for an award-winning chair

The Investigative Spirit

How a Munk School fellowship helped a religion major turn journalist

Sleuthing Toronto’s Odd History

How a history degree led Cameron to a job designing scavenger hunts in downtown Toronto

Woman’s Time

Around the world, there’s a shift happening for women and girls, says activist Sally Armstrong

Sweet Legacy

The University of Toronto Chapter of the Canadian Diabetes Association carries on a proud U of T tradition

A Conversation with India

Nisha Pahuja’s documentary film about women becomes a force for change

The Two of Us

For Donald and Hana Nute, home straddles two different worlds.

Preventing a Mass Poisoning

Alumna Shahreen Reza hopes to roll out her coconut-husk pump filter across Bangladesh

A Creative Director for Toronto?

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

Yes, You can Sing!

Mark Daboll’s PleaseJudgeMe.com website helps people improve their voice

60 Seconds with Aelita Brivins

What you don’t know about how you’re communicating

Building for Your Health

Tye Farrow is creating architecture that can actually prevent disease

Brew Crew

Lee Tseng’s craft beers are a hit in Shanghai

Suspense on Spaniel Island

Suzanne Kingsmill is a zoologist, carpenter and mystery author — which leads to some unusual storylines

How to Build a Sustainable City

Can Toronto cut emissions by 80 per cent? If it’s up to Nadine Ibrahim, yes

A Reunion to Remember

Ann Nguyen and Paul Hiscock, two engineers from different worlds, decide to put a ring on it

The World in a City

Beautiful portraits of U of T grads are part of Cosmopolis — a unique project to celebrate diversity in Toronto

World Changer

Katharine Hayhoe is one of the world’s top voices for climate action

Good Neighbour

Nicolas Koff is helping crowdfund community improvement projects

60 Seconds With Yoni Freedhoff

This doc prescribes chocolate

Singing It for Themselves

Erin Bardua and Maureen Batt founded an opera company that’s not highbrow or high-cost, but simply fun

The Big Tasty

How Zella Palmer Cuadra’s MA project became a cookbook

A Medal for Mettle

Police Sergeant Jeffery Alderdice wasn’t sure how he’d react to the dangers of Afghanistan, but he more than passed his test of courage

Spectacular

Claire Battershill’s new short story collection, Circus, explores the extraordinary

Spreading Smiles

Johanna Schaeffer and Harold Isaacs brighten many lives through their volunteer work

A Bright Light

Dorrian Porter builds a monument to visionary Nikola Tesla in Silicon Valley

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