Witness to War

While visiting Somalia in 1995, doctor and U of T professor Samantha Nutt experienced the hardship and rawness of bloodshed. Now, the founder of War Child Canada says she’s “driven every day” to help children harmed by conflict

A Century at Convocation Hall

The educational experience has changed dramatically in the past 100 years, but U of T grads from all generations still share one thing in common: a degree bestowed at Con Hall

Behind Enemy Lines

U of T grads John Kenneth Macalister and Frank Pickersgill trained as spies during the Second World War. An unlucky break brought their lives to a tragic end

The Schools We Want

U of T’s Centre for Urban Schooling aims to help youths in disadvantaged neighbourhoods succeed

Towards 2030

How will we preserve excellence at the University of Toronto?

Reaching Out

The University of Toronto community engages in civic life

Oceans on Mars

Ridges on the red planet might have been shorelines

A Bad Wrap

Food packaging is a potential source of chemicals in the bloodstream

A Million Dollars, Baby

Computer science team vies for Netflix prize

How to Feel Rich Quick

Currencies with a high face value such as the Japanese yen make people feel wealthier

What You Eat Says about You

People who eat “good” foods are perceived as more trustworthy, study finds

Green Radio

CIUT’s environmental show advocates for change

Young Pioneers

Eight U of T faculty and alumni named to Canada’s “Top 40 under 40”

The Northrop Frye You Never Knew

Book explores renowned prof’s personal life

Environmental Scientist of the Year

Geography prof Miriam Diamond wins Canadian Geographic award

New Places

Centre for the Study of France and an examination centre among new U of T facilities

Social Work Receives $15 Million

Faculty renamed in honour of Lynn Factor and Sheldon Inwentash

Goldrings Give $15.1 Million to Varsity, Victoria, Soldiers’ Tower

Gift to Varsity will support the construction of centre for high-performance sport

The Complete Cowboy Junkies

Media Commons collection spans 20 years of Canadian band’s history

Public Policy’s Crucial Role

Paul Cadario has given $1 million to support scholarships and a visiting fellowship at the School of Public Policy

The Road to Freedom

Marina Nemat’s long journey from Iranian prison to celebrated author brought her to U of T

UTAA President Brings International Perspective

Paul Cadario sees an opportunity to raise the U of T Alumni Association’s profile globally

Heavens Above

The ceiling in Flavelle House is a great example of art nouveau

Category: Autumn 2007