Fear of Numbers

Why do so many kids struggle with math?

Death Becomes Him

Novelist Andrew Pyper goes in for the kill

Pumpkins

School Spirits

Tales of the supernatural abound at U of T

Wiki Science

Faster and more open collaboration among scientists could yield a wealth of discoveries

Behind the Scenes

U of T couldn’t succeed without its dedicated and talented staff

Our New Look

A fresher, more assertive visual style for U of T Magazine

In Transit

Commuter students find places to idle at U of T

Fellowships for Global Health

Two newly graduated doctors will work in southern Africa – and learn about international health issues

Brain Gain

Many talented Canadian researchers are returning home from the U.S. And it’s not for the maple syrup.

Art in Venice

U of T curator Barbara Fischer is headed to the 2009 Venice Biennale with artist Mark Lewis

The Streak Ends

U of T’s football team snaps string of consecutive losses at 49

Bajan Sensation

Lifelong friends realize the dream of qualifying for the Olympics

Lunchtime Express

Five years, and thousands of meals later, Victoria students are still delivering lunches to those in need

Sunnier Days

High energy prices are giving solar cells a new-found lustre

Gimme Shelter

Students propose a new use for abandoned buildings

Gum Control

The case for universal dental care

Wii-hab

Jo-Anne Marcuz is using Nintendo’s Wii video game system to help kids in recovery

Blood Work

Portable device would offer hospitals a quicker way to test patients for infectious diseases

The Credit Crisis

Q&A with Rotman School of Management finance professor, Alan White

Big Blue

U of T and IBM are assembling Canada’s most powerful supercomputer

Justice for All

Lawyer Ann Schofield Baker took on U.S. Homeland Security – and won

A Memoir of Courage

Romy Shiller awoke from a five-month coma determined to rebuild her life

Toxic Trespass

Documentary film investigates the chemical soup around us

Iron Granny

Louise McGonigal is a two time half-Ironman champion

Peter Tan and Christine Ho Ping Kong

Architecture grads designed and built a house together in Toronto’s Junction neighbourhood

Will Barack Win?

Trinity grad John Ibbitson writes from the front lines of the most exciting American presidential race in modern history

60 Seconds With Roselyn Dyck-Cieszkowski

Q&A with U of T alumna and manager of the Niagara-on-the-lake winery, Cattail Creek

Year of the Activist

A debate 40 years ago marked the start of a greater say for students at U of T

Category: Autumn 2008