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Outside the Box

U of T alumna Margaret Russocki was a leading modernist architect in Toronto — and one of the few women in her field

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This “Bomber” Actually Saved Countless Lives

U of T alumnus Harold Johns pioneered a new kind of cancer treatment dubbed the “cobalt bomb”

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Seeking Refuge from Nazi Persecution, the MS St. Louis Was Turned Away at Every Port

U of T community members sought to help Jewish refugees during the Second World War

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She Walks in Beauty

Astronomer Helen Sawyer Hogg not only researched the stars, but explained them in a heavenly manner to students and the public

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Where Do You Go, My Lovelies?

Fred and Norah Urquhart’s lifelong quest for the hidden kingdom of the Monarch butterfly

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Anatomy of an Illustrator

Artist Maria Torrence Wishart founded U of T’s 90-year-old medical illustration department, now a thriving master’s program

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The Spy Among Us

U of T prof Pat Bayly headed up North America’s first spy school and developed an “unbreakable” cipher machine during the Second World War

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Doctor of Courage

Rejected by American universities, Alexander T. Augusta completed his medical degree at Trinity Medical College then used his skills to fight for civil rights in his homeland

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Doctor of Courage

Rejected by American universities, Alexander T. Augusta completed his medical degree at Trinity Medical College then used his skills to fight for civil rights in his homeland

recent post image

The Spy Among Us

U of T prof Pat Bayly headed up North America’s first spy school and developed an “unbreakable” cipher machine during the Second World War

recent post image

Anatomy of an Illustrator

Artist Maria Torrence Wishart founded U of T’s 90-year-old medical illustration department, now a thriving master’s program

recent post image

Where Do You Go, My Lovelies?

Fred and Norah Urquhart’s lifelong quest for the hidden kingdom of the Monarch butterfly

recent post image

She Walks in Beauty

Astronomer Helen Sawyer Hogg not only researched the stars, but explained them in a heavenly manner to students and the public

recent post image

Seeking Refuge from Nazi Persecution, the MS St. Louis Was Turned Away at Every Port

U of T community members sought to help Jewish refugees during the Second World War

recent post image

This “Bomber” Actually Saved Countless Lives

U of T alumnus Harold Johns pioneered a new kind of cancer treatment dubbed the “cobalt bomb”

recent post image

Outside the Box

U of T alumna Margaret Russocki was a leading modernist architect in Toronto — and one of the few women in her field

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