Home Smart Home

Professor Alex Mihailidis is designing an “intelligent” house that will help dementia sufferers

By Grand Design

A $14-million gift from John and Myrna Daniels will transform the Faculty of Architecture

A Nobel Gesture

Dr. Oliver Smithies has created a visiting lectureship to inspire students

Raising the Bar

Law grad Cathy Spoel provides a boost for track and field

U of T Launches School of Public Health

$20-million gift from Paul Dalla Lana creates new medical hub

Rotman Roars Ahead

Key donors provide $28 million for programs and expansion

Stage Presence

Janet Bessey’s gift will help preserve Hart House Theatre’s role on campus

A Scientist’s Legacy

Toronto group creates scholarship in honour of Marie Curie Sklodowska

Scholarship Will Support New Canadians

Thillart Family Scholarship in Management recognizes the challenges new immigrants face

Varsity Track Gets New Name

The Davenport Family Foundation supports Varsity Centre campaign in memory of John L. Davenport

Tanenbaums Create Engineering Scholarships

Tanenbaums pledge $1 million to support admission scholarships in the Department of Civil Engineering

Donor Supports “Helping” Disciplines

Nora Post decided to donate to U of T where her money would make the greatest impact for students

Donating BCE Shares Yields Tax Benefit

U of T and donor benefit from donated shares

History Professor Creates Holocaust Essay Prize

Endowed essay prize recognizes academic excellence in Holocaust Studies

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

Hal Jackman Doubles Gift to the Humanities

Largest commitment ever by an individual to the humanities at a Canadian university

Ms. Patten’s Opus

Donation from Governing Council chair will refurbish Con Hall organ

Band of Brothers

Fraternity sets up scholarship from house proceeds

Out of the Blue

$1.5-million gift surprises Emmanuel College principal Peter Wyatt

To Our Health

$10 million Bloomberg gift will transform nursing faculty

The Constant Donor

Guy Mills contributes to the National Scholarship program every year

Friends of the Library

Heggie bequest will support the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

Building a Better Heart

Milligan gift will fund graduate fellowships in biomedical engineering

Making Peace

Donation gives students of social change opportunity to work in Sri Lanka

Alumni Leave Their Mark on Con Hall

Mirvishes dedicate three seats

A Grand Gesture

New scholarship will support students of classical piano

Toronto Developer Backs Future Urban Designers

Students will travel to Latin American cities to gain new perspectives

Munk Centre Receives $5 Million Endowment

Gift will create new programs

$3.5-Million Gift to Economics

Fortune-building Ira Gluskin honours father, Max

He’s Our Man

Leonard Cohen contributes parts of his past to U of T library

Taking Stock

New federal rules allow donors to give stock without tax

MDS and Rotman Create $30,000 Award for Leadership

MDS Inc. honours its past president and CEO with leadership award for incoming Rotman student

The Origins of English

Grant will support research and writing of dictionary entries for the earliest English words

Good Karma

Buddhist group Tung Lin Kok Yuen, gives $4 million to U of T

Embracing Korea

Centre for Korean Students established with $3.2-million gift from the Korea Foundation

Cinema Studies Turns 30

Producer Robert Lantos helps Innis mark milestone by chairing the college’s $7-million fundraising campaign

Fostering Leaders in Law

Gift from former chairman of Blake, Cassels & Graydon’s, creates scholarships for engineering and law

An Island History

Gift to Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library honours of former UC principal

Alumni Launch Campaign to Restore Convocation Hall

UTAA hopes its gift serves as a catalyst for other donations

Hats Off to Nurses

Bluma Appel’s donation will provide nursing students with infectious disease training

The Evolution of Medicine

Donation creates the Pauline M.H. Mazumdar Chair in the History of Medicine

Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies Receives $1 Million

Centre receives its largest donation since the undergraduate program was founded

Help for Scarborough Students

New UTSC scholarships support students interested in women’s issues

Renowned Scholar Joins Dentistry

Nobel Biocare Chair in Prosthodontics

Coming Soon to a Theatre Near You

Saturday Night Live creator remembers Hart House Theatre

Stepping Up

HSBC Bank Canada Steps to University program opens the door to post-secondary education

New Home for University College Students

Russell and Katherine Morrison’s gift to student life on campus

Bringing Good Skills to Life

Academic Skills Centre at the University of Toronto at Mississauga receives gift from three community partners

Seeds of Hope

Gift to U of T will help students make the most of their opportunity

Learning to Lead

Seminars and workshops bring alumni back share their expertise with students

A Farewell Gift to Last Forever

Award named in honour of Interim President, Frank Iacobucci

Learning about Learning

The Institute of Child Study kicks off a fundraising campaign as it marks 80 years

Science Librarianship Established at UTM

AstraZeneca Canada provides $250,000 for reference librarian

Educating CEOs

Centre for Integrative Thinking gets $10-million boost from Marcel Desautels

A Divine Campaign

Gift will create the Margaret E. Fleck Chair in Anglican Studies

A Room of Her Own

Law faculty will name a room after Supreme Court Justice Rosalie Abella

Fantastic Voyage

High school students made a birchbark canoe and sent it to U of T

Category: Great Gifts