The High Cost of a Home

Faculty and students at Toronto’s four universities will work together to seek answers to the city’s housing crisis

Selfie Central

U of T students greet Trudeau before his talk on trade – and Trump

Music of the Heart

The Syed siblings use their voices to build a stronger Canada

Margaret Addison Hall

This grad devoted much of her career to supporting young women at U of T, so Victoria University named a residence after her

What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

Varsity Blues’ Gabriela Stafford on her success as a track star

U of T: Still Defying Gravity

President Meric Gertler looks ahead to his second term

Poll: How Much Do You Spend Monthly on Housing?

Many U of T students live with roomies to manage the rent

Transforming the Heart of St. George Campus

U of T Alumni Association’s lead gift to the Landmark Project will help re-envision green space

A Legacy of Mentorship

U of T creates memorial scholarship and chair in honour of alumnus Geoff Taber, who died tragically in a fire in 2016

A Revolution in Artificial Intelligence

Toronto’s Vector Institute aims to attract the world’s leading minds in a booming field

Student Chefs Do Battle

Tasty appetizer earns U of T second place in international cooking competition

Action for Indigenous People

The university aims to hire more Indigenous faculty and staff, recruit more students

ICUBE UTM

The name of this U of T Mississauga business accelerator refers to three “i” words central to entrepreneurship

U of T Gains Global Edge

Applications from several countries soar as international students rethink where to attend university

How Do You Eat in Space?

UTM students design educational games about life on the International Space Station

Open, Playful Student Commons on the Way

“We’re incredibly excited to see it come to fruition,” says UTSU president Jasmine Wong Denike

Poll: Does the idea of starting your own business appeal to you?

The students we asked liked the greater autonomy and creativity that running their own show allows

In Memoriam: Rose Wolfe

Former chancellor remembered for her wit and warmth

Gerard Charles Frost Exemplified the “Greatest Generation”

U of T alumnus cultivated a legacy of service and a commitment to family and community

A New Sense of Community at the School of Graduate Studies

Renovated space marries history with innovation to better serve U of T’s booming grad student population

U of T: A Top-Tier University

“These results demonstrate our world-class performance in teaching,” says U of T president Meric Gertler

The Class of 2020

U of T’s newest undergraduates: Who they are and where they’re from

Open Book

The Human Library Project: This U of T grad student shared her story and a painful truth

Poll: Do You Generally Prefer to Read Text in Print or Online?

U of T students have spoken: Print is far from dead, but online has its place, too

Returning to Africa

U of T MasterCard Foundation scholar Sylvia Mwangi hopes to improve health care in Kenya

World’s Easiest Book Club

This Hart House Library literary club is stress-free

Oxford Bound

Rhodes Scholar Stephanie Gaglione is interested in vaccine development

In Memoriam: Jim Delaney

A trusted adviser to students and U of T presidents, this staff member was also open about his mental health challenges

In Memoriam: Russell J. Morrison

One of U of T’s most generous benefactors helped improve study spaces for students

An Historic Investment in Canadian Science and Innovation

$190 million will be spent upgrading U of T’s research labs

Rainbow Connection

U of T was decked out in bright colours in June to celebrate Pride

The Inner Lives of Gang Members

Professor Randol Contreras spends time with the Maravilla in Los Angeles

Skule

Where did this misspelled moniker come from?

A Mystery Intruder at UTM?

A new mobile game helps orient first-year students to the Mississauga campus

Poll: How Many Languages Do You Speak?

U of T students typically know at least two. That’s deux, dos, or dois

Helping Undergrads Refine Their Skills

New feedback tools from engineering will help students home in on weaknesses – and strengths

“The Oldest Profession in Canada”

Students in Laurie Bertram’s class explore a history that’s often hidden

The Art of the Deal

U of T Art Museum’s Barbara Fischer talks about the merging of two campus galleries – and what it means for visitors

Revitalizing University College

Leslie Noble donates $50K to the UC restoration project

Alumnus Leaves Landmark $20-million Bequest to U of T Engineering

Hart Professorships will boost early-career research and more

Antarctica Bound

Rhodes Scholar Jessica Phillips wants to help protect the continent’s ecosystem – and its penguins

Ain’t No Half-Steppin’

This hip-hop crew “killed it” at U of T’s first Urban Dance Competition

Where Every Day Is Throwback Thursday

Karen Suurtamm helps bring the U of T Archives to students raised on social media

Robots That Play Soccer

At the end of the course, teams pit their robots against each other in an actual match on a mini-“field”

Campus Reflections

A Faculty of Music alum reimagines an iconic view of U of T

Poll: What Social Media Platform Do You Spend the Most Time On?

Students favour Facebook for connecting with family and friends

“We Can Do Better, We Will Do Better”

U of T is creating a new centre to help prevent and respond to sexual violence

Drumming Up Support

U of T alum honours late father with a fellowship for percussion students

Art’s Healing Power

A residential schools assignment led student Lisa Boivin to take up digital painting

Luella Massey Studio Theatre

A tribute to a much beloved administrator

Ruling the Pool

Olympic-bound Kylie Masse’s extraordinary ascent to the top of women’s swimming

U of T’s Olympians

More than 400 alumni have participated in the Olympics and Paralympics

Carbon Busters

How can Toronto reduce its greenhouse gas emissions? Munk School students propose the ways

Commuter U

Almost a third of Toronto university students spend two hours or more a day commuting, survey finds

Support You Can Bank On

U of T teams up with RBC to create new resources for student entrepreneurs

A Day to Remember

Highlights from this year’s spring convocations

Lift Weights to Lift Mood

U of T opens one of the first research facilities in the world to integrate the study of physical activity and mental health

Such a Long Journey

Almost 500 people become Canadian citizens at Convocation Hall ceremony

U of T to Take Action on Truth and Reconciliation Commission

There is a window open now – but it won’t stay open forever, says James Bird, an indigenous student at U of T

Creative Destruction Lab

Rotman’s innovation lab is all about disrupting the status quo

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