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What You Can Do with an Advanced Degree

Many recent PhD grads are professors, but a growing number, especially in the sciences, have landed jobs in the private sector

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Night Owls Unite

An all-night event at Hart House celebrated sleep – and the lack of it

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Off Script

U of T student Ayisha Lineo Gariba doesn’t play by the rules – while making films or while running her business

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The (Virtual) Shape of Water

Varsity Blues swimmers competed against a team in Britain – but neither left their own country

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Poll: Have You Ever Done a Digital Detox?

Many U of T students say no, but add that coursework doesn’t allow them to

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Twice the Impact

Paul and Alessandra Dalla Lana give U of T a second $20 million for public health and health-care systems

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Attracting Top International Grad Students to U of T

Edwin Leong establishes a $55,000 graduate scholarship to be awarded annually to two international students

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Editor Extraordinaire

Francess Halpenny helped turn U of T into an academic publishing powerhouse

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In Memoriam: Martin Hunter

The former artistic director of Hart House Theatre helped students tackle everything from Shakespeare to musicals

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Our Partners in Africa

On a visit to Ethiopia and Rwanda, U of T president Meric Gertler affirms the power of collaborations – and sees potential for new ones

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Top of the Class in Canada

Across international rankings, U of T remains one of the top publicly funded universities in the world

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Is Ending Homelessness in Toronto Possible?

For U of T student and Fix the 6ix founder Deanna Lentini, it’s a mission

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Velut Arbor ævo

What does U of T’s motto mean?

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Women Are in the House!

A unique U of T program that takes 100 female students to Parliament Hill aims to encourage more women to enter politics

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Poll: Have You Ever Switched Majors?

Many students change programs to pursue newfound interests

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The Serious Business of Being Funny

Trinity College student Celeste Yim is on a mission to get students laughing

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With Restored Sight Comes Opportunity and Hope

A gift from the Nanji family to U of T will help people “see the light of all the world”

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The Art of Design

Gord Dorrett explains why FORREC has given $100,000 to support a “critique room” at U of T’s new Daniels Building

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A Scholar Who Spoke Up for an Entire People

The question of a Kurdish homeland was central to Prof. Amir Hassanpour’s life and career

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In Memoriam: Jack Canfield

A passionate Wittgenstein scholar, he also pursued a spiritual practice in the Zen tradition

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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

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Selfie Central

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

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Music of the Heart

The Syed siblings use their voices to build a stronger Canada

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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

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What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

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

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U of T: Still Defying Gravity

President Meric Gertler looks ahead to his second term

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Poll: How Much Do You Spend Monthly on Housing?

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

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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

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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

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A Revolution in Artificial Intelligence

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

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Student Chefs Do Battle

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

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Action for Indigenous People

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

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ICUBE UTM

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

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U of T Gains Global Edge

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

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How Do You Eat in Space?

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

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Open, Playful Student Commons on the Way

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

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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

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In Memoriam: Rose Wolfe

Former chancellor remembered for her wit and warmth

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Gerard Charles Frost Exemplified the “Greatest Generation”

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

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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

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U of T: A Top-Tier University

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

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The Class of 2020

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

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Open Book

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

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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

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Returning to Africa

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

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World’s Easiest Book Club

This Hart House Library literary club is stress-free

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Oxford Bound

Rhodes Scholar Stephanie Gaglione is interested in vaccine development

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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

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In Memoriam: Russell J. Morrison

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

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An Historic Investment in Canadian Science and Innovation

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

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Rainbow Connection

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

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The Inner Lives of Gang Members

Professor Randol Contreras spends time with the Maravilla in Los Angeles

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Skule

Where did this misspelled moniker come from?

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A Mystery Intruder at UTM?

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

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Poll: How Many Languages Do You Speak?

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

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Helping Undergrads Refine Their Skills

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

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“The Oldest Profession in Canada”

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

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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

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Revitalizing University College

Leslie Noble donates $50K to the UC restoration project

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

Hart Professorships will boost early-career research and more

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What You Can Do with an Advanced Degree

Many recent PhD grads are professors, but a growing number, especially in the sciences, have landed jobs in the private sector

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Twice the Impact

Paul and Alessandra Dalla Lana give U of T a second $20 million for public health and health-care systems

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Off Script

U of T student Ayisha Lineo Gariba doesn’t play by the rules – while making films or while running her business

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Poll: Have You Ever Done a Digital Detox?

Many U of T students say no, but add that coursework doesn’t allow them to

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Editor Extraordinaire

Francess Halpenny helped turn U of T into an academic publishing powerhouse

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Attracting Top International Grad Students to U of T

Edwin Leong establishes a $55,000 graduate scholarship to be awarded annually to two international students

recent post image

Night Owls Unite

An all-night event at Hart House celebrated sleep – and the lack of it

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In Memoriam: Martin Hunter

The former artistic director of Hart House Theatre helped students tackle everything from Shakespeare to musicals

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The (Virtual) Shape of Water

Varsity Blues swimmers competed against a team in Britain – but neither left their own country

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150 Years of Varsity Football

Gala fundraiser at Great Hall in Hart House will mark Blues milestone

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Fine Art in Fabric

Art history prof Alexandra Palmer goes BIG with a ROM textile exhibition

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The Beat Goes On

U of T acquires the “ultimate insider” collection of Allen Ginsberg photos of key pop-culture figures from the 1950s–1990s

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Inside the Palace

Prof. Chen Shen reveals how life was in China’s Forbidden City

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A Vision for Tomorrow

Victoria University, the Faculty of Arts and Science and the Tanz Centre recently launched their own campaigns

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A Faculty Looks Ahead

Arts and Science proposal would enhance undergraduate learning and eliminate deficit, says dean

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Eastern Promise

U of T celebrates its connections to the Asia-Pacific region

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Concussion Solution

U of T students call on Ottawa to do more to protect athletes

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Digging Deep

How many new dinosaur species can one person help find? Professor David Evans is up to eight

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Defending the Arts

Chancellor Hal Jackman helps create $45-million endowment for the humanities and social sciences

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Join Us!

U of T’s high-tech recruitment strategy is yielding more top-notch applicants

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About Face

A popular social networking website is changing how students interact

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Robarts Expansion to Begin This Spring

Five-floor addition will boost study and meeting spaces

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The Great U of T Photo Contest

Three winners each received $500 for their stunning entries

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Champion of Accessibility

Professor Rod Michalko works to eradicate prejudices associated with being disabled

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John Evans Was a Champion of Innovative Medical Education

U of T’s ninth president truly changed the world

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The Next Internet Sensation?

Donny Ouyang, a second-year commerce student, has high hopes for his online tutoring service. The question is: Will students pay?

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Oscar Gold

Faculty members get nod from Academy, and the inaugural LGBTOUT Student Awards are presented

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Poculi Ludique Societas

U of T’s medieval drama group gives tell-all history on their Latin name

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A Neural Network for a New Millennium

Canada’s first Google fellow, Ilya Sutskever, is making breakthroughs in computer science

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Quidditch Craze

Harry Potter’s favourite sport is sweeping Canadian campuses

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A Financial First

New long-term debentures will help finance new residences for the double cohort

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Proof of Genius

Only the very best math students excel in the prestigious Putnam competition

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City Building

The Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design unveils a bold plan to transform historic One Spadina

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The Campus Guide to Architecture

New book by former architecture dean offers stunning photos of the University of Toronto’s three campuses

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Towards 2030

Planning for U of T’s third century

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Boundless!

U of T launches a historic $2 billion fundraising campaign

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Philosopher’s Walk

Plans are underway to refurbish the Queen Alexandra Gateway at the walk’s north end.

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The Social Historian

Professor Natalie Zemon Davis gives new life to history’s outsiders

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Business Expansion

Rotman School of Management launches $200-million fundraising campaign.

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Max Gluskin House

Renovation to the economics department wins second place in local people’s choice architecture awards

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Someone to Watch Over Us

Victoria welcomes back a familiar face

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Redemption Songs

U of T’s Gospel Choir gives the closing performance at the Toronto Jazz Festival

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Mentoring Young Moguls

Yasmin Razavi helps students start their own businesses

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The Virtual Search for the Perfect Roommate

A new U of T service helps students avoid Codomesticus noxious

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What Rankings Reveal

Global surveys place U of T among top universities worldwide in academic and research strength

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U of T Nabs Record Number of Juno Nominations

University members accrue 15 nods in seven categories

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In Transit

Commuter students find places to idle at U of T

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Restoring Robarts

$40-million renovation will boost study space, upgrade technology.

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A Home for Innovators

New Innovation Complex will prepare next generation of entrepreneurs

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BA Changing by Degrees

U of T’s 15-credit program eliminated

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Master of the Miniature

Postdoctoral fellow Naomi Matsuura wins the 2007 Polanyi Prize

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The Long Goodbye

ROSI, the aging online student service, is being replaced over the next several years with a friendlier, more flexible system

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Mini-Med School Mighty Successful

U of T experts discuss various health topics in public program

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Etiquette 101

U of T’s Faculty Club serves up a helping of manners to alumni, students and staff.

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Pole Star

Top-ranked pole vaulter Jason Wurster hits the European circuit

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To Boldly Go

U of T’s Dunlap Institute will step up the search for worlds beyond our solar system

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The Dream Maker

Isaac Olowolafe Jr. donates $25,000 to help students in New College’s African Studies program

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Building for the Blues

Kimel Family Field House gets the go-ahead

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Headz over Heels for Hip Hop

Student club Hip Hop Headz is devoted to all aspects of hip hop culture

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Lifelong Learning

Barbara Dick wants to ensure that grads can build on their academic experience throughout their lives

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