Northern Renaissance

U of T Mississauga’s North Building will house humanities, social sciences and provide a “backdrop for campus life”

Poll: Should Marijuana Be Completely Legalized in Canada?

“Yes!” say many U of T students, who believe the drug is less harmful than alcohol and cigarettes

A Lesson for the World

Students visit Brazil to learn how it has cut poverty rates so dramatically

Everyone’s Campus Home

New warden John Monahan on the allure of Hart House

New Daniels Home Will Be a Boon for the City

Architecture alumni Jamie Goad and Catharine Tanner support the new building with $25,000 gift

U of T Researchers Lead Cancer-Fighting “Dream Team”

“Our knowledge is at a turning point,” says scientist Peter Dirks

Chair for Investor Rights Seeks Better Protections for Canadians

A gift from the Honourable Hal Jackman establishes the J.R. Kimber Chair at the Faculty of Law

Robarts Expansion to Begin This Spring

Five-floor addition will boost study and meeting spaces

Top-Ranked U of T

U of T places among the top in several international university rankings

Double Value in Being Green

Energy savings on all three campuses are good for the climate, but also leave more money for academic programs

Roy Ivor Hall

A U of T Mississauga residence is named after the Birdman of Mississauga

Contemplating the Cosmos

Thousands of spectators witnessed a double celestial phenomenon on the St. George campus

Poll: When Do You Start Studying for Exams?

Many U of T students prefer to cram before an exam

U of T Supports Syrian Refugees

The university will create 100 bursaries for students at risk due to war

War Child

Michel Chikwanine talks about his long, difficult journey to the African Studies program at U of T

U of T and MaRS to Host First Canadian JLABS

Partnership with Johnson & Johnson will support up to 50 local biomedical startups

At the Heart of a Great Campaign

Volunteers make immeasurable contributions to the university’s fundraising efforts

Bringing History to Light

Alumna Joan Randall helps bring historically important documents to U of T

Literary Detective

Phyllis Grosskurth was one of Canada’s best biographers, and one of University College’s first female English professors

In Memoriam: Andrew John Becker

U of T medical geneticist helped identify stem cells

Regenerating the Body

U of T scientists will help usher in a new era of designing and creating cells, tissues and organs, thanks to historic $114-million federal grant

Forward Momentum

Student Alex Harold is a champion fundraiser for muscular dystrophy

Stories of Discovery

Five U of T students create winning SSHRC Storytellers videos

Grande Changement

Three National Ballet dancers go from the barre to the books

Waakebiness-Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health

New Dalla Lana centre aims to improve health outcomes for aboriginal communities

Finding Calm in Anxious Times

The Munk School’s new director seeks ways to answer some of humanity’s most nerve-wracking questions

Munk School of Global Affairs Milestones

Timeline highlights philanthropist’s legacy in international studies

New Centre to Fight Cancer

A U of T Mississauga team is tackling some of the most fatal forms of the disease

Dance Like Everyone’s Watching

U of T mascot True Blue is a lovable critter with great moves

Poll: How Many Times a Week Do You Exercise?

Half of U of T students get less than the 150 minutes a week that’s recommended

We Lived

One hundred years on, poppies still blow in Flanders Fields

Boundless Campaign Celebrates Record Year

Almost a quarter billion raised to support students, faculty, programs and infrastructure

Blue is Golden — and Silver, and Bronze

U of T students and alumni win 15 medals at the Pan Am and Parapan Am Games

A Boost for Med School Diversity

A new course aims to get more black undergraduates on track for medical school by connecting them with Rhodes Scholar mentors

Science Goes Social

Research2Reality, a new social media campaign, digests science for the public

Green Light for Student Commons

Long-awaited St. George student centre to open on College Street in 2017

Photo: Courtesy of Team Attollo

Using Their Words

Student startup gives kids a leg up with language

Photo: Courtesy of CTV

Sweet Success

Pharmacy student Christopher Siu wins over MasterChef Canada audience

Photo: Courtney Keir

Theatre Students in Spotlight at Shaw Festival

U of T Mississauga students pull back the curtain on the unique world of repertory theatre

Photo: Elizabeth Do

Gonfalon

A ancient tradition is renewed at U of T’s Convocation

Photo: Kathleen McCarthy

Innis’s Cinema Paradiso

Innis College celebrates the reopening of Town Hall’s new state-of-the-art-theatre

Illustration: Alina Skyson

Poll: How Many Degrees Do You Plan to Get in Your Lifetime?

Multiple higher education credits are becoming more common

Detail, north side of the gabled ceiling, Mogao Cave 249, Dunhuang. From  Dunhuang Research Institute of Cultural Relics ed., Zhongguo Shiku: Dunhuang Mogaoku, vol. 1 (Fig. 107, Wenwu Press, 1982)

East-West Art Feast

Collaboration between U of T, China will create new perspectives on art

Photo: Johnny Guatto

Better Ways to Learn

Susan McCahan is leading the charge to reimagine undergrad education at U of T

Courtesy of Henry Wu

A Commitment to Innovation

There is no limit to giving back – it’s boundless

Photo: Andy King

Putting Students First

The Baillies’ $1-million gift is a boon for bursaries at Trinity College

Photo: Reg Innell/Toronto Star Archives

George Connell Set U of T on a Firm Foundation

U of T’s 12th president charted a course for the university that took it to the top

John Evans Was a Champion of Innovative Medical Education

U of T’s ninth president truly changed the world

Today, Oxford. Tomorrow, the World

Students Caroline Leps and Moustafa Abdalla win Rhodes Scholarships

Saying “Oui” to Inclusivity

Social justice champ Emilie Nicolas honoured

A+ in Selfies

A UTSC anthropology assignment gives students a new view of the selfie

Team Health

City residents without a health card get care from U of T undergrads

Namecheck: W.A.T.C.H.

Five years in an ashram inspired U of T student Neilank Jha to found this long-running community service club

U of T’s Got That Swing

Dance-loving students hear the call of the jitterbug

Poll: How often do you check social media while in lectures?

More than half of students keep one eye on the prof and one on their phone…

Meet U of T’s First Muslim Chaplain

Amjad Tarsin helps students with the spiritual dimension of their lives

Helping Students Boost Academic Skills

Donor Robert Gillespie knew from experience how tough it can be to study without help

Degrassi Creator Gives Back

Linda Schuyler’s $1-million gift to U of T celebrates cinema

Uniting the Humans of U of T

Jemel Ganal’s photographic “census” celebrates personal stories of the campus community

Remembering Joseph Rotman

Joseph Rotman, a leading Canadian businessman, philanthropist and one of U of T’s greatest champions, has passed away at age 80

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