Strength in Numbers

Our first-ever Alumni Impact Survey reveals that U of T alumni are making massive social, cultural and economic contributions around the world

Expecting the Unexpected

U of T provides an unparalleled setting in which students can prepare for a world of possibilities

The Best Investment Canada Can Make

To be competitive in the economy of tomorrow, governments should invest more in investigator-led research today

The True Impact of U of T

Help us measure the immense contributions our alumni make to their communities by participating in our first-ever Alumni Impact Survey

A Place to Reimagine the World

U of T’s Boundless campaign is helping the university – and Canada – shine as a beacon of inclusion and hope

The Globally Engaged University

An international strategy to build on U of T’s distinctive strengths

Keep Learning

U of T’s School of Continuing Studies is a powerful engine of opportunity

Toronto Higher

Toronto’s universities are working together to make the region an even better place to live, work and study

Toward a Greener Future

U of T is an international leader in climate change research and teaching

The Toronto Biomedical Cluster

With U of T as its academic anchor, the region has emerged as a global hub of biomedical innovation

The Enduring Relevance of the Humanities

They open our minds to the world – and the possibilities – around us

A Global Talent Destination

U of T’s ability to attract international graduate students is important to our – and Ontario’s – long-term success

Partners in Success

To maintain its top-20 global standing, U of T needs more funding from government

Leveraging our Location

A strong university helps build a strong city, and a strong city helps build a strong university

A Big Step Forward

The Ontario and federal governments have signalled a serious commitment to globally competitive research excellence

Job Ready

U of T is developing new programs to help students succeed after graduation

Defying Gravity

A strategy for maintaining and advancing U of T’s global standing

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Onwards

President David Naylor reflects on his years at U of T

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Online and In Person

Digital synergy for higher education

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The Myth of the Ivory Tower

New schools show U of T is engaged, adaptable and more relevant than ever

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Our Ties with Asia

U of T’s long-standing connections with the Asia-Pacific region will serve us well in a future defined by global collaboration

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Accessible Excellence

U of T’s evergreen commitment to student aid

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Serendipitous Circumstances

The Toronto region is a great home for a global university

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Distinctive Strength

Exciting, dynamic growth is happening at U of T’s east and west campuses

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Boundless Potential

U of T’s new campaign

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The Value of Great Teaching

U of T is committed to providing students with a unique, globally oriented learning experience

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Meeting Global Challenges

U of T is teaching future leaders to think creatively across disciplines

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Realizing Our Potential

Growing evidence shows the importance of life’s early years

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Investing in Talent

Scholarships and bursaries transform lives

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Start-Up U

U of T is helping to create a culture of innovation

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Our Green Future

U of T is rising to the global sustainability challenge

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Tempus Fugit

Some personal reflections on this “great good place”

A Better Balance

Canada must devise a plan for its universities

U of T’s Unique Advantages

Our size and global reach offer undergrads unrivalled opportunities

Universities and the Innovation Economy

U of T is laying new foundations for prosperity

Going Global

We must prepare U of T for a borderless world

Forward Thinking

Setting U of T’s direction for the next 20 years

Behind the Scenes

U of T couldn’t succeed without its dedicated and talented staff

Athletic Renaissance

U of T is creating opportunities for athletes at all levels

The Topography of Innovation

Are Canadians ready to compete in the new knowledge economy?

GTA Overload?

Our undergraduate recruitment challenge

Towards 2030

How will we preserve excellence at the University of Toronto?

The Innermost Circle

The humanities play a central role at U of T

Our Quiet Revolution

Changing U of T’s undergraduate student experience

The Alumni Connection

There are many ways for alumni to stay engaged with U of T

Canada’s Research Powerhouse

A cradle for creativity, discovery and innovation

University Finance 101

A view from Simcoe Hall

Measuring Up

What university rankings do and don’t tell us

A Great Legacy, A Great Future

Every U of T student deserves an experience worthy of a great institution

Bright Prospects

A new administration heralds the start of a new era for U of T

Enriching Student Life

U of T aims to transform the student experience

The Choice for a Generation

Bob Rae’s post-secondary review

This Great Good Place

We have accomplished a tremendous amount together

Attracting the Best

U of T is committed to hiring a new generation of outstanding professors

Celebrating a Milestone

Donor generosity has created a strong foundation on which we must continue to build

Double Vision

How U of T coped with the cohort

The End of Science?

Hardly. A survey of current researchers finds that the big problems are just starting to be solved

Building for the Future

Our new construction boom is driven by higher enrolment, sound planning and real needs

Make a Difference

Why our faculty, staff and students care about the community

The Diversity Connection

U of T’s diversity makes it a great place to learn intercultural competence

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With a Student in Crisis, a Faculty Rallies

In an instant, Emma’s hopes of becoming a nurse were dashed. Could she make the journey back?

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Plan B: The Power of Reinvention

Scrapping everything and taking a fresh approach can be exhilarating. But sometimes change is not a choice

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U of T’s 191st Birthday Quiz

Test your knowledge of all things U of T in honour of the university’s 191st anniversary on March 15!

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Finding Comfort in Food

Edna Staebler was 55 when her marriage ended. She thought she would grow old alone, impoverished and unhappy. Then she wrote a cookbook

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Make No Mistake

Can a group of Toronto hospitals eliminate medical errors?

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There Is No Magic Formula When Quitting an Addiction

By 28, I’d been arrested, convicted and kicked out of grad school. But it took me another two years to end my love affair with drugs

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Seniors Want to Know Whom They Can Trust Online

U of T study finds older Canadians are highly concerned about digital security – sometimes to their disadvantage

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Save Your Money

An app from Vicis Labs aims to help millennials and the precariously employed manage their cash

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A New Life After Loss

Over more than two decades, Rena Arshinoff built a successful career in medical science. Then she felt a spiritual call

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Strength in Numbers

Our first-ever Alumni Impact Survey reveals that U of T alumni are making massive social, cultural and economic contributions around the world

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After the Shooting, a Search for Salvation

U of T sociology professor Jooyoung Lee spent time with 40 people who had been shot to record how their lives had changed. Their stories are harrowing and instructive. This is just one

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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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Ghost Effects

Social psychologist Michael Inzlicht launched his academic career on the study of “ego depletion.” His research suggested it was real. Then came doubts

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Fanny & Keats

Winner of the 2017 U of T Magazine Short Story Contest

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Velut Arbor ævo

What does U of T’s motto mean?

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Bringing Up Baby

What U of T nursing students learn about infant care has changed a lot since the 1950s

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Expecting the Unexpected

U of T provides an unparalleled setting in which students can prepare for a world of possibilities

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The City is Her Patient

Eileen de Villa targets opioids and homelessness as Toronto’s new medical officer of health

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Down Feathers

“People’s Choice” winner in the 2017 U of T Magazine Short Story Contest

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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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The Mathematician

Runner-up in the 2017 U of T Magazine Short Story Contest

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Why Do We Make Bad Shopping Decisions?

Economists have long known that consumers can make confounding choices when presented with too much selection. But they’ve never agreed on why. Enter neuroscience

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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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60 Seconds With Conan Tobias

Taddle Creek’s editor-in-chief shares the back story of a uniquely Canadian magazine

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The Struggle Is Real

Filmmaker Maureen Judge’s latest project captures stories of millennials venturing out on their own

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Business Threats Can Arise at Any Time. Are You Ready?

It’s easy to say “be prepared.” Scouts learn it. Even Scar in The Lion King sang it. So why do executives so often avoid it?

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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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The Day the Stars Collided

It was all hands on deck for U of T astronomers during a rare cosmic event that led to the first sighting of a new object

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Guitar Hero

Liona Boyd talks about her new memoir and album, her 5 million YouTube hits, and her pen pal, Prince Philip

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The Big Bang

Life on Earth exploded about 540 million years ago. Scientists are now beginning to understand why

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Enter the Dragon

Why did this U of T alum build a fire-breathing dragon bus? To go to Burning Man, of course!

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What Does an Ethnographer Do?

The goal is to get “an intimate and authentic representation of the person’s life,” says U of T prof Jooyoung Lee

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2017 Writing Contest Winners

Read all the winners, runners-up and readers’ choice favourites in the U of T Magazine Writing Contest

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Love Yourself First

How do you foster greater self-worth and, in turn, help others? Nurture your inner foundation, says author and U of T alum Renu Persaud

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Bringing Smiles to Uganda

On a two-week visit to remote villages, a U of T dental team fixes teeth – and changes lives

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Yoga Is Good for You

But just what are the health benefits?

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What Will Solve the Replication Crisis?

U of T scholars and others are calling for four major changes to how research is conducted

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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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The Registrar Who Championed Me

A U of T staff member helped Cheryl Perera manage her schoolwork while she fought for children’s rights

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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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Poll: Have You Ever Switched Majors?

Many students change programs to pursue newfound interests

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Somewhere Between Me and the Desert

Winner of the 2017 U of T Magazine Poetry Contest

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Letters to the Editor

Syrian doctor Khaled Almilaji’s story resonated with readers, as did Prof. Barth Netterfield’s article on science and faith

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A Distinctive Look?

English-Canadians are pretty good at identifying French-Canadian faces but the reverse isn’t true

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The Summit

U of T PhD student Tad Ferreira captures a striking image of hikers trekking across the top of Mont Blanc

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Failing is Part of Innovating

How an early defeat helped U of T alum Tom Jenkins and his company, OpenText, succeed

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What Does It Mean to Replicate a Study?

Replication studies put researchers’ conclusions to the test by creating new versions of the original experiment

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Fire and Ice

U of T photographer Laura Pedersen takes in a sunset view of Toronto’s Beach in the heart of winter

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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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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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In Memoriam: Jack Canfield

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

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In the Spotlight, Yet Invisible

Alumna Ellen Tang helps immigrants feel less alone by recalling other newcomers’ stories

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Finger on the Button

Could a war of words lead to an actual war between the U.S. and North Korea?

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A Mother in Six Tones

Runner-up in the 2017 U of T Magazine Poetry Contest

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Antifa

An anti-fascist movement that started in 1930s Europe is making headlines again

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An Open Letter to My 13-Year-Old Self

People’s choice in the 2017 U of T Magazine Poetry Contest

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Voyage Into Ice

Daniel Kukla’s camera discovers an otherworldly Arctic

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Still Air

Reem Eissa captures raw emotions through photography

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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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The Gay Voice

Some men may subconsciously adopt certain female speech patterns

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