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Something Rotten In the State of the Arts?

Purists claim the arts should not be sullied by business. Pragmatists devalue the BA for failing to impart job skills. A pox on them, for they are all wrong. A defence of the liberal arts degree

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Brave New Worlds

In the fresh vocabulary for teaching the humanities, the old must mix with the new

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Keren Rice

Rice’s research has led to mapping out Dene grammar, a learned book on Athapaskan verbs and a training program for native teachers in Dene languages

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George Elliott Clarke

Our expanded view of literature

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Derek Penslar

“Look at the Jewish history books on my shelves written in the prewar period. Tremendous erudition, but encased in a mythological framework so thick that it severely limits their usefulness”

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Ana Teresa Pérez-Leroux

Pérez-Leroux wants to break down prejudices about bilingualism. She notes that some immigrants, sadly, do not pass their native language on to their children

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Lodes of Culture

U of T researchers are unearthing the A-Æ-B-Cs of cultural history from medieval times to the present

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There Are No Small Potatoes

To New Yorker scribe Malcolm Gladwell, little things make a huge difference. Right now, he has his eye on his next big idea – french fries

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Classic Carson

The past is always intensely present for poet, novelist and classicist Anne Carson

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Stage Presence

Ensconced below grade, Hart House Theatre provided a foundation for Canadian theatre, but recently it almost disappeared entirely

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The Great Divide?

The truly educated should be able to navigate the boundary where art and science meet

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Don’t Pressure Me!

Study finds that unhappy marriages increase blood pressure

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Go with the Flo

The writing of Florence Nightingale brought to light

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Seeking a Single E-male?

Digital dating is becoming a convenient alternative in the single scene

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Breast Milk a Baby-Booster

Breast milk protein jump-starts the immune system in newborns

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Show and Tell

Instruction manual to “how to” film

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Healthy Diets Go Straight to the Brain

Lowering fat intake is good for your brain

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Rocks of Ages

Discovering the path of granite magma

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Theatre of Love

Alfred Bader donates $6 million for the construction of Victoria College theatre

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Mission to MaRS?

U of T supports MaRS, a non-profit innovation centre

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Stars Above

Asteroid named in honour of professor emeritus

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The Emperor’s New Scholarship

Annual scholarship for Sexual Diversity Studies program

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In Support of Multiculturalism

Researchers to study how new immigrants overcome difficulties and settle in Canada

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Why They Give

Supporting education

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Compete and Prosper

Rotman creates the J. Douglas and Ruth Grant Chair in Competitiveness

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Celebrating 100

Grad sent the university $25 for the construction of Alumni Gates

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A Lifetime of Study

Alumna earned a U of T degree at age 87

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Kudos

Distinguished Educators Award and the Helmut Kallman Prize

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Youth Revisited

Seniors’ group shows no signs of slowing down

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Early Impressions

The University of Toronto Press got its start printing exam booklets and is now the second-largest public university press in North America

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Something Rotten In the State of the Arts?

Purists claim the arts should not be sullied by business. Pragmatists devalue the BA for failing to impart job skills. A pox on them, for they are all wrong. A defence of the liberal arts degree

recent post image

Ana Teresa Pérez-Leroux

Pérez-Leroux wants to break down prejudices about bilingualism. She notes that some immigrants, sadly, do not pass their native language on to their children

recent post image

The Great Divide?

The truly educated should be able to navigate the boundary where art and science meet

recent post image

Keren Rice

Rice’s research has led to mapping out Dene grammar, a learned book on Athapaskan verbs and a training program for native teachers in Dene languages

recent post image

Stage Presence

Ensconced below grade, Hart House Theatre provided a foundation for Canadian theatre, but recently it almost disappeared entirely

recent post image

Classic Carson

The past is always intensely present for poet, novelist and classicist Anne Carson

recent post image

Healthy Diets Go Straight to the Brain

Lowering fat intake is good for your brain

recent post image

Don’t Pressure Me!

Study finds that unhappy marriages increase blood pressure

recent post image

Derek Penslar

“Look at the Jewish history books on my shelves written in the prewar period. Tremendous erudition, but encased in a mythological framework so thick that it severely limits their usefulness”

recent post image

Compete and Prosper

Rotman creates the J. Douglas and Ruth Grant Chair in Competitiveness

recent post image

George Elliott Clarke

Our expanded view of literature

recent post image

Brave New Worlds

In the fresh vocabulary for teaching the humanities, the old must mix with the new

recent post image

There Are No Small Potatoes

To New Yorker scribe Malcolm Gladwell, little things make a huge difference. Right now, he has his eye on his next big idea – french fries

recent post image

In Support of Multiculturalism

Researchers to study how new immigrants overcome difficulties and settle in Canada

recent post image

Seeking a Single E-male?

Digital dating is becoming a convenient alternative in the single scene

recent post image

Go with the Flo

The writing of Florence Nightingale brought to light

recent post image

Lodes of Culture

U of T researchers are unearthing the A-Æ-B-Cs of cultural history from medieval times to the present

recent post image

Theatre of Love

Alfred Bader donates $6 million for the construction of Victoria College theatre

recent post image

Rocks of Ages

Discovering the path of granite magma

recent post image

Mission to MaRS?

U of T supports MaRS, a non-profit innovation centre

recent post image

Breast Milk a Baby-Booster

Breast milk protein jump-starts the immune system in newborns

recent post image

Show and Tell

Instruction manual to “how to” film

recent post image

Stars Above

Asteroid named in honour of professor emeritus

recent post image

Why They Give

Supporting education

recent post image

A Lifetime of Study

Alumna earned a U of T degree at age 87

recent post image

Kudos

Distinguished Educators Award and the Helmut Kallman Prize

recent post image

The Emperor’s New Scholarship

Annual scholarship for Sexual Diversity Studies program

recent post image

Celebrating 100

Grad sent the university $25 for the construction of Alumni Gates

recent post image

Early Impressions

The University of Toronto Press got its start printing exam booklets and is now the second-largest public university press in North America

recent post image

Youth Revisited

Seniors’ group shows no signs of slowing down

Category: Spring 2001