Seeing Disease

Researchers are developing better ways to detect serious illnesses before they become life-threatening – and while they’re still treatable

Milestones of Medical Imaging

From X-rays to MRI

Photo courtesy of U of T Archives

Frye’s Anatomy

To his English students, Northrop Frye, the brilliant literary critic, was an intellectual god and a master lecturer. One-on-one, though, he could be difficult to read

Celebrating Northrop

Moncton’s annual Frye Festival attracts thousands, including many distinguished authors

Photo courtesy of U of T Archives

The Book Shredder

Northrop Frye kept three personal libraries, but wasn’t above throwing away books he was finished with

Illustration by Simon Pemberton

Planet Hunters

With the discovery of hundreds of worlds around other stars, will we find that Earth is not alone in bearing life?

Strange New Worlds

A few intriguing oddities from the hunt for exoplanets

Photo by Gustavo Toledo

Distinctive Strength

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

Letters to the Editor

Readers weigh in on the importance of accuracy in health statistics — and in fiction, as well as the role of an arts education

Illustration by Hariri Pontarini Architects

Building a Bright Legal Future

Faculty of Law launches a $53-million campaign

Photo by Caz Zyvatkauskas

How India Innovates

A new institute will study the country’s successes

Photo by Hill Peppard

Wisdom of the Elder

After surviving a difficult childhood, teacher and writer Lee Maracle provides counsel to others at First Nations House

Illustration by Patkau Architects and Maclennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects

A Home for High Performance Sport

Ground broken on Goldring Centre, opening expected early in 2015

Photo by Chris Thomaidis

Mentoring Young Moguls

Yasmin Razavi helps students start their own businesses

Photo by Lorne Bridgman

Grace Under Pressure

A U of T grad student and alumnus created music for the launch of the Boundless campaign in just three weeks

Odd Bedfellows

Rather than warning students away from Wikipedia, some professors are now embracing it

Photo courtesy of Eve Lewis

Scholarship Honours Toronto Developer

Friends and family of the late Paul Oberman have created an award for architecture and urban design

An Anniversary to Remember

New College celebrates a half-century with a new scholarship

Photo by Raj Grainger

Deep Innovation

The Lassonde Mining Building supports student learning and adds sustainable features

Photo courtesy of Beverley Salmon

Recognizing a Trailblazer

An award for black medical students honours a Toronto surgeon

Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images

Flood Control

As New Orleans rebuilds, U of T students are helping the city rethink its approach to water management

Safer Births

Equipping health workers in Kenya with smartphones could bring better care to pregnant women and their infants

Elderburbia

A term for Canada’s growing population of senior citizens

Illustration by Isabel Foo

Power Plants

A blueprint for an “artificial leaf” could lead to solar cells that generate a lot more power

A Computer Screen You Can Fold

Thinner, more flexible displays could radically change how we use and experience computers

iStock Photo

Politics and the One Per Cent

What effect will unlimited corporate spending have on the U.S. election?

iStock Photo

Roadside Harvest

Toxic elements in most city-grown vegetables are at acceptable levels, according to a new study. But be careful of the eggplant!

An Apple for the Students

Autistic children develop better communications skills when using iPads, researcher finds

Illustration courtesy of Solar Ship

Solar-Powered Flight

A new kind of aircraft could fly 1,000 km powered only by the sunlight that shines on its back

Peer Pressure

A nursing prof is using social networks to help reduce the spread of HIV-AIDS in Ghana

Photo by Darryl Visscher/Redux

Bringing the Internet to Millions

Suneet Singh Tuli has engineered an affordable tablet computer for the developing world

Photo by Susan Benoit, Diffusion Photographics

Leave No One Behind

Avis Glaze fights for the kids who struggle in class

Photo by Jane Ross

Thinking Outside the Package

Canadians need to push back against the processed-food industry, says author Jeannie Marshall

Photo by Korby Banner

Alive and Awake

Singer Amy Sky returns with a message

Photo by Blair Gable Photography

Holding Court

Last fall, two U of T grads were appointed to the nation’s highest court

Ben Land and Trish De Luca

They flirted during undergrad but eventually lost touch. Then along came Facebook

Photo by Yoko Nakazawa

A Year in the Quake Zone

John P. Racine reflects on how his life has changed since the earthquake in Japan

X-Files Icon

William B. Davis, who played Cigarette Smoking Man, doesn’t believe in conspiracy theories. But most of his fans do

Photo courtesy of U of T Archives

Shakespearean Simpleton

Donald Sutherland performs in Hart House Theatre’s The Tempest

Category: Spring 2012