Man on the Move

New Toronto mayor John Tory aims to get the city back on track

Meet Mississauga’s New Mayor

Bonnie Crombie calls U of T Mississauga a “nucleus for ideas, innovation and excellence”

U of T’s World Wide Web

The university’s scholars are collaborating with partners in every region of the globe to answer questions that challenge us all

tonynetone/Flickr

Bringing Leading Minds Together

Collaborations with other top global schools are good for U of T’s students and faculty – and for Canada

U of T’s World Wide Web: Online Exclusives

Read four stories that don’t appear in our print issue about students and scholars who are working with colleagues around the world

Letters to the Editor

Rankings overload, debating the use of fur in clothing and the pros and cons of fracking

A Global Talent Destination

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

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

Walter Curlook was Mining’s Green Pioneer

The engineer, inventor, Inco executive and U of T prof is remembered for his boundless passion, spirit and energy

Tiny Strokes May Cause Dementia

A U of T medical imaging study suggests lifestyle changes and medications could reduce brain’s white matter loss

Jake Bouma/Flickr

Before Science, There Was… Literature?

Not so long ago, theories about the natural world were often put forth in poems and plays

Homophily

The like-attracts-like nature of social media could be bad for democracy

The Dark Corners of Our DNA

A “deep-learning” algorithm shines a light on mutations in once-obscure areas of the genome

A Digital Coach

Wearable software created by U of T grads aims to help hobby athletes up their game

Travel Upgrade

For many Torontonians, the daily commute is a spirit-crusher. What if it could enrich your life instead?

Bright Idea

A U of T grad’s paper-thin lamp technology could revolutionize the lighting industry

A New Kind of Telescope

The Dragonfly telescope created at U of T and Yale has led to the discovery of never-before-seen celestial structures

A New Way to Give

Shawn Ahmed’s Uncultured Project reinvents charity for the digital age

“I’m So Happy When I Write”

Continuing Studies program leads Sabrina Ramnanan to a publishing contract

Making a Mobile Marketplace

Jacob Korenblum connects people in areas where web access isn’t easy

One Man’s Life in Solitary

Lisa Valencia-Svensson’s award-winning film aims to change hearts

UC’s Fireball Lit This Match

Travels together and adventures apart have created the perfect balance for Farrah Schwartz and Rob Manne

KarmaGrow is Rooted in Tradition

Volunteer gardeners put fresh food in the food bank

A Journey with Marco Polo

Benjamin Olshin’s map research suggests an unexpectedly connected 13th-century world

Join the Science Party!

In her book Sex, Drugs and Rock ‘n’ Roll, Zoe Cormier explores the workings of our rowdiest pastimes

Winter Kept Us Warm

Canada’s first feature film with a gay theme

Category: Spring 2015