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Life after Grad School

As more PhD graduates seek work outside of academia, U of T is creating opportunities for these highly knowledgeable students to develop professional skills

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A Guiding Hand

The thesis adviser plays a big role in every grad student’s life. Alice Hutton Sharp writes about how to make the most of this complex relationship

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High Time?

Or a period for sober second thought? When it comes to legalizing marijuana, U of T drug and public health experts caution that “the devil is in the details”

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Those Things We Do

Relive some of the wonderful, and occasionally weird, traditions that happen only at U of T

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Toronto Higher

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

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Letters to the Editor

Readers praise UTSC’s new principal, call for action to limit global warming, and question a campus car park

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Lift Weights to Lift Mood

U of T opens one of the first research facilities in the world to integrate the study of physical activity and mental health

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Such a Long Journey

Almost 500 people become Canadian citizens at Convocation Hall ceremony

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U of T to Take Action on Truth and Reconciliation Commission

There is a window open now – but it won’t stay open forever, says James Bird, an indigenous student at U of T

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Creative Destruction Lab

Rotman’s innovation lab is all about disrupting the status quo

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Northern Renaissance

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

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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

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A Lesson for the World

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

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Everyone’s Campus Home

New warden John Monahan on the allure of Hart House

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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

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

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

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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

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Could Carbon Dioxide Be the Solution to Climate Change?

Greenhouse gas could be harvested from the atmosphere and recycled into renewable fuel, says researcher

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Northern Exposure

A U of T prof aims to better understand the needs of cancer patients in Nunavut

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Uberization

Companies such as Uber are disrupting entire industries, but this is good for the economy overall, says an economics prof

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Pssst, Wanna Buy a Kidney?

Most people recoil at the thought of selling human organs. But supplying the right information can change attitudes, a U of T study finds

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Data in Search of Scientists

With the U.S. facing a shortage of data analysts, a company led by a U of T grad is looking to bridge the gap

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Cooling Off

Will the Paris climate accord succeed where Kyoto didn’t?

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Words of Freedom

U of T is now home to the world’s largest digitized collection of Soviet samizdat journals

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Why Do Tornadoes Form?

UTSC researcher uses 30 years of climate data to understand what causes these devastating storms

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The Air Up There

Tarek Ibrahim wants to make personal flying machines a reality

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Making Women’s Grey Matter Matter

Lynn Posluns wants more brain-disease research to focus on females

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All the Light We Cannot See

As New York actor Ben Mehl deals with vision loss, he finds brightness amongst the shadows

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Children of Earth and Sky

Guy Gavriel Kay’s latest novel takes place during the European Renaissance

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You Can Accomplish a Lot When You’re Enjoying Yourself

How a design contest became a defining U of T moment for architect Monica Adair (MArch 2005)

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Small is Beautiful

Alumnus David MacLean is creating a small-scale Toronto – his first step to miniaturizing the entire country

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On Art and Faith

Artists often understand more about sacrifice than many religious people do, writes Maggie Helwig

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Urban Angel

Judy Matthews and her husband have given $25 million to turn a stretch of derelict land under the Gardiner into a vibrant park

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A Force for Change in Her Time

Though she was a trained teacher, “Lib” Cranston found her true purpose volunteering

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A Late-in-Life Activist

For much of his life, Jack Hallam couldn’t be public with his sexual politics. And then, suddenly, he could

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Some Enchanted Evening

How the Canadian Officer Training Corps Ball brought sparkle to Hart House

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Life after Grad School

As more PhD graduates seek work outside of academia, U of T is creating opportunities for these highly knowledgeable students to develop professional skills

recent post image

Those Things We Do

Relive some of the wonderful, and occasionally weird, traditions that happen only at U of T

recent post image

Could Carbon Dioxide Be the Solution to Climate Change?

Greenhouse gas could be harvested from the atmosphere and recycled into renewable fuel, says researcher

recent post image

Small is Beautiful

Alumnus David MacLean is creating a small-scale Toronto – his first step to miniaturizing the entire country

recent post image

High Time?

Or a period for sober second thought? When it comes to legalizing marijuana, U of T drug and public health experts caution that “the devil is in the details”

recent post image

The Air Up There

Tarek Ibrahim wants to make personal flying machines a reality

recent post image

Lift Weights to Lift Mood

U of T opens one of the first research facilities in the world to integrate the study of physical activity and mental health

recent post image

All the Light We Cannot See

As New York actor Ben Mehl deals with vision loss, he finds brightness amongst the shadows

recent post image

Urban Angel

Judy Matthews and her husband have given $25 million to turn a stretch of derelict land under the Gardiner into a vibrant park

recent post image

Data in Search of Scientists

With the U.S. facing a shortage of data analysts, a company led by a U of T grad is looking to bridge the gap

recent post image

Making Women’s Grey Matter Matter

Lynn Posluns wants more brain-disease research to focus on females

recent post image

Pssst, Wanna Buy a Kidney?

Most people recoil at the thought of selling human organs. But supplying the right information can change attitudes, a U of T study finds

recent post image

Letters to the Editor

Readers praise UTSC’s new principal, call for action to limit global warming, and question a campus car park

recent post image

Some Enchanted Evening

How the Canadian Officer Training Corps Ball brought sparkle to Hart House

recent post image

Toronto Higher

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

recent post image

U of T to Take Action on Truth and Reconciliation Commission

There is a window open now – but it won’t stay open forever, says James Bird, an indigenous student at U of T

recent post image

A Lesson for the World

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

recent post image

Northern Renaissance

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

recent post image

On Art and Faith

Artists often understand more about sacrifice than many religious people do, writes Maggie Helwig

recent post image

A Guiding Hand

The thesis adviser plays a big role in every grad student’s life. Alice Hutton Sharp writes about how to make the most of this complex relationship

recent post image

Everyone’s Campus Home

New warden John Monahan on the allure of Hart House

recent post image

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

recent post image

Creative Destruction Lab

Rotman’s innovation lab is all about disrupting the status quo

recent post image

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

recent post image

Such a Long Journey

Almost 500 people become Canadian citizens at Convocation Hall ceremony

recent post image

A Late-in-Life Activist

For much of his life, Jack Hallam couldn’t be public with his sexual politics. And then, suddenly, he could

recent post image

You Can Accomplish a Lot When You’re Enjoying Yourself

How a design contest became a defining U of T moment for architect Monica Adair (MArch 2005)

recent post image

Cooling Off

Will the Paris climate accord succeed where Kyoto didn’t?

recent post image

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

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

recent post image

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

recent post image

Children of Earth and Sky

Guy Gavriel Kay’s latest novel takes place during the European Renaissance

recent post image

Uberization

Companies such as Uber are disrupting entire industries, but this is good for the economy overall, says an economics prof

recent post image

A Force for Change in Her Time

Though she was a trained teacher, “Lib” Cranston found her true purpose volunteering

recent post image

Northern Exposure

A U of T prof aims to better understand the needs of cancer patients in Nunavut

recent post image

Why Do Tornadoes Form?

UTSC researcher uses 30 years of climate data to understand what causes these devastating storms

recent post image

Words of Freedom

U of T is now home to the world’s largest digitized collection of Soviet samizdat journals

Category: Spring 2016