So You Want to Build a Startup?

10 tips from some of Canada’s top entrepreneurs

Lost Words

Dozens of Indigenous languages in Canada are in danger of disappearing. What will it take to save them?

How to Type in Inuktitut

A U of T PhD student is making fonts and keyboard layouts for Indigenous languages available for free

Warrior for Peace

U of T physicist Ursula Franklin staunchly opposed weapons of mass destruction. As Cold War tensions rise, her work remains as relevant as ever

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

Letters to the Editor

Praise for our “good news” coverage, a downside to AI, and remembering Jim Delaney

A Revolution in Artificial Intelligence

Toronto’s Vector Institute aims to attract the world’s leading minds in a booming field

Student Chefs Do Battle

Tasty appetizer earns U of T second place in international cooking competition

Action for Indigenous People

The university aims to hire more Indigenous faculty and staff, recruit more students

ICUBE UTM

The name of this U of T Mississauga business accelerator refers to three “i” words central to entrepreneurship

U of T Gains Global Edge

Applications from several countries soar as international students rethink where to attend university

How Do You Eat in Space?

UTM students design educational games about life on the International Space Station

Open, Playful Student Commons on the Way

“We’re incredibly excited to see it come to fruition,” says UTSU president Jasmine Wong Denike

Poll: Does the idea of starting your own business appeal to you?

The students we asked liked the greater autonomy and creativity that running their own show allows

In Memoriam: Rose Wolfe

Former chancellor remembered for her wit and warmth

U of T Doctors Keep Patient Alive Without Lungs for Six Days

The procedure allowed Melissa Benoit to have a life-saving transplant

Data Minding

A mathematician offers ideas on how to protect ourselves from hackers without making our digital devices impossibly complex to use

Woke

The term emerges from African-American vernacular as a call to action, says U of T prof Cassandra Lord

A Stronger Safety Net

Can a minimum income guarantee help lift people out of poverty? Ontario is about to find out

The Value of a University

How much do U of T alumni contribute to Toronto, Canada and the world?

Reimagining Toronto’s Ravines

Daniels students’ projects find new uses for the the city’s neglected river valleys

Revealing the True You

New model for assessing personality traits could benefit employers

Toronto’s Top Money Man

City manager Peter Wallace talks tough with politicians on taxes and spending

Music to the Ears

Margaret Lam’s company aims to reduce ticket prices for concertgoers

Be the Change

This former human-rights journalist now helps run the world’s largest petition website

Making a Murderer

A small-screen adaptation of Alias Grace starring alumna Sarah Gadon will air this fall

Allies in Her Corner

U of T faculty and staff had this alum’s back, which enabled her to thrive

Out of the Depths

New ROM exhibit tells the story of the world’s largest mammal

Lessons from My Grandfather

The late Sol Littman’s fight against anti-Semitism is a reminder “to not let history repeat itself”

Sebastian Brown’s Sidewalk Saloon

U of T alum pushes his piano two kilometres to play ragtime on Toronto’s streets

Seeing New Worlds

How two U of T graduate students built North America’s first working electron microscope

Category: Spring 2017