Business Expansion

Rotman School of Management launches $200-million fundraising campaign.

Young Achievers

They’re smart, creative, successful and ambitious. Meet the next generation of Canadian leaders

Rahnuma Panthaky

Drama grad is the founder of two theatre companies

Judd Palmer

Puppeteer blurs the lines between adults’ and children’s theatre

Mark “Dashan” Rowswell

Performer makes his mark in China

Camilla Gibb

Author’s writing both gut-wrenching and hilarious

Ray Hsu

Poet will soon publish his first full-length book

Jennifer Gould Keil

Journalist parlays her Russian adventures into a book

Robert Pontisso

Lexicographer helped produce the first Canadian Oxford Dictionary

Kayla Perrin

For the successful romance novelist, life isn’t all pink chiffon and strong-jawed suitors

Colin McAdam

Author’s first book is being credited with “reinvigorating” Canadian fiction

Darlene Lim

Researcher aims to determine whether lakes once existed on Mars

Vivek Rao

Surgeon buys patients critical time while they wait for a donor heart

Leah Steele

Medicine grad hopes her research will make mental health services more accessible to low-income earners

Erika Raum

Violinist records, performs and teaches

Barbara Hannigan

This soprano is leading an opera renaissance that combines literature, film and performance art

Lina Allemano

Music grad is rapidly establishing herself as one of Canada’s top young trumpeters

Pamela Strand

Science grad is taking part in modern-day Klondike rush

Hana Zalzal

Engineering grad creates make-up for the stars

David Ossip

Workbrain founder aims to extend his company’s international reach

Alvin Mok

Engineer founded software company while still a student

Michael Zerbs

Understanding risk has become a crucial part of business, says Rotman grad

Michael Serbinis

Internet entrepreneur experienced tech boom and bust

Jennifer Smith

This marketing whiz made a smart call on the Dummies books

Will Kwan

Artist is organizing “tailgate party” to protest New York stadium plan

Rinaldo Walcott

Culture critic analyzes rap and hip-hop music

Ariel Garten

Fashion designer incorporates psychology into her creations

Harley Pasternak

Fitness guru finds fame in Hollywood

Aphrodite Salas

Citytv’s Parliament Hill reporter won’t rule out political career

Sharon Lewis

Playwright doesn’t see art and politics as separate entities

Yogendra Shakya

Filmmaker and musician is trying to bring his birth country, Nepal, and Canada closer together

Vinay Saldhana

Teacher brings AIDS education to Russia

John Maxwell

Dealing with the changing face of HIV and AIDS

Anne Swift

Glamour magazine names student one of “10 college women who will change the world”

Robert Nichols

Exploring the political implications of disappearing indigenous languages

Catherine Manoukian

Violinist debuted with Vancouver Symphony at age 12, and is now working on her fourth CD

Khalid Ahmed

Sudan native wants to bring peace to his home country

Maryam Modir Shanechi

Engineering student is hoping to change how we interact with computers

Samuel Chow

Artist and activist tackles racism and homophobia

Johanna Herman

Art history student honoured for Jewish advocacy

Attracting the Best

U of T is committed to hiring a new generation of outstanding professors

“Shocking” Research May Help Protect Technology

CN Tower helps scientists study effect of lightning on tall structures and how to safeguard electronic equipment

Preventing the Worst

Women who undergo preventive double mastectomies suffer low psychological distress

The Future of Marriage

Institution is being transformed and reinvented, according to Trinity’s dean of women

What a Drag It Is Getting Old

Self-esteem can fall with age, study finds

Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

New course teaches managers to read and understand co-workers’ emotions

Switching Off Addiction

Discovery refutes the view that addiction causes permanent change in the brain

Banned Chemical Travels Far

Suspected carcinogen followed atmospheric and water flows across three oceans

Celebrating 120 Years of Women at U of T

Lectures and events mark persistent struggle for equality

Admiring the Landscape

Doris McCarthy’s paintings on display at U of T Scarborough gallery

Peace and Conflict Studies Centre Named for Trudeau

Former prime minister symbolizes “pursuit of a just society tempered by intellect and compassion,” director says

Pull Up a Chair

Twenty-five faculty named Canada Research Chairs

U of T Well Represented at Junos

In other award news, four faculty named to Order of Canada

A Challenging Donation

Rotman professor emeritus William Waters gives $2.5 million to support student awards

Swimming with Sharks

Marine biologist takes danger in stride

Proponents of Peace

The Dalai Lama awarded honorary degree at Convocation Hall

Awards of Excellence

Alumni Association honours faculty, staff and students

Green City, China

Architecture grad wins international design competition for mammoth project

Calling Senior Volunteers

Lots of short- and long-term assignments to choose from

Up, Up and Away

Mural celebrates human-powered flight

Category: Summer 2004