Countdown to Beijing

Swimmer Colin Russell leads U of T athletes and coaches on a quest for Olympic gold

Battle on Vimy Ridge and Other Stories

What a bullet-scarred book and eight other intriguing objects tell us about U of T

Joan of Architecture

While everyone else was tearing down historical buildings and throwing up mega-developments, architect Joan Burt spoke up for preservation

Photo Contest Winners

Kyle Ng picks up top prize for his shot of King’s College Circle during Nuit Blanche

City Builders

Two grads who have helped shaped today’s Toronto

Athletic Renaissance

U of T is creating opportunities for athletes at all levels

Home Smart Home

Professor Alex Mihailidis is designing an “intelligent” house that will help dementia sufferers

A Blast into the Universe’s Past

Astronomy prof Barth Netterfield stars in new documentary about a high-flying telescope

When Inventors Emigrate

Exchange of ideas and know-how benefits the country of origin and new country, study finds

Immigrants Choose Suburbs

Study raises questions for governments about how to integrate newcomers into Canadian society

Frequent Flyers and Sky-High Airfares

Frequent flyer programs raising the cost of airfares at key hub airports

From Earth to the Moon

NASA selects geology professor to help analyze data from the Lunar Reconaissance Orbiter

The Jazz Singer

Commerce student Sophie Milman wins a Juno

U of T Nabs Record Number of Juno Nominations

University members accrue 15 nods in seven categories

Headz over Heels for Hip Hop

Student club Hip Hop Headz is devoted to all aspects of hip hop culture

By Grand Design

A $14-million gift from John and Myrna Daniels will transform the Faculty of Architecture

A Nobel Gesture

Dr. Oliver Smithies has created a visiting lectureship to inspire students

Raising the Bar

Law grad Cathy Spoel provides a boost for track and field

U of T Launches School of Public Health

$20-million gift from Paul Dalla Lana creates new medical hub

Ms. Chatelaine

New editor-in-chief Maryam Sanati brings an international perspective to the popular women’s magazine

Peace Offering

Losang Ragbey helps build schools on the Tibetan Plateau

New Look and New Features for Alumni Website

Social networking comes to the university’s online alumni presence

The Silver Streak

U of T rowers battled “Yale’s great crew” at the 1924 Paris Olympics

Category: Summer 2008