Stories in ‘Summer 2011’
U of T researchers suggest life’s early years might be even more important than we thought
Gifts totalling $8 million for the newly named Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study will help position U of T as a global leader in the study of early human development
Human rights researcher Samer Muscati helps Iraqis find justice in a nation beginning to rebuild
Read the Winner and Readers’ Choice favourite in the 2011 Alumni Short Story Contest
U of T is teaching future leaders to think creatively across disciplines
Readers respond to articles about exercise and dementia, a long-time prof and a royal visit
From street art to hip hop, Nick Mount connects English lit to pop culture
Christine Kung’u fights for the rights of abused women in her native Kenya
New instructional centres are opening at U of T’s east and west campuses
Governor General’s Award-winner Shirley Wiitasalo says “I didn’t choose painting, it chose me”
U of T’s high-tech recruitment strategy is yielding more top-notch applicants
Mark Tanz’s $5-million gift will support research into Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases
A new way of peering inside teeth could find lesions before they become cavities and eliminate the need for “drilling and filling”
Happiness is often a component of a good life. But it’s not the only one
What can you write in less than 25 words?
Should people get paid for shedding weight and pursuing a healthier lifestyle?
Pictures of animals through history reveal how our thinking about them has changed
New long-term study could translate into better health policy and clinical practice
Will the uprisings across North Africa and the Middle East usher in lasting change?
Why not use exercise bikes to supply electricity back to the grid?
Professor Dan Silver comes up with a new way of looking at cities
As chief of protocol, Desmond Parker brings peace of mind to United Nations’ guests
Steve Gibson’s final MBA project has left him rolling in dough
In her literary debut, lawyer Emma Ruby-Sachs wonders about the personal costs of activism
Shot in just 10 days, Julian De Zotti’s first feature film was selected for the Montreal World Film Festival
For Jane and Roger Brown of Midland, Ontario, first love lasted a lifetime
Sarah Wilson was one of 177 graduating students to win a Gordon Cressy Student Leadership Award this year for extracurricular contributions
After three decades as a reporter, Caitlin Kelly enters the low-wage world of retail
What’s the ongoing appeal of reality TV? “It’s an adrenaline high-speed version of real life,” says Murtz Jaffer
Marshall McLuhan holds court at the Centre for Culture and Technology