Game On!

Toronto’s Pan Am Games will leave a golden legacy for U of T, its athletes and the city.

Breaking News

U of T is rethinking how journalists get trained

Getting Smarter

A U of T computer scientist is helping to build a new generation of intelligent machines

Jon Callas/Wikimedia Commons

A New Test for Machine Intelligence

Determining whether computers can think like humans is not a straightforward task

Letters to the Editor

John Tory’s open blinds and our readers’ desire to celebrate the unacknowledged

The Enduring Relevance of the Humanities

They open our minds to the world – and the possibilities – around us

Green Light for Student Commons

Long-awaited St. George student centre to open on College Street in 2017

Photo: Courtesy of Team Attollo

Using Their Words

Student startup gives kids a leg up with language

Photo: Courtesy of CTV

Sweet Success

Pharmacy student Christopher Siu wins over MasterChef Canada audience

Photo: Courtney Keir

Theatre Students in Spotlight at Shaw Festival

U of T Mississauga students pull back the curtain on the unique world of repertory theatre

Photo: Elizabeth Do

Gonfalon

A ancient tradition is renewed at U of T’s Convocation

Photo: Kathleen McCarthy

Innis’s Cinema Paradiso

Innis College celebrates the reopening of Town Hall’s new state-of-the-art-theatre

Illustration: Alina Skyson

Poll: How Many Degrees Do You Plan to Get in Your Lifetime?

Multiple higher education credits are becoming more common

Detail, north side of the gabled ceiling, Mogao Cave 249, Dunhuang. From  Dunhuang Research Institute of Cultural Relics ed., Zhongguo Shiku: Dunhuang Mogaoku, vol. 1 (Fig. 107, Wenwu Press, 1982)

East-West Art Feast

Collaboration between U of T, China will create new perspectives on art

Photo: Johnny Guatto

Better Ways to Learn

Susan McCahan is leading the charge to reimagine undergrad education at U of T

Courtesy of Henry Wu

A Commitment to Innovation

There is no limit to giving back – it’s boundless

Photo: Andy King

Putting Students First

The Baillies’ $1-million gift is a boon for bursaries at Trinity College

Photo: Reg Innell/Toronto Star Archives

George Connell Set U of T on a Firm Foundation

U of T’s 12th president charted a course for the university that took it to the top

John Evans Was a Champion of Innovative Medical Education

U of T’s ninth president truly changed the world

A Robot’s Helping Hand

A U of T lab is developing new technologies to assist older people with daily tasks

Spoiled Rotten

A familiar problem in the West, food waste is quickly becoming a global issue

Cisgender

Applies to someone who is not transgender, and is often used to signal awareness of gender politics

Is It Time for a Universal Drug Plan?

Canadians could save billions through a nationwide plan to cover prescription drugs for all citizens

Architect’s Playground

Benjamin Dillenburger uses computers and 3D printers to create structures that are impossible to draw and almost impossible to imagine

Photo: Courtesy of ChipCare

Handheld Lab

U of T startup ChipCare gets set to unveil a revolutionary portable HIV blood-testing device

Photo: iStock

Locked Away

Is solitary confinement ever appropriate?

The Next Level

U of T and OCAD students team up to create award-winning video game

Our Problem With Stuff

What is driving North America’s obsession with hoarding?

Photo: Chris Thomaidis

Paperbacks Alongside 3D Printers

New Toronto city librarian Vickery Bowles wants everyone to read, write, create

Photo by Jon Horvatin

On the Job in the Cloud

Marwan and Hadi Aladdin aim to train the world’s workers

Following Two Dreams

A unique scholarship enabled Meghan Moore to combine her passions for music and science

Connecting through Film

The Toronto International Film Festival’s Reel Comfort program helps make those connections available to clients in mental-health programs

Seoulmates

Exploring a new country linked video bloggers Simon and Martina Stawski to each other… and to the world

Designing a Sustainable City

Out of 82 entries from around the globe, the design of two Daniels Faculty graduates brought home the top prize in the SymbioticCities 2014 International Design Ideas Competition

Personal Best

A chronic condition doesn’t need to stop you from pushing yourself athletically

Keeping Thrill-Seekers Safe

Safety specialist Joelle Javier uses her engineering knowledge to make sure amusement park riders don’t get hurt

Memories of Gull Lake

Why learning to survey is an unforgettable experience for University of Toronto engineers

Category: Summer 2015