Bringing Up Baby

What U of T nursing students learn about infant care has changed a lot since the 1950s

Flight of Fancy

A young dreamer enjoys a test drive on U of T’s flight simulator

Seeing New Worlds

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

Ice Queens

Hockey was one of U of T’s first women’s sports

For Whom the Bell Tolls

The Soldiers’ Tower carillon creates a unique U of T soundscape

This Side of Paradise

U of T grads and guests enjoy a University College garden party during Convocation 1930

Some Enchanted Evening

How the Canadian Officer Training Corps Ball brought sparkle to Hart House

A Room of Their Own

U of T’s first women’s residences launched lively campus traditions

John Lennon and Yoko Ono Rock Varsity Stadium

An iconic Toronto concert in 1969 heralded the breakup of the Beatles and the launch of new acts

Memories of Gull Lake

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

Winter Kept Us Warm

Canada’s first feature film with a gay theme

Lights! Action! Learning!

UTSC was ahead of its time in pioneering lectures-through technology

The Blue and White Society Cheerleaders

“Shout! Fight! Blue and White!”

Vision of Canada

Harold Innis’s fur trade research in the summer of 1924 launched a celebrated academic career

Game of Kings and Queens

U of T’s chess club – Canada’s oldest – is undergoing a 21st-century revival

Paving the Way for the Information Highway

U of T profs are the first to send computer data across Canada

Domestic Doyennes

Household Science students learn the art and science of cooking

Ontario’s First Female Architect

After convocating, Esther Marjorie Hill went on to design rooms of her own

U of T Engineering turns 100

The Lady Godiva Memorial Band serenades students on Founder’s Day

Moot Point

Practising courtroom skills was a lot more fun in the days of student pranks

Photo by Orbelina Cortez

Concrete Jungle

How the Medical Sciences Building got its stripes

Courtesy of U of T archives

Medical Pioneer

Dr. Vera Peters saved lives with her treatments for breast cancer and Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Photo courtesy of U of T Archives

Shakespearean Simpleton

Donald Sutherland performs in Hart House Theatre’s The Tempest

Convocation Hall under construction

Beaux-Arts Beauty

Alumni and friends support Convocation Hall’s construction

Sewing for Solidarity

From bedding to kit bags, U of T women make items for the war effort

Photo: U of T Archives B1998-0033 [731090B-40]

Sage of Aquarius

Marshall McLuhan holds court at the Centre for Culture and Technology

Photo Courtesy of U of T archives/a1973-0050/002p(01)

Regal Reception

King George VI and Queen Elizabeth enjoy a visit to U of T in May 1939

Photo: University of Toronto Archives/a1978-0041/007(35)

Defying Gravity

Professor Wilbur Rounding Franks developed the first G-suit used in combat

Photo: University of Toronto Archives/a1980-0030/002 (21)

Training Days

Cadets get ready to serve in the First World War, on St. George Campus

Royal Runner

Bruce Kidd participates in the Queen’s Baton Relay – the first of two times

Photo courtesy of University of Toronto Archives/Robert Lansdale Photography Ltd. (B1998-0033[691120-15])

Earthly Pursuits

Sculptor Dora de Pédery-Hunt captures the likeness of Erindale’s principal

(Photo by Russell Monk)

Chemical Reaction

Professor John Polanyi’s groundbreaking work earns him a Nobel Prize

Photo: University of Toronto Archives/Robert Lansdale Photography Ltd. (B1998-0033/[731096-2])

Character Builders

Dedicated craftsmen carved the majestic entrance to University College

Clara Benson/Courtesy of the University of Toronto Archives

The March of Time

Convocation procession highlights progress women were making at U of T

The Bond of Victory

U of T students celebrate triumph in Europe during the Second World War

Chariots of Godiva

Engineering students use smarts and sabotage in a grand old race

Year of the Activist

A debate 40 years ago marked the start of a greater say for students at U of T

Category: Time Capsule