Stories in ‘Winter 2011’
Ten concepts that could shape the future: from digital credentials to safer drugs to DNA-tailored diets and more
Toronto parents can choose to send their children to a variety of specialized schools. But is it possible to have too much choice in alternative education?
Brave, dashing and touched by the spirit of adventure, Douglas McCurdy became the first person to fly an airplane out of sight of land
A U of T engineering student has become the first ever to fly a human-powered “ornithopter”
Scholarships and bursaries transform lives
Not in our backyard, the politics of eating, and culture and the law
James Graham aims for the stars as Dunlap Institute’s first director
Readers share their most memorable stories
A new U of T service helps students avoid Codomesticus noxious
Harry Potter’s favourite sport is sweeping Canadian campuses
Canada’s first Google fellow, Ilya Sutskever, is making breakthroughs in computer science
Rivi Frankle, who has retired after 39 years at U of T, forged friendships with countless U of T grads
Conserving energy on the St. George campus
John Yaremko made a $2-million gift to the Chair in Ukrainian Studies
Scientists are trying to determine if methane in the Martian atmosphere came from living organisms
A proposed new calendar would give February an extra week and start every month on a Monday.
Urban centres have a huge impact on their residents’ well-being. So how can we make them better?
Jennifer Hsu is studying how people walk in icy conditions in the hope of designing “smarter” footwear
Dr. Charles Tator is trying to promote awareness of the dangers posed by even mild head injuries.
Joanne Tod is painting portraits of every Canadian soldier who has died in Afghanistan
Most icicles have the same carrot shape. But differences in temperature, wind conditions and water composition affect their final form
Like the rest of his generation, Environics co-founder and author Michael Adams has no plans to spend his twilight years in a rocking chair
Nurse Almir Alicelebic brings an element of kung fu to the bedside
Wingfield Lost and Found hits Toronto
Hilary Davidson’s first crime novel keeps you guessing till the last page
Katie Palmer helps protect youth from sex tourists in Southeast Asia
Performing duo met as teens at the Royal Conservatory
Living on the fringes of Europe
The founder of the Golden Tap Awards is hopped up on Ontario’s specialty breweries
Professor Wilbur Rounding Franks developed the first G-suit used in combat
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