Saving Lives, One Death at a Time

Saving Lives, One Death at a Time

What one of the world’s largest mortality studies is teaching us about public health

The Health of Nations

The Health of Nations

Why improving the well-being of people in other countries should concern Canadians

Technologies for Aging Gracefully

Technologies for Aging Gracefully

A University of Toronto lab is harnessing computers to make life better as we age

Photo by Cindy Blazevic

A World of Possibilities

University of Toronto students are putting their knowledge to work in the global village

Photo by Cindy Blazevic

Breath of Life

Bev Bradley is developing technology to give hospitals in low-income countries a more reliable supply of medical oxygen

Photo by Cindy Blazevic

Conflict Zone

In Jerusalem, Sara Lee discovered that everything in Israel connects with the Palestinian question, even the food

Photo by Cindy Blazevic

Neighbourhood Watch

Students in U of T Scarborough’s City Studies program learn first-hand how local immigrants are adapting to life in Canada

Photo by Cindy Blazevic

Water, Power and the Boardroom

Rotman’s international study tours taught Michael Odam the ins and outs of doing business in low-income countries

Photo by Cindy Blazevic

Rights of Girls and Women

Law student Meghan Lindo worked in Kenya to seek justice for victims of sexual assault

Photo by Cindy Blazevic

The Universe in a Lab

Physics undergrad Aysha Abdel-Aziz is making her own unique contribution to a massive international research project

Photo by Cindy Blazevic

Real Life 101

Humanities for Humanity brings U of T students and Toronto residents together to explore life’s “big ideas”

Photo by Cindy Blazevic

The Statue and the Monk

Sarah Richardson gets an insider’s perspective on the rise of religious monuments in India

President's Message

Boundless Potential

U of T’s new campaign

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

The DSM-5 represents the “medicalization” of psychology, but problems with the mind doesn’t fit into easy categories

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Boundless!

U of T launches a historic $2 billion fundraising campaign

Singing Star - and Neuroscientist?

Singing Star – and Neuroscientist?

Fourth-year student Rudy Silvamer hopes to pursue all of his passions

Political Insider

Political Insider

At Massey College, Michael Ignatieff teaches students about the hard realities of Parliament Hill

Proof of Genius

Proof of Genius

Only the very best math students excel in the prestigious Putnam competition

A Head Start for Global Journalists

A Head Start for Global Journalists

U of T is partnering with five top media companies to foster a new kind of reporter

U of T's First-Rate Rankings

U of T’s First-Rate Rankings

English, modern languages, philosophy, computer science and statistics departments all crack top 10 in the world by subject

U of T's Scientific Heritage

U of T’s Scientific Heritage

Two students have collected hundreds of the university’s 19th- and early 20th-century scientific instruments

Restoring Soldiers' Tower

Restoring Soldiers’ Tower

After years of gradual wear and tear, the 87-year-old monument has received some much-needed TLC

Scanning the Arctic Skies

Scanning the Arctic Skies

Clear and dark during the winter, Canada’s North is the perfect place for a new U of T astronomy project

Business Boot Camp

Business Boot Camp

U of T’s “technopreneur” program gives scientists such as Mallika Das a crash course in running their own company

Protecting the Jobless

Protecting the Jobless

How should employment insurance be reformed?

Is That Mozart, or a Machine?

Software developed at U of T can compose music in classical, pop or jazz styles – and as a solo or an ensemble of different instruments

Lakeside Views

Lakeside Views

What principles should guide how a city develops its waterfront?

Stem Cell Pioneers

Stem Cell Pioneers

Discovery by James Till and Ernest McCulloch stands as “one of the most remarkable medical-research achievements of the 20th century”

I'll Razzle You for a Dozen Up!

I’ll Rassle You for a Dozen Up!

Small-town Ontario English preserves older terms that have fallen out of use in the province’s larger cities

Urban Explorer

Urban Explorer

Torontoist editor Hamutal Dotan seeks out stories from the underground

To Serve and Connect

To Serve and Connect

New alumni president hopes to foster greater sense of community

Computer Whiz

Computer Whiz

Dag Spicer talks tech at his Silicon Valley museum

The 2,000-Year Info Revolution

The 2,000-Year Info Revolution

“Computers” have assisted humans through history

Monique and Haijo Westra

Monique and Haijo Westra

Sometimes love does happen in an elevator

Antarctica's Intrepid Explorer

Antarctica’s Intrepid Explorer

U of T grad Charles Seymour Wright was a member of Robert Scott’s ill-fated antarctic expedition

Life Recovered

Life Recovered

A neuroscientist recounts his personal experience with drug addiction

Online Media Maven

Online Media Maven

Rachel Sklar is a champion for women in the media and tech fields – and she makes a lot of people’s “lists”

Convocation Hall under construction

Beaux-Arts Beauty

Alumni and friends support Convocation Hall’s construction

Category: Winter 2012