From Dream to Reality

Canada’s next billion-dollar tech start-up might just come from U of T

The Reluctant CEO

Arts grad Dani Reiss wanted to become a writer, then realized there was more than one way to tell a story

Voyage Into Ice

Daniel Kukla’s camera discovers an otherworldly Arctic

Letters to the Editor

The impact of cyberbullying, remembering the First World War and the pros and cons of university differentiation

Partners in Success

To maintain its top-20 global standing, U of T needs more funding from government

A Boon for Heart Health

Largest private donation in Canadian health-care history will improve cardiac care across the lifespan

The Power of Three

The Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research brings together three of Canada’s leading centres for cardiac care and research

Flying High!

Students, staff and faculty take sneak peak at the Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport

Poll: How Many Hours of Sleep Do You Get?

Students confess they’re not getting enough sleep, say time management is key to better slumber

She Shoots! She Scores!

Mississauga students honour Hazel McCallion with musical tribute

What is Real?

Philosophy prof Ian Hacking’s ideas about science earn him $800,000 prize

Global Outlook, Local Roots

Fifty years on, UTSC has forged a unique identity

Changing Lives for 100 Years

U of T’s Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work celebrates its centennial

OISE Receives $5 Million Gift

Landmark donation to U of T will advance indigenous education in Canada and globally

U of T: Canada’s Best University

It was another great year for UofT on the international university rankings the past fall

Encouraging the Next Canadian Leaders

“In my experience there is no more effective cause than a university scholarship,” says entrepreneur and donor David Scrymgeour

Robert Remis Was a Pioneer in HIV-AIDS Research

He made it his life’s mission to track and prevent AIDS, saving countless lives

Erik Spicer was a Great Librarian

He modernized Canada‘s Library of Parliament, then helped other countries to do the same

The North’s Vanishing Past

Max Friesen is racing against time to preserve the cultural history of Canada’s western arctic people

Elementary, My Dear Watson

Computer science students are developing a legal application for IBM’s Jeopardy-winning computer as part of $100,000 contest

Biochar

Agriculture scientists have become interested in this potential environmental champion

When Time Began

A new telescope may shed light on the universe’s first moments

A Life-Saving Innovation

Recent grads win engineering design award for a low-cost medical device that will help keep patients breathing

On Shaky Ground

How should we evaluate the risks and benefits of fracking?

Tower Trouble

In India, urban renewal schemes and corruption have created a violent economy around the demolition of apartment buildings

Detecting the DTs

New app helps physicians diagnose alcohol withdrawal – and can tell when someone is faking it

Open for Business

U of T launches the Banting & Best Centre, one of North America’s largest entrepreneurial hubs

Testing the Waters

U of T offers undergrads the chance to try being entrepreneurs – without any of the risk

From Lab to Livelihood

Science graduate students learn how to turn cutting-edge research into viable businesses

Alumnus Elevates Entrepreneurship with $1-million Donation

Philanthropy key to supporting student inventors

Breaking News

Jonathan Keebler’s software has changed the way you stay up to date

21st-Century Law

A U of T grad is helping Ontario courts join the digital age

The Power of Ideas

TEDx manager Becca Pace is helping the world listen in – and speak up

Seeing Through a New Lens

Betty Xie’s film documents what happens in a community faced with the threat of eviction

The Two of Us – School Story

For Brock Laschowski and Katherine Cornacchia, a proposal on Front Campus capped a very U of T romance

Designer at Play

A standing ovation for an award-winning chair

The Investigative Spirit

How a Munk School fellowship helped a religion major turn journalist

Sleuthing Toronto’s Odd History

How a history degree led Cameron to a job designing scavenger hunts in downtown Toronto

Lights! Action! Learning!

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

Category: Winter 2015