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Generation T

For trans students at U of T, the fight for rights and equality is about much more than just washrooms

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Trans Billionaire Gives to U of T’s Bonham Centre

Jennifer Pritzker’s support will create a new third-year course in trans studies

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Redefining Gender

These days, talking about sex and gender can involve a lot of specialized terms. Here’s a guide

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Partners in Transition

Prof. Elspeth Brown is interviewing partners of trans people as part of a project to record the stories of LGBTQ people

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The Gene Editors

U of T scientists are using a powerful new technology to alter DNA and possibly cure disease

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How CRISPR Works

Proteins and RNA all play a part in this age-old defense against invading viruses

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Drawing the line on “designer babies”

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Followings

Meet six U of T alumni, faculty and staff members whose stars are shining brightly on social media

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Loving the Aliebn

Jonathan Sun tweets funny and heartfelt observations about what it means to be a 21st-century human

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Views from UTSC

Does Drake go to U of T Scarborough? This Instagrammer imagines that he does

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What Makes a Good Mother?

Catherine Connors writes poignantly – and humorously – about the joys and perils of parenting

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The Toronto No One Notices

Graphic designer Joe Silveira zooms in on textures, patterns and colours

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In the Pink

Anabela Piersol showcases independent clothing designers, as well as her own lovely creations

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Every Move She Makes

Video mimic Yani Macute takes pop star fandom to the next level

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Keen Tweets

Twitter postings from some of the platform’s biggest influencers

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Letters to the Editor

Addressing the real problems faced by PhD grads and advice for the new chair for investor rights

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Keep Learning

U of T’s School of Continuing Studies is a powerful engine of opportunity

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Antarctica Bound

Rhodes Scholar Jessica Phillips wants to help protect the continent’s ecosystem – and its penguins

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Ain’t No Half-Steppin’

This hip-hop crew “killed it” at U of T’s first Urban Dance Competition

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Where Every Day Is Throwback Thursday

Karen Suurtamm helps bring the U of T Archives to students raised on social media

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Robots That Play Soccer

At the end of the course, teams pit their robots against each other in an actual match on a mini-“field”

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Campus Reflections

A Faculty of Music alum reimagines an iconic view of U of T

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Poll: What Social Media Platform Do You Spend the Most Time On?

Students favour Facebook for connecting with family and friends

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“We Can Do Better, We Will Do Better”

U of T is creating a new centre to help prevent and respond to sexual violence

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Drumming Up Support

U of T alum honours late father with a fellowship for percussion students

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Art’s Healing Power

A residential schools assignment led student Lisa Boivin to take up digital painting

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Luella Massey Studio Theatre

A tribute to a much beloved administrator

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Ruling the Pool

Olympic-bound Kylie Masse’s extraordinary ascent to the top of women’s swimming

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U of T’s Olympians

More than 400 alumni have participated in the Olympics and Paralympics

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Carbon Busters

How can Toronto reduce its greenhouse gas emissions? Munk School students propose the ways

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Commuter U

Almost a third of Toronto university students spend two hours or more a day commuting, survey finds

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Support You Can Bank On

U of T teams up with RBC to create new resources for student entrepreneurs

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A Day to Remember

Highlights from this year’s spring convocations

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Robot, You Can Drive My Car

Automated vehicles are almost here, but governments have done little to prepare, U of T analysts warn

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A Few Simple Questions Could Change Your Dental Visit

Dentists should screen patients for anxiety to minimize their experience of pain, new research suggests

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Mx

New honorific is for people who don’t want to reveal their gender

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Rap Dreams

Where gangs rule, hip hop is a strongly positive force for youth, study finds

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Much Ado about William

What explains Shakespeare’s enduring appeal, 400 years after his death?

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Improve Your Punch

Hykso creates wearable tech for boxing

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Making Camp

U of T prof’s designs let campers sleep over wetlands or high among trees

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Who Are We Trying to Reach?

The case for academic writing that everyone can read

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Cities in Ruins

Prof. Tong Lam’s photographs depict urban decay in Asia, and the parallels between security and surveillance in east and west

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The Fast Lane Out of Poverty

Paved roads give households in developing nations a leg up

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The Science of Disagreement

How our bodies unwittingly reveal our prejudices

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The Children’s Crusader

One billion kids experience violence worldwide each year. Susan Bissell has devoted her life to ending the abuse

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Literary Midwife

Eliza Reid helps writers deliver prose at her Iceland retreat

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Nature and Nurture

Alexandra Risen untangles her parents’ painful past and her wild garden in a new memoir

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The Konrad Group Helps Brands Boost their Digital Mojo

These U of T alumni help businesses from CBC to Coca-Cola thrive online

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Making the Best of Whatever Life Hands You

How a phys-ed wilderness survival challenge taught Kelly Anne Graham (BPHE 1987) a lesson about resilience

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I Saw Him Standing There

How a U of T engineering student found himself on stage with the Beatles in 1964

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Arriving in a Place Where Almost No One Looks Like You

Certain immigrant experiences – such as the tales of those in rural communities – are overlooked in Canada, writes Sana Malik

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60 Seconds with Barry Avrich

In his new memoir, the filmmaker and ad exec talks divas and Donny Osmond

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“We Remember Him with Pride”

U of T alum Walter Kohn rose above tragedy to earn a Nobel Prize in chemistry

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Thora Gerow Mentored Hundreds of Nurses

The U of T alumna was one of the first nurse practitioners in Ontario, and advocated for the women in her profession her entire life

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Spring Reunion 2016

The celebratory weekend featured telescope demos, stress-free degrees and blue skies

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This Side of Paradise

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

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Generation T

For trans students at U of T, the fight for rights and equality is about much more than just washrooms

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Loving the Aliebn

Jonathan Sun tweets funny and heartfelt observations about what it means to be a 21st-century human

recent post image

Followings

Meet six U of T alumni, faculty and staff members whose stars are shining brightly on social media

recent post image

Trans Billionaire Gives to U of T’s Bonham Centre

Jennifer Pritzker’s support will create a new third-year course in trans studies

recent post image

This Side of Paradise

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

recent post image

Arriving in a Place Where Almost No One Looks Like You

Certain immigrant experiences – such as the tales of those in rural communities – are overlooked in Canada, writes Sana Malik

recent post image

The Gene Editors

U of T scientists are using a powerful new technology to alter DNA and possibly cure disease

recent post image

I Saw Him Standing There

How a U of T engineering student found himself on stage with the Beatles in 1964

recent post image

Cities in Ruins

Prof. Tong Lam’s photographs depict urban decay in Asia, and the parallels between security and surveillance in east and west

recent post image

Where Every Day Is Throwback Thursday

Karen Suurtamm helps bring the U of T Archives to students raised on social media

recent post image

Every Move She Makes

Video mimic Yani Macute takes pop star fandom to the next level

recent post image

“We Remember Him with Pride”

U of T alum Walter Kohn rose above tragedy to earn a Nobel Prize in chemistry

recent post image

The Ethics of Gene Editing

Drawing the line on “designer babies”

recent post image

In the Pink

Anabela Piersol showcases independent clothing designers, as well as her own lovely creations

recent post image

Ruling the Pool

Olympic-bound Kylie Masse’s extraordinary ascent to the top of women’s swimming

recent post image

The Konrad Group Helps Brands Boost their Digital Mojo

These U of T alumni help businesses from CBC to Coca-Cola thrive online

recent post image

Views from UTSC

Does Drake go to U of T Scarborough? This Instagrammer imagines that he does

recent post image

The Children’s Crusader

One billion kids experience violence worldwide each year. Susan Bissell has devoted her life to ending the abuse

recent post image

Who Are We Trying to Reach?

The case for academic writing that everyone can read

recent post image

Rap Dreams

Where gangs rule, hip hop is a strongly positive force for youth, study finds

recent post image

Making Camp

U of T prof’s designs let campers sleep over wetlands or high among trees

recent post image

What Makes a Good Mother?

Catherine Connors writes poignantly – and humorously – about the joys and perils of parenting

recent post image

How CRISPR Works

Proteins and RNA all play a part in this age-old defense against invading viruses

recent post image

Keep Learning

U of T’s School of Continuing Studies is a powerful engine of opportunity

recent post image

Literary Midwife

Eliza Reid helps writers deliver prose at her Iceland retreat

recent post image

Thora Gerow Mentored Hundreds of Nurses

The U of T alumna was one of the first nurse practitioners in Ontario, and advocated for the women in her profession her entire life

recent post image

The Toronto No One Notices

Graphic designer Joe Silveira zooms in on textures, patterns and colours

recent post image

U of T’s Olympians

More than 400 alumni have participated in the Olympics and Paralympics

recent post image

Support You Can Bank On

U of T teams up with RBC to create new resources for student entrepreneurs

recent post image

Antarctica Bound

Rhodes Scholar Jessica Phillips wants to help protect the continent’s ecosystem – and its penguins

recent post image

Ain’t No Half-Steppin’

This hip-hop crew “killed it” at U of T’s first Urban Dance Competition

recent post image

Partners in Transition

Prof. Elspeth Brown is interviewing partners of trans people as part of a project to record the stories of LGBTQ people

recent post image

“We Can Do Better, We Will Do Better”

U of T is creating a new centre to help prevent and respond to sexual violence

recent post image

Luella Massey Studio Theatre

A tribute to a much beloved administrator

recent post image

Carbon Busters

How can Toronto reduce its greenhouse gas emissions? Munk School students propose the ways

recent post image

Campus Reflections

A Faculty of Music alum reimagines an iconic view of U of T

recent post image

Poll: What Social Media Platform Do You Spend the Most Time On?

Students favour Facebook for connecting with family and friends

recent post image

Letters to the Editor

Addressing the real problems faced by PhD grads and advice for the new chair for investor rights

recent post image

Making the Best of Whatever Life Hands You

How a phys-ed wilderness survival challenge taught Kelly Anne Graham (BPHE 1987) a lesson about resilience

recent post image

Commuter U

Almost a third of Toronto university students spend two hours or more a day commuting, survey finds

recent post image

Art’s Healing Power

A residential schools assignment led student Lisa Boivin to take up digital painting

recent post image

Nature and Nurture

Alexandra Risen untangles her parents’ painful past and her wild garden in a new memoir

recent post image

Improve Your Punch

Hykso creates wearable tech for boxing

recent post image

A Few Simple Questions Could Change Your Dental Visit

Dentists should screen patients for anxiety to minimize their experience of pain, new research suggests

recent post image

Keen Tweets

Twitter postings from some of the platform’s biggest influencers

recent post image

Much Ado about William

What explains Shakespeare’s enduring appeal, 400 years after his death?

recent post image

Drumming Up Support

U of T alum honours late father with a fellowship for percussion students

recent post image

60 Seconds with Barry Avrich

In his new memoir, the filmmaker and ad exec talks divas and Donny Osmond

recent post image

Robots That Play Soccer

At the end of the course, teams pit their robots against each other in an actual match on a mini-“field”

recent post image

Robot, You Can Drive My Car

Automated vehicles are almost here, but governments have done little to prepare, U of T analysts warn

recent post image

Spring Reunion 2016

The celebratory weekend featured telescope demos, stress-free degrees and blue skies

recent post image

Mx

New honorific is for people who don’t want to reveal their gender

recent post image

A Day to Remember

Highlights from this year’s spring convocations

recent post image

The Fast Lane Out of Poverty

Paved roads give households in developing nations a leg up

recent post image

The Science of Disagreement

How our bodies unwittingly reveal our prejudices

recent post image

Redefining Gender

These days, talking about sex and gender can involve a lot of specialized terms. Here’s a guide

Category: Summer 2016