60 Seconds with David Sugarman

Ontario Science Centre guy gets a charge out of explaining the natural world

Carl Mitchell’s Outstanding Service

Former president of the U of T Alumni Association has left a lasting impact

In Memoriam: Paula Goering

This U of T alum and prof helped people grappling with mental illness and homelessness

Keen Tweets

Twitter postings from some of the platform’s biggest influencers

Drumming Up Support

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

U of T’s Olympians

More than 400 alumni have participated in the Olympics and Paralympics

The Children’s Crusader

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

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

60 Seconds with Barry Avrich

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

Those Things We Do

Relive some of the wonderful, and occasionally weird, traditions that happen only at U of T

Everyone’s Campus Home

New warden John Monahan on the allure of Hart House

New Daniels Home Will Be a Boon for the City

Architecture alumni Jamie Goad and Catharine Tanner support the new building with $25,000 gift

Making Women’s Grey Matter Matter

Lynn Posluns wants more brain-disease research to focus on females

Small is Beautiful

Alumnus David MacLean is creating a small-scale Toronto – his first step to miniaturizing the entire country

Loan Ranger

Online peer-to-peer lending company hopes to change how Canadians obtain loans

Cosmic Twins

Mercedes Richards unpacks an astronomical mystery

Forging a Nation

Adrienne Alison’s sculpture on Parliament Hill shows how cooperation and diversity won the War of 1812

Photo by Anthony Warry

Surf Scientist

Rob Brander put his specialized knowledge at the service of Australian surfers, and now a grateful nation calls him “Dr. Rip”

Photo by Richard Phibbs

A Legacy as Big as All Outdoors

How the art of giving back motivates photographer Richard Phibbs

Letters to the Editor

John Tory’s open blinds and our readers’ desire to celebrate the unacknowledged

Photo: Chris Thomaidis

Paperbacks Alongside 3D Printers

New Toronto city librarian Vickery Bowles wants everyone to read, write, create

Flamenco Dancer

At a crossroads between academia and the life of a dancer, Evelyne Benaïs-Lemelin chose her passion

How a Singer Got His Voice Back

Ron Husmann lost his voice due to MS and didn’t sing for 28 years. Then he learned how to harness his brain’s own healing power

Meet Mississauga’s New Mayor

Bonnie Crombie calls U of T Mississauga a “nucleus for ideas, innovation and excellence”

Letters to the Editor

Rankings overload, debating the use of fur in clothing and the pros and cons of fracking

Alumnus Elevates Entrepreneurship with $1-million Donation

Philanthropy key to supporting student inventors

60 Seconds with Aelita Brivins

What you don’t know about how you’re communicating

Photo by Heather Pollack

A Woman on the Run

As her 50s approached, Margaret Webb set out to run her fastest-ever marathon… and write a book about aging and fitness

Photo by John Simone

Party Out of Bounds

In the late 1980s, photographer John Simone captured New York City’s outrageous counterculture on film

Building for Your Health

Tye Farrow is creating architecture that can actually prevent disease

A Reunion to Remember

Ann Nguyen and Paul Hiscock, two engineers from different worlds, decide to put a ring on it

#daring-career-move

Can Kirstine Stewart, a former CBC executive, boost Twitter’s fortunes?

Our Man in Beijing

Cultures meet at Sid Smith Hall

The Heart Truth

Sarah Temple is justly proud of her role in the iconic Red Dress campaign to raise awareness of heart disease in women

Diplomatic Frontier

Mark McDowell is Canada’s first ambassador to Myanmar

Playbook

Inner worlds unfold in Anne Michaels’ new poem

The Leech Guy

Mark Siddall takes an interest in creatures most of us avoid: leeches

Subjunctive Moods

Runner-up in the 2013 U of T Magazine Poetry Contest

Eight Degrees of Education

Most people retire from higher education after a maximum of three degrees. Lorne Bozinoff went for eight

Photo Courtesy of Richard Bingham and Tuan Nguyen

“My Captain, My Matelot”

Tuan Nguyen and Richard Bingham have weathered both fair and rough waters together

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