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Could This Palm-Sized Cube Replace an Entire Lab?

Spartan Bioscience, founded by three alumni, aims to make DNA testing more accessible

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The Wife’s Tale

In her new book, Aida Edemariam shares stories of her grandmother, who survived violence at home – and civil war

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Maryann Turcke is finding new ways to attract viewers to the NFL

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How a U of T prof taught Alison Wiley the art of negotiation

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The Old Trout Puppet Workshop’s latest production, Jabberwocky, speaks to our deepest fears

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How do you foster greater self-worth and, in turn, help others? Nurture your inner foundation, says author and U of T alum Renu Persaud

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Eileen de Villa targets opioids and homelessness as Toronto’s new medical officer of health

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Hungry for Failure

Defeat might taste like sawdust drizzled with WD-40, but novelist Andrew Pyper has developed a taste for it

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The Trial of Anita Krajnc

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A stroke or brain injury often robs patients of their ability to communicate thoughts and emotions. U of T alumna Aura Kagan found a way to help them converse again

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A simple U of T innovation could help prevent burns among millions of children in developing countries

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During one terrible year, author Kyo Maclear finds solace by birding in the city

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Margaret Froh is the first woman to lead the Métis Nation of Ontario

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Heather Johnston helps combat AIDS in Malawi as president of Dignitas

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A tough-but-fair professor allowed this alumna to thrive in engineering

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For Anil Persaud and Cynthia Jairam-Persaud, meeting as first-years meant growing up together

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At Canada’s Own Jurassic Park

George Jacob is fascinated with museums: and is heading the new Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum in Alberta

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Anne Appathurai makes sure audiences understand foreign-language films – in less space than a tweet!

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

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Lisa Valencia-Svensson’s award-winning film aims to change hearts

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A Journey with Marco Polo

Benjamin Olshin’s map research suggests an unexpectedly connected 13th-century world

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Like many women, Tanya Heath loved the look of high heels, but not the pain that went with them. So she created her own line — with removable heels

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Bob Banks trained as both an engineer and a doctor… and now he investigates plane, car, and even space crashes in order to prevent future accidents

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Katharine Hayhoe is one of the world’s top voices for climate action

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60 Seconds With Yoni Freedhoff

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A Medal for Mettle

Police Sergeant Jeffery Alderdice wasn’t sure how he’d react to the dangers of Afghanistan, but he more than passed his test of courage

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Johanna Schaeffer and Harold Isaacs brighten many lives through their volunteer work

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A Bright Light

Dorrian Porter builds a monument to visionary Nikola Tesla in Silicon Valley

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Total immersion in the world of television led Tassie Cameron to screenwriting gigs – and her own show

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The Softness of Bodies

After a flood, a woman is haunted by the hundreds of fish stuck in her fence

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How Do You Talk To Kids About Sex? There’s An App For That…

Child psychologist Jillian Roberts creates an age-appropriate way to educate children aged four to eight about their bodies

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Championing Canadian Art

From the moment she arrived in Canada, Katerina Atanassova was drawn to the Group of Seven

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Golden Glow

Alumna Laura Inward outclassed all competition in beach volleyball at the World Masters Games in August

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Time to Talk

Helen Walsh has an answer to political polarization and crisis: genuine conversation

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Flights of Peace

Antoine Pappalardo is the CEO of a Toronto-based airline that flies aid missions to many of the world’s hot spots

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Amy Fish understands the fine art of complaining. Here, she shares some tips to help the rest of us get our way

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Peter Birkemoe went from engineering to running a comic book store

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CivicAction CEO Mitzie Hunter is a champion for a better Toronto

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Nathan Morlando brings the story of famed Toronto bank robber Edwin Boyd to the big screen

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Eight Degrees of Education

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

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Could This Palm-Sized Cube Replace an Entire Lab?

Spartan Bioscience, founded by three alumni, aims to make DNA testing more accessible

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Love Yourself First

How do you foster greater self-worth and, in turn, help others? Nurture your inner foundation, says author and U of T alum Renu Persaud

recent post image

The Monsters in Your Head

The Old Trout Puppet Workshop’s latest production, Jabberwocky, speaks to our deepest fears

recent post image

“Everything in Life Requires Confidence”

How a U of T prof taught Alison Wiley the art of negotiation

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Tackling Football’s Ratings

Maryann Turcke is finding new ways to attract viewers to the NFL

recent post image

The Wife’s Tale

In her new book, Aida Edemariam shares stories of her grandmother, who survived violence at home – and civil war

recent post image

One Man’s Life in Solitary

Lisa Valencia-Svensson’s award-winning film aims to change hearts

recent post image

Comic Book Hero

Peter Birkemoe went from engineering to running a comic book store

recent post image

A Medal for Mettle

Police Sergeant Jeffery Alderdice wasn’t sure how he’d react to the dangers of Afghanistan, but he more than passed his test of courage

recent post image

The Softness of Bodies

After a flood, a woman is haunted by the hundreds of fish stuck in her fence

recent post image

Writing for Rookie Blue

Total immersion in the world of television led Tassie Cameron to screenwriting gigs – and her own show

recent post image

Taking Care

Mary Jo Haddad came to Sick Kids to look after ill children. As CEO, she helped nurse the whole hospital back to good health

recent post image

The Reluctant CEO

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

recent post image

How Do You Talk To Kids About Sex? There’s An App For That…

Child psychologist Jillian Roberts creates an age-appropriate way to educate children aged four to eight about their bodies

recent post image

Flights of Peace

Antoine Pappalardo is the CEO of a Toronto-based airline that flies aid missions to many of the world’s hot spots

recent post image

Eight Degrees of Education

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

recent post image

Film Translator

Anne Appathurai makes sure audiences understand foreign-language films – in less space than a tweet!

recent post image

Forensic Engineer

Bob Banks trained as both an engineer and a doctor… and now he investigates plane, car, and even space crashes in order to prevent future accidents

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Grousing with Grace

Amy Fish understands the fine art of complaining. Here, she shares some tips to help the rest of us get our way

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Urban Crusader

CivicAction CEO Mitzie Hunter is a champion for a better Toronto

recent post image

Championing Canadian Art

From the moment she arrived in Canada, Katerina Atanassova was drawn to the Group of Seven

recent post image

Just My Type

For indie bookstore owners, Joanne Saul and Samara Walbohm, connecting readers with great books is a dream job. Hanging with author Michael Ondaatje isn’t bad either

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A Conversation with India

Nisha Pahuja’s documentary film about women becomes a force for change

recent post image

Time to Talk

Helen Walsh has an answer to political polarization and crisis: genuine conversation

recent post image

Designer at Play

A standing ovation for an award-winning chair

recent post image

Canada’s Most Wanted

Nathan Morlando brings the story of famed Toronto bank robber Edwin Boyd to the big screen

recent post image

In Her Shoes

Like many women, Tanya Heath loved the look of high heels, but not the pain that went with them. So she created her own line — with removable heels

recent post image

A Creative Director for Toronto?

Jason Logan argues that what the city needs most are innovative, visual, urban design ideas

recent post image

Surf Scientist

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

recent post image

A Bright Light

Dorrian Porter builds a monument to visionary Nikola Tesla in Silicon Valley

recent post image

Golden Glow

Alumna Laura Inward outclassed all competition in beach volleyball at the World Masters Games in August

recent post image

60 Seconds With Yoni Freedhoff

This doc prescribes chocolate

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Family Guy

Stereotype or archetype? Actor Paul Sun-Hyung Lee talks about the biggest role of his career

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At Canada’s Own Jurassic Park

George Jacob is fascinated with museums: and is heading the new Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum in Alberta

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So You Want to Build a Startup?

10 tips from some of Canada’s top entrepreneurs

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UC’s Fireball Lit This Match

Travels together and adventures apart have created the perfect balance for Farrah Schwartz and Rob Manne

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Spreading Smiles

Johanna Schaeffer and Harold Isaacs brighten many lives through their volunteer work

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Champion for Sport

Paracyclist Shelley Gautier competes for everyone with a disability

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World Changer

Katharine Hayhoe is one of the world’s top voices for climate action

recent post image

Letters to the Editor

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

recent post image

From Homework to Teamwork

For Anil Persaud and Cynthia Jairam-Persaud, meeting as first-years meant growing up together

recent post image

A Journey with Marco Polo

Benjamin Olshin’s map research suggests an unexpectedly connected 13th-century world

recent post image

Roadmap for Life

Camilla Gibb’s new book, This is Happy, reflects on past moments and intense grief and joy

recent post image

Innis’s Cinema Paradiso

Innis College celebrates the reopening of Town Hall’s new state-of-the-art-theatre

recent post image

Everyone’s Campus Home

New warden John Monahan on the allure of Hart House

recent post image

Literary Midwife

Eliza Reid helps writers deliver prose at her Iceland retreat

recent post image

Getting to Know You

How Tomi Poutanen is using artificial intelligence to help companies learn more about their customers’ preferences

recent post image

“The Stars Are Aligning for Our Nation”

Margaret Froh is the first woman to lead the Métis Nation of Ontario

recent post image

Beauty in the Everyday

During one terrible year, author Kyo Maclear finds solace by birding in the city

recent post image

Battling a Health Emergency

Heather Johnston helps combat AIDS in Malawi as president of Dignitas

recent post image

A Lifeline for People with Aphasia

A stroke or brain injury often robs patients of their ability to communicate thoughts and emotions. U of T alumna Aura Kagan found a way to help them converse again

recent post image

Anything’s Possible When Someone Believes in You

A tough-but-fair professor allowed this alumna to thrive in engineering

recent post image

Greg Bolton Is Creating New Ways of Telling Stories Online

As a creative director at Toronto’s Jam3, he pushes the limits of what’s possible with design and technology

recent post image

The City is Her Patient

Eileen de Villa targets opioids and homelessness as Toronto’s new medical officer of health

recent post image

Minor Key

During one of life’s darker moments, alumna Camilla Gibb took comfort in learning something new

recent post image

Hungry for Failure

Defeat might taste like sawdust drizzled with WD-40, but novelist Andrew Pyper has developed a taste for it

recent post image

Of Hearth and Home – and Health

A simple U of T innovation could help prevent burns among millions of children in developing countries

recent post image

60 Seconds With Conan Tobias

Taddle Creek’s editor-in-chief shares the back story of a uniquely Canadian magazine

recent post image

The Trial of Anita Krajnc

In 2015, this U of T alum was charged after giving water to a pig. It only pushed her animal-rights activism to a new level

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Music to the Ears

Margaret Lam’s company aims to reduce ticket prices for concertgoers

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