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

Battling a Health Emergency

Heather Johnston helps combat AIDS in Malawi as president of Dignitas

A Tale of Two Rodeo Stars

Brendan Bowles explores the nature of friendship in his award-winning story

Build It and They Will Come

A whole house made out of toy bricks? Kids of all ages love this anthropology grad’s designs

An Uncomfortable Truth

U of T grad Shawn Ahmed has felt firsthand how religious beliefs can lead to discrimination

Lawyer for the Public Interest

Renatta Austin wanted to help kids in trouble at school. To do so, she’s redefining how a law practice can work

What Makes a Good Mother?

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

In the Pink

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

Keen Tweets

Twitter postings from some of the platform’s biggest influencers

Campus Reflections

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

U of T’s Olympians

More than 400 alumni have participated in the Olympics and Paralympics

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

Data in Search of Scientists

With the U.S. facing a shortage of data analysts, a company led by a U of T grad is looking to bridge the gap

The Air Up There

Tarek Ibrahim wants to make personal flying machines a reality

All the Light We Cannot See

As New York actor Ben Mehl deals with vision loss, he finds brightness amongst the shadows

You Can Accomplish a Lot When You’re Enjoying Yourself

How a design contest became a defining U of T moment for architect Monica Adair (MArch 2005)

Space Odyssey

Rocket scientist Natalie Panek designs technology bound for Mars

Waste Not, Want Not

Andrew White’s company not only cleans bio-gas, but also produces fertilizer

The Magic and Tragedy of Street Art

Alumna Fathima Mohiuddin takes her art to where the people are

A Life in Blogging

Kerry Clare reflects on how her online oeuvre has shaped her journey

60 Seconds with Ariel Garten

Calming the monkey mind

Taking Flight

Barbara Konecny captures the beauty of an unexpected moment in Istanbul

From Homework to Teamwork

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

Against Their Will

Being forced into marriage is an all-too-real nightmare for some Canadians

Ninja Power!

Alumni nab deal with Playstation for video game N++

Champion for Human Rights

Renu Mandhane will shape the province as Ontario’s newest Human Rights Commissioner

Spoiled Rotten

A familiar problem in the West, food waste is quickly becoming a global issue

Following Two Dreams

A unique scholarship enabled Meghan Moore to combine her passions for music and science

Seoulmates

Exploring a new country linked video bloggers Simon and Martina Stawski to each other… and to the world

Personal Best

A chronic condition doesn’t need to stop you from pushing yourself athletically

Memories of Gull Lake

Why learning to survey is an unforgettable experience for University of Toronto engineers

Letters to the Editor

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

Bright Idea

A U of T grad’s paper-thin lamp technology could revolutionize the lighting industry

A New Way to Give

Shawn Ahmed’s Uncultured Project reinvents charity for the digital age

“I’m So Happy When I Write”

Continuing Studies program leads Sabrina Ramnanan to a publishing contract

Making a Mobile Marketplace

Jacob Korenblum connects people in areas where web access isn’t easy

UC’s Fireball Lit This Match

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

KarmaGrow is Rooted in Tradition

Volunteer gardeners put fresh food in the food bank

Join the Science Party!

In her book Sex, Drugs and Rock ‘n’ Roll, Zoe Cormier explores the workings of our rowdiest pastimes

Voyage Into Ice

Daniel Kukla’s camera discovers an otherworldly Arctic

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

Preventing a Mass Poisoning

Alumna Shahreen Reza hopes to roll out her coconut-husk pump filter across Bangladesh

Yes, You can Sing!

Mark Daboll’s PleaseJudgeMe.com website helps people improve their voice

Photo courtesy of CTV

Religion, Prayer and The Amazing Race

Muslims Nabeela Barday and Shahla Kara stay true to their faith as they vie to win a race around the world

Canada’s Next Top Author

How a creative-writing program that admits just seven students a year is cultivating the country’s next generation of literary giants

Mona Gauthier Revealed Estrogen’s Role in Breast and Ovarian Cancers

U of T scientist helped discover key factor in risk for breast, ovarian cancers

Brew Crew

Lee Tseng’s craft beers are a hit in Shanghai

How to Build a Sustainable City

Can Toronto cut emissions by 80 per cent? If it’s up to Nadine Ibrahim, yes

Good Neighbour

Nicolas Koff is helping crowdfund community improvement projects

In Vino Veritas

An anthropology degree adds depth to Adrian Marquez’s work as a sommelier

Singing It for Themselves

Erin Bardua and Maureen Batt founded an opera company that’s not highbrow or high-cost, but simply fun

Courtesy of Elena Grouios

Chocolate Scientist

Elena Grouios works in a chocolate factory, inventing new treats. Sweet!

Another Subway Ride

Emily Glazer writes about the exhilarating effects of love

Security in a Heartbeat

Tired of typing in passwords? A new device can identify you by your unique cardiac rhythm

Uncomforted

Second World War rape survivors still call for apology

Song and Dance

At Derrick Fung’s site, fans buy more than music – they buy musical experiences

Silver Screen Gangster

Derek Tsang plays criminals in movies, but directs films about love and family

Breaking Away

For most of us, 27,000 km would be an unbearably long flight. Ali Burke is cycling that far

Rent Anything!

Many of us have valuable stuff we rarely use. Now you can rent it out, thanks to a peer-to-peer platform from grad Martin Wong that works just like Airbnb

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