Hail to the Chef!

A golden borscht soup helped alumna Mary Berg win the title of MasterChef Canada. She now serves up her recipes on CTV’s “Your Morning” show

Inception

When the going gets tough, U of T alum Daisy Qin gets going – with her camera

Pop-up Bike Lanes and Other Bright Ideas

How Robin Mazumder is helping to build better cities

Ben

Reflecting on a lakeside view before a storm – a penny for your thoughts

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

Generation T

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

Loving the Aliebn

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

Antarctica Bound

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

A Day to Remember

Highlights from this year’s spring convocations

Improve Your Punch

Hykso creates wearable tech for boxing

The Konrad Group Helps Brands Boost their Digital Mojo

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

July Talk

U of T alum attends concert, accepts singer’s challenge

Parenting Guide

Mary Elizabeth Picher helps new parents better understand how little ones learn and grow

Reflections

U of T alum Stephen Attong gains photo perspective by looking down

A Guiding Hand

The thesis adviser plays a big role in every grad student’s life. Alice Hutton Sharp writes about how to make the most of this complex relationship

On Art and Faith

Artists often understand more about sacrifice than many religious people do, writes Maggie Helwig

Photo: Ryan Walker

Standing for Truth

Alumna Dana Wagner aims to keep politicians honest during the federal election campaign

Tree Hugger

Geography grad creates a whole new way to see the UTM grounds

Photo: Courtesy of Team Attollo

Using Their Words

Student startup gives kids a leg up with language

Photo: Kathleen McCarthy

Innis’s Cinema Paradiso

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

Photo by Jon Horvatin

On the Job in the Cloud

Marwan and Hadi Aladdin aim to train the world’s workers

Connecting through Film

The Toronto International Film Festival’s Reel Comfort program helps make those connections available to clients in mental-health programs

Designing a Sustainable City

Out of 82 entries from around the globe, the design of two Daniels Faculty graduates brought home the top prize in the SymbioticCities 2014 International Design Ideas Competition

Keeping Thrill-Seekers Safe

Safety specialist Joelle Javier uses her engineering knowledge to make sure amusement park riders don’t get hurt

Conversations for Change

Aldeli Albán Reyna is excited to share her work, on improving the status of Indigenous Canadians, at the United Nations

A Digital Coach

Wearable software created by U of T grads aims to help hobby athletes up their game

Bright Idea

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

North of 60

Museum Studies grad Jake Paleczny comes up with fun ways for visitors to learn about the moose, elk and other animals that make up the “living collection” at the Yukon Wildlife Preserve

A Life-Saving Innovation

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

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

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

courtesy of Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer

Looking for Bears in High Park

In her new novel, Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer reimagines a strange episode from Ontario’s past

Faces of ’14: Graduation!

What happens after life at U of T?

A Fine Set of Pipes

Being hired as the first female organist at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London, England was music to Rachel Mahon’s ears.

The Big Tasty

How Zella Palmer Cuadra’s MA project became a cookbook

Spectacular

Claire Battershill’s new short story collection, Circus, explores the extraordinary

Buzzing about Bees

What’s the buzz around urban beekeeping? Gurushabd Khalsa tells all

Calm Before the Chaos

Yannick How Wong catches a glimpse of peaceful front campus before U of T’s annual chariot race

Get Better, Sooner

Seamless Mobile Health aims to reduce hospital readmissions following surgery and save millions in medical costs

Activism

While on a mission to save the Borneo rainforest, Emily Hunter realized environmentalism needs a rethink

Fish Market

Emily Paskevics writes about a vivid encounter at the market in Sonsonate, El Salvador

Of Mules and Men

Laura Clarke’s poetry wins her the RBC Bronwen Wallace Award

Activism 2.0

What’s different about today’s environmental activists? Tools of the trade, says Emily Hunter, and a sense that change must happen now

Backpacking with a Purpose

David Berkal wants to change the way people think about tourism

The Tiny Perfect Keyboard

As devices get smaller, a U of T company has created a keyboard that makes typing easier while using less screen space

Test Tube Burgers

If you want to help save animals and the environment, grow meat in a lab, says Isha Datar

Pipe Dreams

Sarah Svendsen and Rachel Mahon are proving that organ music isn’t just for Dracula lovers

Cupcake Maestro

Tania Grafstein-Ho’s entrepreneurial spirit and love of desserts motivated her to start an artisanal baking business

Cyst

Finalist in the 2013 U of T Magazine Poetry Contest

The Kite Runner

Tarik Kadri gives hope to orphans in India

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