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Safari

U of T alumna Aashni Shah captures the majesty of a lone elephant in Kenya

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Death as a Woman

UTM grad Yannis Davy Guibinga explores a gentler view of the Grim Reaper

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Surfing the Net Is Old School. Soon, We May Inhabit It

A computer science alum has created a technology that turns the web into a virtual world

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Night Owls Unite

An all-night event at Hart House celebrated sleep – and the lack of it

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Greener Pastures

Can a simple high-tech tool for farmers boost crop yields in developing countries?

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A Professional “Safe Space” in the #MeToo Era

U of T alumni created #GoSponsorHer to advance women’s careers

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Leap Frog

Toddlers at play catch U of T grad Prachy Mohan’s photographic eye

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Girl in Mosque

A beautiful accident: U of T alumna Busra Yildirim captures her niece in silhouette

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With a Student in Crisis, a Faculty Rallies

In an instant, Emma’s hopes of becoming a nurse were dashed. Could she make the journey back?

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Finger on the Button

Could a war of words lead to an actual war between the U.S. and North Korea?

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In the Spotlight, Yet Invisible

Alumna Ellen Tang helps immigrants feel less alone by recalling other newcomers’ stories

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The Registrar Who Championed Me

A U of T staff member helped Cheryl Perera manage her schoolwork while she fought for children’s rights

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It Was 50 Years Ago Today

Ken Luckhurst first set foot at UTM at the height of the hippie era. Touring a transformed campus with a recent grad, he finds not everything has changed

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When Getting a Job Is Mission Impossible

Laws to end workplace discrimination against people with disabilities have mostly failed to boost employment. Sociologist David Pettinicchio wants to know why

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Music of the Heart

The Syed siblings use their voices to build a stronger Canada

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The Singer of “Senthoora”

This U of T music grad achieved YouTube fame by giving Indian classical songs a Western twist. Next up: a world tour

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Taking Waste off the Menu

U of T grad Lucy Cullen has been named one of Canada’s top environmentalists for helping restaurants earn more – by throwing away less

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At Home in the World

Noor Naga’s work, including her award-winning poem, explores the question of belonging

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From Shy to Shining

A YWCA Toronto Women of Distinction Award winner reflects on a pivotal first-year program at U of T

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Happy Feet

Mallory and Jade Ryan are helping children – including those with special needs – experience the joy of dance

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3D Movies in the Sky

A U of T startup is developing a whole new kind of night-time entertainment

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So You Want to Build a Startup?

10 tips from some of Canada’s top entrepreneurs

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Music to the Ears

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

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Making a Murderer

A small-screen adaptation of Alias Grace starring alumna Sarah Gadon will air this fall

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Sebastian Brown’s Sidewalk Saloon

U of T alum pushes his piano two kilometres to play ragtime on Toronto’s streets

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Where Earth Meets Sky

UTM alum Rishabh Dev captured this heavenly view from an abandoned house

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“My Education Enabled Me to Break Down Walls”

Scholarships can inspire students to believe they can make a difference. For Atik Bird, it helped her reach out to others – and trust her own voice

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Open Book

The Human Library Project: This U of T grad student shared her story and a painful truth

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The English of a Millennium Ago

Now at “H,” the Dictionary of Old English aims to define every word from the language’s earliest days

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Making Money Out of Thin Air

U of T startup Exact Media finds a way to turn excess space into a business

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Who Gets Called an Artist?

Wanda Nanibush, the AGO’s first curator of Indigenous art, pays heed to the overlooked

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What Do Hip Hop and Beowulf Have in Common?

Gilbert Perkins uses urban music to teach students about literature

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The Cavalcade

Finding calm amid the swirling storm at a festive City Hall

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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

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Inception

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

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Pop-up Bike Lanes and Other Bright Ideas

How Robin Mazumder is helping to build better cities

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Ben

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

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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

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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

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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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A Day to Remember

Highlights from this year’s spring convocations

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Improve Your Punch

Hykso creates wearable tech for boxing

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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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July Talk

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

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Parenting Guide

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

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Reflections

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

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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

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On Art and Faith

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

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Standing for Truth

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

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Tree Hugger

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

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Using Their Words

Student startup gives kids a leg up with language

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Innis’s Cinema Paradiso

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

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On the Job in the Cloud

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

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Connecting through Film

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

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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

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Keeping Thrill-Seekers Safe

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

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Conversations for Change

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

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A Digital Coach

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

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Bright Idea

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

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Surfing the Net Is Old School. Soon, We May Inhabit It

A computer science alum has created a technology that turns the web into a virtual world

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A Professional “Safe Space” in the #MeToo Era

U of T alumni created #GoSponsorHer to advance women’s careers

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Safari

U of T alumna Aashni Shah captures the majesty of a lone elephant in Kenya

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Greener Pastures

Can a simple high-tech tool for farmers boost crop yields in developing countries?

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Night Owls Unite

An all-night event at Hart House celebrated sleep – and the lack of it

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Cupcake Maestro

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

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Buzzing about Bees

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

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Fish Market

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

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Faces of ’14: Graduation!

What happens after life at U of T?

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Where Earth Meets Sky

UTM alum Rishabh Dev captured this heavenly view from an abandoned house

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Keeping Thrill-Seekers Safe

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

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Calm Before the Chaos

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

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Backpacking with a Purpose

David Berkal wants to change the way people think about tourism

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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

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Pipe Dreams

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

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Get Better, Sooner

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

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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

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Parenting Guide

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

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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.

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Of Mules and Men

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

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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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Sleuthing Toronto’s Odd History

How a history degree led Cameron to a job designing scavenger hunts in downtown Toronto

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A Digital Coach

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

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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

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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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Standing for Truth

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

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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

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Test Tube Burgers

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

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The Kite Runner

Tarik Kadri gives hope to orphans in India

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Looking for Bears in High Park

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

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Cyst

Finalist in the 2013 U of T Magazine Poetry Contest

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Activism

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

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Spectacular

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

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The Big Tasty

How Zella Palmer Cuadra’s MA project became a cookbook

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Using Their Words

Student startup gives kids a leg up with language

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A Life-Saving Innovation

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

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So You Want to Build a Startup?

10 tips from some of Canada’s top entrepreneurs

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Pop-up Bike Lanes and Other Bright Ideas

How Robin Mazumder is helping to build better cities

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With a Student in Crisis, a Faculty Rallies

In an instant, Emma’s hopes of becoming a nurse were dashed. Could she make the journey back?

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Conversations for Change

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

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The Investigative Spirit

How a Munk School fellowship helped a religion major turn journalist

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Reflections

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

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The Power of Ideas

TEDx manager Becca Pace is helping the world listen in – and speak up

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The Two of Us – School Story

For Brock Laschowski and Katherine Cornacchia, a proposal on Front Campus capped a very U of T romance

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The English of a Millennium Ago

Now at “H,” the Dictionary of Old English aims to define every word from the language’s earliest days

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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

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On the Job in the Cloud

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

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Bright Idea

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

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July Talk

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

recent post image

“My Education Enabled Me to Break Down Walls”

Scholarships can inspire students to believe they can make a difference. For Atik Bird, it helped her reach out to others – and trust her own voice

recent post image

On Art and Faith

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

recent post image

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

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Seeing Through a New Lens

Betty Xie’s film documents what happens in a community faced with the threat of eviction

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Innis’s Cinema Paradiso

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

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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

recent post image

Tree Hugger

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

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

What Do Hip Hop and Beowulf Have in Common?

Gilbert Perkins uses urban music to teach students about literature

recent post image

Ben

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

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Connecting through Film

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

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