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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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Greener Pastures

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

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Tackling Football’s Ratings

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

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Leap Frog

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

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Save Your Money

An app from Vicis Labs aims to help millennials and the precariously employed manage their cash

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Failing is Part of Innovating

How an early defeat helped U of T alum Tom Jenkins and his company, OpenText, succeed

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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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Gerard Charles Frost Exemplified the “Greatest Generation”

U of T alumnus cultivated a legacy of service and a commitment to family and community

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Sunset Over the Black Sea

U of T doctoral student Ben Ouyang on what he considers his luckiest shot

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Alumnus Leaves Landmark $20-million Bequest to U of T Engineering

Hart Professorships will boost early-career research and more

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Anything’s Possible When Someone Believes in You

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

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Ben

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

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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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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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Small is Beautiful

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

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Colombo’s Reach

Many of Singapore’s leaders are U of T grads, thanks to a unique scholarship

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Waste Not, Want Not

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

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Game On!

Toronto’s Pan Am Games will leave a golden legacy for U of T, its athletes and the city.

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Using Their Words

Student startup gives kids a leg up with language

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A Commitment to Innovation

There is no limit to giving back – it’s boundless

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Handheld Lab

U of T startup ChipCare gets set to unveil a revolutionary portable HIV blood-testing device

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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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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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Memories of Gull Lake

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

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The Curious Squirrel

It’s hard to say who’s more fascinated, the photographer or her subject.

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Walter Curlook was Mining’s Green Pioneer

The engineer, inventor, Inco executive and U of T prof is remembered for his boundless passion, spirit and energy

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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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The Spy Among Us

U of T prof Pat Bayly headed up North America’s first spy school and developed an “unbreakable” cipher machine during the Second World War

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Alumnus Elevates Entrepreneurship with $1-million Donation

Philanthropy key to supporting student inventors

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Letters to the Editor

Praise for mindfulness, a new ultra-cool record, concerns about the hidden labour pool

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A Tuna Loonie in the Food Bank

U of T engineers and architects won the award for structural ingenuity at Toronto’s annual Canstruction competition

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Incredible Impact – in Engineering

Technology Enhanced Active Learning (TEAL) classrooms foster collaboration, active learning and accelerated innovation

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A Quicker Fix

A new app aims to smooth out the often prickly relationship between residents and property managers

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How to Build a Sustainable City

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

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A Reunion to Remember

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

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In the Loop

Ronnie Yip transforms a water park into a surreal setting

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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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Security in a Heartbeat

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

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Pictures from Above

Remote-controlled drone makes aerial cinematography much faster and cheaper

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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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Sun Smiles

Arih Struger-Kalkman explores the hardships of leaving the past behind

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Lighting a Revolution

Three grads have developed an LED that uses a fraction of the electricity of other light bulbs

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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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Stress Buster

How personal changes led Bailey Vaez to promote wellness at work

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Pauline Chan and Keith Thomas

Friendship came first for Chan, a CTV news anchor and Thomas, CEO of Vive Nano

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Rotary Club

How does one build a human-powered helicopter?

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Digital Prophet

Wattpad co-founder Allen Lau predicts a book publishing revolution

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George and Barbara Rooke

For this Fonthill, Ontario, couple it was a match made in music. And almost 65 years later, they’re still in tune

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Painting a Better Future

Jose Herrera inspires humanitarian work through photography

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Bringing the Internet to Millions

Suneet Singh Tuli has engineered an affordable tablet computer for the developing world

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Rooftop Gardener

Sarah Wilson was one of 177 graduating students to win a Gordon Cressy Student Leadership Award this year for extracurricular contributions

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The Aviator

Brave, dashing and touched by the spirit of adventure, Douglas McCurdy became the first person to fly an airplane out of sight of land

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Calling All Businesses

Francis Shen credits luck, good ideas, timing and avoiding complacency for his success with Aastra Technologies

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Steve Dennis

“My goal isn’t to end global conflict, but to end the suffering of people who live in places where conflict takes away their basic human rights”

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Ronda Wabie and Greg Evans

A second meeting at the Victoria College pub brought two students eye to eye

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The World’s First ICBBM

That’s Intercontinental Beer-Burning Ballistic Missile

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Ms. Universe

Astronaut Julie Payette prepares for her second journey into space

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Varsity Track Gets New Name

The Davenport Family Foundation supports Varsity Centre campaign in memory of John L. Davenport

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Anthony Lacavera

Telecom entrepreneur sees a big future in smartphones

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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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Failing is Part of Innovating

How an early defeat helped U of T alum Tom Jenkins and his company, OpenText, succeed

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Tackling Football’s Ratings

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

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Greener Pastures

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

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The Aviator

Brave, dashing and touched by the spirit of adventure, Douglas McCurdy became the first person to fly an airplane out of sight of land

recent post image

Ms. Universe

Astronaut Julie Payette prepares for her second journey into space

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Game On!

Toronto’s Pan Am Games will leave a golden legacy for U of T, its athletes and the city.

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Calling All Businesses

Francis Shen credits luck, good ideas, timing and avoiding complacency for his success with Aastra Technologies

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Pauline Chan and Keith Thomas

Friendship came first for Chan, a CTV news anchor and Thomas, CEO of Vive Nano

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Security in a Heartbeat

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

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In the Loop

Ronnie Yip transforms a water park into a surreal setting

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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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Varsity Track Gets New Name

The Davenport Family Foundation supports Varsity Centre campaign in memory of John L. Davenport

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Karen Pitre & Kay Worthington

Life lessons learned in sport

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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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Sun Smiles

Arih Struger-Kalkman explores the hardships of leaving the past behind

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Alvin Mok

Engineer founded software company while still a student

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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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Steve Dennis

“My goal isn’t to end global conflict, but to end the suffering of people who live in places where conflict takes away their basic human rights”

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Coming Home

How U of T grads are making a difference – where their help is needed most

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The Curious Squirrel

It’s hard to say who’s more fascinated, the photographer or her subject.

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Painting a Better Future

Jose Herrera inspires humanitarian work through photography

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Hana Zalzal

Engineering grad creates make-up for the stars

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Maryam Modir Shanechi

Engineering student is hoping to change how we interact with computers

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Anthony Lacavera

Telecom entrepreneur sees a big future in smartphones

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Ronda Wabie and Greg Evans

A second meeting at the Victoria College pub brought two students eye to eye

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Michael Serbinis

Internet entrepreneur experienced tech boom and bust

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Digital Prophet

Wattpad co-founder Allen Lau predicts a book publishing revolution

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Hydrogen Village

Pierre Rivard imagines an “Internet of energy” on Toronto’s Port Lands

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The Spy Among Us

U of T prof Pat Bayly headed up North America’s first spy school and developed an “unbreakable” cipher machine during the Second World War

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Rooftop Gardener

Sarah Wilson was one of 177 graduating students to win a Gordon Cressy Student Leadership Award this year for extracurricular contributions

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The World’s First ICBBM

That’s Intercontinental Beer-Burning Ballistic Missile

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They Say They Want a Revolution

Internet organization assists young social activists

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The Cabbage Patch Kid

Mike Wood’s unusual talent has taken him around the world

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Incredible Impact – in Engineering

Technology Enhanced Active Learning (TEAL) classrooms foster collaboration, active learning and accelerated innovation

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Bringing the Internet to Millions

Suneet Singh Tuli has engineered an affordable tablet computer for the developing world

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Swimming for Gold

Keeping swimming at the forefront of U of T sports

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Lighting a Revolution

Three grads have developed an LED that uses a fraction of the electricity of other light bulbs

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How to Build a Sustainable City

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

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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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Rotary Club

How does one build a human-powered helicopter?

recent post image

Loving the Aliebn

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

recent post image

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

recent post image

Memories of Gull Lake

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

recent post image

Pictures from Above

Remote-controlled drone makes aerial cinematography much faster and cheaper

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Class of ’47 Engineers

Giving to future engineers

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George and Barbara Rooke

For this Fonthill, Ontario, couple it was a match made in music. And almost 65 years later, they’re still in tune

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Small is Beautiful

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

recent post image

Stress Buster

How personal changes led Bailey Vaez to promote wellness at work

recent post image

A Quicker Fix

A new app aims to smooth out the often prickly relationship between residents and property managers

recent post image

Letters to the Editor

Praise for mindfulness, a new ultra-cool record, concerns about the hidden labour pool

recent post image

Handheld Lab

U of T startup ChipCare gets set to unveil a revolutionary portable HIV blood-testing device

recent post image

Using Their Words

Student startup gives kids a leg up with language

recent post image

Walter Curlook was Mining’s Green Pioneer

The engineer, inventor, Inco executive and U of T prof is remembered for his boundless passion, spirit and energy

recent post image

A Tuna Loonie in the Food Bank

U of T engineers and architects won the award for structural ingenuity at Toronto’s annual Canstruction competition

recent post image

A Commitment to Innovation

There is no limit to giving back – it’s boundless

recent post image

Waste Not, Want Not

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

recent post image

A Reunion to Remember

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

recent post image

Colombo’s Reach

Many of Singapore’s leaders are U of T grads, thanks to a unique scholarship

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Alumnus Elevates Entrepreneurship with $1-million Donation

Philanthropy key to supporting student inventors

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