Remembering Russell J. Morrison

Russell Morrison (1923 – 2016) was one of U of T’s most generous supporters. Through his giving, he strove to help students reach their full potential

Carl Mitchell’s Outstanding Service

Former president of the U of T Alumni Association has left a lasting impact

In Memoriam: Paula Goering

This U of T alum and prof helped people grappling with mental illness and homelessness

“We Remember Him with Pride”

U of T alum Walter Kohn rose above tragedy to earn a Nobel Prize in chemistry

Thora Gerow Mentored Hundreds of Nurses

The U of T alumna was one of the first nurse practitioners in Ontario, and advocated for the women in her profession her entire life

A Force for Change in Her Time

Though she was a trained teacher, “Lib” Cranston found her true purpose volunteering

A Late-in-Life Activist

For much of his life, Jack Hallam couldn’t be public with his sexual politics. And then, suddenly, he could

Literary Detective

Phyllis Grosskurth was one of Canada’s best biographers, and one of University College’s first female English professors

Photo: Reg Innell/Toronto Star Archives

George Connell Set U of T on a Firm Foundation

U of T’s 12th president charted a course for the university that took it to the top

John Evans Was a Champion of Innovative Medical Education

U of T’s ninth president truly changed the world

Remembering Joseph Rotman

Joseph Rotman, a leading Canadian businessman, philanthropist and one of U of T’s greatest champions, has passed away at age 80

Robert Remis Was a Pioneer in HIV-AIDS Research

He made it his life’s mission to track and prevent AIDS, saving countless lives

Erik Spicer was a Great Librarian

He modernized Canada‘s Library of Parliament, then helped other countries to do the same

Bernard Etkin Helped Save the Apollo 13 Crew

The professor of aerospace engineering, a beloved mentor to generations of engineers, also helped develop the Avro Arrow and even checked the aerodynamics of Toronto City Hall

Dennis Smith Pioneered Biomaterials in Canada

Leading scientist brought together experts from chemistry, medicine and dentistry to advance innovative new field

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

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