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Editor Extraordinaire

Francess Halpenny helped turn U of T into an academic publishing powerhouse

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In Memoriam: Martin Hunter

The former artistic director of Hart House Theatre helped students tackle everything from Shakespeare to musicals

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A Scholar Who Spoke Up for an Entire People

The question of a Kurdish homeland was central to Prof. Amir Hassanpour’s life and career

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In Memoriam: Jack Canfield

A passionate Wittgenstein scholar, he also pursued a spiritual practice in the Zen tradition

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A Legacy of Mentorship

U of T creates memorial scholarship and chair in honour of alumnus Geoff Taber, who died tragically in a fire in 2016

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In Memoriam: Rose Wolfe

Former chancellor remembered for her wit and warmth

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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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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

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Carl Mitchell’s Outstanding Service

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

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In Memoriam: Paula Goering

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

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“We Remember Him with Pride”

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

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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

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A Force for Change in Her Time

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

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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

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Literary Detective

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

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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

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John Evans Was a Champion of Innovative Medical Education

U of T’s ninth president truly changed the world

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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

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Robert Remis Was a Pioneer in HIV-AIDS Research

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

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Erik Spicer was a Great Librarian

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

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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

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Dennis Smith Pioneered Biomaterials in Canada

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

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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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Editor Extraordinaire

Francess Halpenny helped turn U of T into an academic publishing powerhouse

recent post image

In Memoriam: Martin Hunter

The former artistic director of Hart House Theatre helped students tackle everything from Shakespeare to musicals

recent post image

John Evans Was a Champion of Innovative Medical Education

U of T’s ninth president truly changed the world

recent post image

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

recent post image

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

recent post image

Carl Mitchell’s Outstanding Service

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

recent post image

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

recent post image

Robert Remis Was a Pioneer in HIV-AIDS Research

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

recent post image

Erik Spicer was a Great Librarian

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

recent post image

Literary Detective

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

recent post image

Dennis Smith Pioneered Biomaterials in Canada

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

recent post image

“We Remember Him with Pride”

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

recent post image

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

recent post image

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

recent post image

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

recent post image

A Force for Change in Her Time

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

recent post image

In Memoriam: Paula Goering

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

recent post image

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

recent post image

A Legacy of Mentorship

U of T creates memorial scholarship and chair in honour of alumnus Geoff Taber, who died tragically in a fire in 2016

recent post image

In Memoriam: Rose Wolfe

Former chancellor remembered for her wit and warmth

recent post image

Gerard Charles Frost Exemplified the “Greatest Generation”

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

recent post image

A Scholar Who Spoke Up for an Entire People

The question of a Kurdish homeland was central to Prof. Amir Hassanpour’s life and career

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In Memoriam: Jack Canfield

A passionate Wittgenstein scholar, he also pursued a spiritual practice in the Zen tradition

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