Velut Arbor ævo

What does U of T’s motto mean?

Margaret Addison Hall

This grad devoted much of her career to supporting young women at U of T, so Victoria University named a residence after her


The name of this U of T Mississauga business accelerator refers to three “i” words central to entrepreneurship

World’s Easiest Book Club

This Hart House Library literary club is stress-free


Where did this misspelled moniker come from?

Luella Massey Studio Theatre

A tribute to a much beloved administrator

Creative Destruction Lab

Rotman’s innovation lab is all about disrupting the status quo

Roy Ivor Hall

A U of T Mississauga residence is named after the Birdman of Mississauga

Waakebiness-Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health

New Dalla Lana centre aims to improve health outcomes for aboriginal communities

Photo: Elizabeth Do


A ancient tradition is renewed at U of T’s Convocation

Namecheck: W.A.T.C.H.

Five years in an ashram inspired U of T student Neilank Jha to found this long-running community service club

N’sheemaehn Child Care Centre

The meaning behind the name of the N’sheemaehn Child Care Centre at U of T Scarborough is as interesting as the person who helped name it

There’s Nothing Buttery About It

The Trinity College cafeteria draws its name from the French word for “cask” or “barrel”

Teefy Hall

John Read Teefy was the driving force behind the affiliation of St. Michael’s College with U of T


Hart House’s choir members only use one instrument: their voices

Poculi Ludique Societas

U of T’s medieval drama group gives tell-all history on their Latin name

Wymilwood Café

What does “Wymilwood” mean?

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