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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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Attracting Top International Grad Students to U of T

Edwin Leong establishes a $55,000 graduate scholarship to be awarded annually to two international students

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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 Wife’s Tale

In her new book, Aida Edemariam shares stories of her grandmother, who survived violence at home – and civil war

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Tackling Football’s Ratings

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

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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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“Everything in Life Requires Confidence”

How a U of T prof taught Alison Wiley the art of negotiation

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A Prisoner No More

For Kyla Fox, an eating disorder felt like a life sentence. Now recovered, she helps other people overcome theirs

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Love Yourself First

How do you foster greater self-worth and, in turn, help others? Nurture your inner foundation, says author and U of T alum Renu Persaud

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There Is No Magic Formula When Quitting an Addiction

By 28, I’d been arrested, convicted and kicked out of grad school. But it took me another two years to end my love affair with drugs

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Make No Mistake

Can a group of Toronto hospitals eliminate medical errors?

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A New Life After Loss

Over more than two decades, Rena Arshinoff built a successful career in medical science. Then she felt a spiritual call

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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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The City is Her Patient

Eileen de Villa targets opioids and homelessness as Toronto’s new medical officer of health

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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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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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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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At Home in the World

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

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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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The Trial of Anita Krajnc

In 2015, this U of T alum was charged after giving water to a pig. It only pushed her animal-rights activism to a new level

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The Spy Among Us

In Kerry Clare’s first novel, Mitzi Bytes, a blogger has a secret online presence – but someone is threatening to expose her

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So You Want to Build a Startup?

10 tips from some of Canada’s top entrepreneurs

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Lost Words

Dozens of Indigenous languages in Canada are in danger of disappearing. What will it take to save them?

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Toronto’s Top Money Man

City manager Peter Wallace talks tough with politicians on taxes and spending

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Music to the Ears

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

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Allies in Her Corner

U of T faculty and staff had this alum’s back, which enabled her to thrive

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Out of the Depths

New ROM exhibit tells the story of the world’s largest mammal

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Seeing New Worlds

How two U of T graduate students built North America’s first working electron microscope

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A Lifeline for People with Aphasia

A stroke or brain injury often robs patients of their ability to communicate thoughts and emotions. U of T alumna Aura Kagan found a way to help them converse again

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Exploring Toronto’s Tamil Heritage

Students at UTSC will be able to learn much more about Tamil language and culture, thanks to a $2-million gift

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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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In Memoriam: Russell J. Morrison

One of U of T’s most generous benefactors helped improve study spaces for students

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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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Of Hearth and Home – and Health

A simple U of T innovation could help prevent burns among millions of children in developing countries

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Beauty in the Everyday

During one terrible year, author Kyo Maclear finds solace by birding in the city

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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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Without a Trace

This U of T alum’s new novel highlights how a victim’s voice gets lost in tragedy

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“Take Your Best Shot!” 2016 Photo Contest Winners

Dozens of superb entries from around the world, few easy decisions for the judges

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Battling a Health Emergency

Heather Johnston helps combat AIDS in Malawi as president of Dignitas

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A Tale of Two Rodeo Stars

Brendan Bowles explores the nature of friendship in his award-winning story

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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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In Memoriam: Paula Goering

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

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A Life in Blogging

Kerry Clare reflects on how her online oeuvre has shaped her journey

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Standing for Truth

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

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Film Translator

Anne Appathurai makes sure audiences understand foreign-language films – in less space than a tweet!

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Where Do You Go, My Lovelies?

Fred and Norah Urquhart’s lifelong quest for the hidden kingdom of the Monarch butterfly

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Surf Scientist

Rob Brander put his specialized knowledge at the service of Australian surfers, and now a grateful nation calls him “Dr. Rip”

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Using Their Words

Student startup gives kids a leg up with language

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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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Letters to the Editor

Rankings overload, debating the use of fur in clothing and the pros and cons of fracking

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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 Journey with Marco Polo

Benjamin Olshin’s map research suggests an unexpectedly connected 13th-century world

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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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2014 Photo Contest Winners

Once again, there were hundreds of superb entries from around the world and very few easy decisions

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Woman’s Time

Around the world, there’s a shift happening for women and girls, says activist Sally Armstrong

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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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Monique and Haijo Westra

Sometimes love does happen in an elevator

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A Prisoner No More

For Kyla Fox, an eating disorder felt like a life sentence. Now recovered, she helps other people overcome theirs

recent post image

Love Yourself First

How do you foster greater self-worth and, in turn, help others? Nurture your inner foundation, says author and U of T alum Renu Persaud

recent post image

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

recent post image

A Professional “Safe Space” in the #MeToo Era

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

recent post image

Failing is Part of Innovating

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

recent post image

“Everything in Life Requires Confidence”

How a U of T prof taught Alison Wiley the art of negotiation

recent post image

Attracting Top International Grad Students to U of T

Edwin Leong establishes a $55,000 graduate scholarship to be awarded annually to two international students

recent post image

Tackling Football’s Ratings

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

recent post image

The Wife’s Tale

In her new book, Aida Edemariam shares stories of her grandmother, who survived violence at home – and civil war

recent post image

Greener Pastures

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

recent post image

Monique and Haijo Westra

Sometimes love does happen in an elevator

recent post image

2014 Photo Contest Winners

Once again, there were hundreds of superb entries from around the world and very few easy decisions

recent post image

Film Translator

Anne Appathurai makes sure audiences understand foreign-language films – in less space than a tweet!

recent post image

Sleuthing Toronto’s Odd History

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

recent post image

“Take Your Best Shot!” 2016 Photo Contest Winners

Dozens of superb entries from around the world, few easy decisions for the judges

recent post image

Where Do You Go, My Lovelies?

Fred and Norah Urquhart’s lifelong quest for the hidden kingdom of the Monarch butterfly

recent post image

Standing for Truth

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

recent post image

Surf Scientist

Rob Brander put his specialized knowledge at the service of Australian surfers, and now a grateful nation calls him “Dr. Rip”

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

Using Their Words

Student startup gives kids a leg up with language

recent post image

So You Want to Build a Startup?

10 tips from some of Canada’s top entrepreneurs

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 Life in Blogging

Kerry Clare reflects on how her online oeuvre has shaped her journey

recent post image

Woman’s Time

Around the world, there’s a shift happening for women and girls, says activist Sally Armstrong

recent post image

Letters to the Editor

Rankings overload, debating the use of fur in clothing and the pros and cons of fracking

recent post image

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

recent post image

A Journey with Marco Polo

Benjamin Olshin’s map research suggests an unexpectedly connected 13th-century world

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

Connecting through Film

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

recent post image

Exploring Toronto’s Tamil Heritage

Students at UTSC will be able to learn much more about Tamil language and culture, thanks to a $2-million gift

recent post image

Make No Mistake

Can a group of Toronto hospitals eliminate medical errors?

recent post image

There Is No Magic Formula When Quitting an Addiction

By 28, I’d been arrested, convicted and kicked out of grad school. But it took me another two years to end my love affair with drugs

recent post image

Beauty in the Everyday

During one terrible year, author Kyo Maclear finds solace by birding in the city

recent post image

Who Gets Called an Artist?

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

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

Battling a Health Emergency

Heather Johnston helps combat AIDS in Malawi as president of Dignitas

recent post image

3D Movies in the Sky

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

recent post image

A New Life After Loss

Over more than two decades, Rena Arshinoff built a successful career in medical science. Then she felt a spiritual call

recent post image

A Tale of Two Rodeo Stars

Brendan Bowles explores the nature of friendship in his award-winning story

recent post image

Lost Words

Dozens of Indigenous languages in Canada are in danger of disappearing. What will it take to save them?

recent post image

A Lifeline for People with Aphasia

A stroke or brain injury often robs patients of their ability to communicate thoughts and emotions. U of T alumna Aura Kagan found a way to help them converse again

recent post image

Anything’s Possible When Someone Believes in You

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

recent post image

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

recent post image

Without a Trace

This U of T alum’s new novel highlights how a victim’s voice gets lost in tragedy

recent post image

Open Book

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

recent post image

The City is Her Patient

Eileen de Villa targets opioids and homelessness as Toronto’s new medical officer of health

recent post image

Of Hearth and Home – and Health

A simple U of T innovation could help prevent burns among millions of children in developing countries

recent post image

In Memoriam: Russell J. Morrison

One of U of T’s most generous benefactors helped improve study spaces for students

recent post image

Seeing New Worlds

How two U of T graduate students built North America’s first working electron microscope

recent post image

Out of the Depths

New ROM exhibit tells the story of the world’s largest mammal

recent post image

Toronto’s Top Money Man

City manager Peter Wallace talks tough with politicians on taxes and spending

recent post image

Happy Feet

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

recent post image

Allies in Her Corner

U of T faculty and staff had this alum’s back, which enabled her to thrive

recent post image

The Spy Among Us

In Kerry Clare’s first novel, Mitzi Bytes, a blogger has a secret online presence – but someone is threatening to expose her

recent post image

At Home in the World

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

recent post image

Music to the Ears

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

recent post image

The Trial of Anita Krajnc

In 2015, this U of T alum was charged after giving water to a pig. It only pushed her animal-rights activism to a new level

recent post image

In the Spotlight, Yet Invisible

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

recent post image

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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