Flight of Fancy

A young dreamer enjoys a test drive on U of T’s flight simulator

For Whom the Bell Tolls

The Soldiers’ Tower carillon creates a unique U of T soundscape

Lights! Action! Learning!

UTSC was ahead of its time in pioneering lectures-through technology

The Blue and White Society Cheerleaders

“Shout! Fight! Blue and White!”

Vision of Canada

Harold Innis’s fur trade research in the summer of 1924 launched a celebrated academic career

Game of Kings and Queens

U of T’s chess club – Canada’s oldest – is undergoing a 21st-century revival

Paving the Way for the Information Highway

U of T profs are the first to send computer data across Canada

Domestic Doyennes

Household Science students learn the art and science of cooking

Ontario’s First Female Architect

After convocating, Esther Marjorie Hill went on to design rooms of her own

U of T Engineering turns 100

The Lady Godiva Memorial Band serenades students on Founder’s Day

Moot Point

Practising courtroom skills was a lot more fun in the days of student pranks

Photo by Orbelina Cortez

Concrete Jungle

How the Medical Sciences Building got its stripes

Courtesy of U of T archives

Medical Pioneer

Dr. Vera Peters saved lives with her treatments for breast cancer and Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Photo courtesy of U of T Archives

Shakespearean Simpleton

Donald Sutherland performs in Hart House Theatre’s The Tempest

Convocation Hall under construction

Beaux-Arts Beauty

Alumni and friends support Convocation Hall’s construction

Sewing for Solidarity

From bedding to kit bags, U of T women make items for the war effort

Photo: U of T Archives B1998-0033 [731090B-40]

Sage of Aquarius

Marshall McLuhan holds court at the Centre for Culture and Technology

Photo Courtesy of U of T archives/a1973-0050/002p(01)

Regal Reception

King George VI and Queen Elizabeth enjoy a visit to U of T in May 1939

Photo: University of Toronto Archives/a1978-0041/007(35)

Defying Gravity

Professor Wilbur Rounding Franks developed the first G-suit used in combat

Photo: University of Toronto Archives/a1980-0030/002 (21)

Training Days

Cadets get ready to serve in the First World War, on St. George Campus

Royal Runner

Bruce Kidd participates in the Queen’s Baton Relay – the first of two times

Photo courtesy of University of Toronto Archives/Robert Lansdale Photography Ltd. (B1998-0033[691120-15])

Earthly Pursuits

Sculptor Dora de Pédery-Hunt captures the likeness of Erindale’s principal

(Photo by Russell Monk)

Chemical Reaction

Professor John Polanyi’s groundbreaking work earns him a Nobel Prize

Photo: University of Toronto Archives/Robert Lansdale Photography Ltd. (B1998-0033/[731096-2])

Character Builders

Dedicated craftsmen carved the majestic entrance to University College

Clara Benson/Courtesy of the University of Toronto Archives

The March of Time

Convocation procession highlights progress women were making at U of T

The Bond of Victory

U of T students celebrate triumph in Europe during the Second World War

Chariots of Godiva

Engineering students use smarts and sabotage in a grand old race

Year of the Activist

A debate 40 years ago marked the start of a greater say for students at U of T

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