Inception

When the going gets tough, U of T alum Daisy Qin gets going – with her camera

An Uncomfortable Truth

U of T grad Shawn Ahmed has felt firsthand how religious beliefs can lead to discrimination

Remembering Austin Clarke

U of T alum was among the first writers in Canada to pay attention to everyday life in Toronto. He was also a champion of social justice

Generation T

For trans students at U of T, the fight for rights and equality is about much more than just washrooms

Keen Tweets

Twitter postings from some of the platform’s biggest influencers

Antarctica Bound

Rhodes Scholar Jessica Phillips wants to help protect the continent’s ecosystem – and its penguins

The Children’s Crusader

One billion kids experience violence worldwide each year. Susan Bissell has devoted her life to ending the abuse

Literary Midwife

Eliza Reid helps writers deliver prose at her Iceland retreat

Everyone’s Campus Home

New warden John Monahan on the allure of Hart House

On Art and Faith

Artists often understand more about sacrifice than many religious people do, writes Maggie Helwig

Urban Angel

Judy Matthews and her husband have given $25 million to turn a stretch of derelict land under the Gardiner into a vibrant park

Literary Detective

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

Taking Flight

Barbara Konecny captures the beauty of an unexpected moment in Istanbul

Photo: Ryan Walker

Standing for Truth

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

Photo: Andy King

Putting Students First

The Baillies’ $1-million gift is a boon for bursaries at Trinity College

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

Following Two Dreams

A unique scholarship enabled Meghan Moore to combine her passions for music and science

Man on the Move

New Toronto mayor John Tory aims to get the city back on track

Today, Oxford. Tomorrow, the World

Students Caroline Leps and Moustafa Abdalla win Rhodes Scholarships

A New Way to Give

Shawn Ahmed’s Uncultured Project reinvents charity for the digital age

In Her Shoes

Like many women, Tanya Heath loved the look of high heels, but not the pain that went with them. So she created her own line — with removable heels

The Investigative Spirit

How a Munk School fellowship helped a religion major turn journalist

Changed by War: Farmerettes Help at Home

In 1917 and 1918 hundreds of U of T “farmerettes” signed up for national service on Ontario farms

Preventing a Mass Poisoning

Alumna Shahreen Reza hopes to roll out her coconut-husk pump filter across Bangladesh

Brew Crew

Lee Tseng’s craft beers are a hit in Shanghai

Writing for Rookie Blue

Total immersion in the world of television led Tassie Cameron to screenwriting gigs – and her own show

Tour de Force

In Normandy, U of T students teach visitors about Canada’s role in the Second World War

History’s Turning Points

A major gift to Trinity College will help bring recent events into sharper focus for students

Bon Appetit, Paris

A food truck in a world culinary capital? With great fare, Jordan Feilders proves it’s possible

Cry the Beloved Country

A network of Syrian expats is bringing youth abroad to study in safety

Family History Sleuth

As a genealogical researcher, Kristina Bedford’s work runs the gamut from interpreting 11th-century documents to locating family gravestones

Pauline Chan and Keith Thomas

Friendship came first for Chan, a CTV news anchor and Thomas, CEO of Vive Nano

Blue and White Pride

New chancellor Michael Wilson is pumped to champion University of Toronto spirit

Computer Whiz

Computer Whiz

Dag Spicer talks tech at his Silicon Valley museum

TV's Troubled Surgeon - Photo of Caterina Scorsone by Raphael Mazzucco

TV’s Troubled Surgeon

Caterina Scorsone explores mental health issues while playing Dr. Amelia Shepherd on the show Private Practice

Diplomatic to the Core

Diplomatic to the Core

U of T has helped train many of Canada’s top diplomats

Photo by Michael Chambers Photography

The Making of a Judge

George Carter, the first Canadian-born black judge in the country, worked as a train porter to pay his tuition

Photo Courtesy of Ian Jackson

The World According to Walt

Wingfield Lost and Found hits Toronto

Photo Courtesy of Cindy Blaževic´

Balkan Journey

Living on the fringes of Europe

Tweet the Vote

Social media will be a force in this fall’s Toronto election, if a group of recent grads have their way

(Photo by Clay Stang)

Messenger of Peace

Student journalist Jasmeet Sidhu is named one of Glamour’s Top 10 College Women

(Random House of Canada/"The Boy in the Moon")

The Boy in the Moon

Journalist Ian Brown offers a profoundly honest portrayal of life as a parent of a disabled child

Outliers: The Story of Success

Author Malcolm Gladwell looks beyond individual traits of the wildly successful

So You Want to Write for Pictures?

From movies to TV and comedy to animation, here is a small sampling of U of T alumni who wrote their way to success south of the border

Ben Barry

Modelling agent promotes women of all ages, shapes and sizes

Wendy Yu

Marketing whiz is bringing the NBA to China

Al Jazeera’s Bridge-builder

Shereen El Feki is host of current affairs show, People and Power

A Time to Rebuild

A former Varsity Blues football player makes the case for U of T athletics

A Twist of Fate

Raymond Reilly was looking for a better way to diagnose breast cancer. Instead, he discovered a new way to treat it

Everyone Is Interesting

Toronto author Sheila Heti finds literary inspiration all around her

Judd Palmer

Puppeteer blurs the lines between adults’ and children’s theatre

Catherine Manoukian

Violinist debuted with Vancouver Symphony at age 12, and is now working on her fourth CD

Two for the Rhodes

Trinity College students will peruse graduate studies at Oxford University in England

MuchMore Sung

U of T degree taught alumna Hannah Sung to see all sides of a story

Star Turns: William Hutt

“I saw this hemorrhaging of talent across the border. If everyone left, we would never have a cultural picture in this country.”

Prize Writer

Austin Clarke wins $25,000 Giller Prize for his latest novel, The Polished Hoe

Michael Ignatieff & Bob Rae

Friends vied for the campus spotlight as student activists in the 1960s

Anthony Burton, Doug Cooper & Atom Egoyan

Trinity College friends

Making History

Dominion Institute aims to inform Canadians about their own history

A Geodetic Monument

Sculpture celebrates U of T grad who helped develop the theory of plate tectonics

Tag: Trinity College alumni