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Night Owls Unite

An all-night event at Hart House celebrated sleep – and the lack of it

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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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The Monsters in Your Head

The Old Trout Puppet Workshop’s latest production, Jabberwocky, speaks to our deepest fears

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60 Seconds With Nora Polley

Stratford’s secret weapon

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The Registrar Who Championed Me

A U of T staff member helped Cheryl Perera manage her schoolwork while she fought for children’s rights

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Greg Bolton Is Creating New Ways of Telling Stories Online

As a creative director at Toronto’s Jam3, he pushes the limits of what’s possible with design and technology

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Making Money Out of Thin Air

U of T startup Exact Media finds a way to turn excess space into a business

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Exploring Northern Communities

U of T alumni connect with First Nations people in northern Ontario

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Inception

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

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An Uncomfortable Truth

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

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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

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Generation T

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

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Keen Tweets

Twitter postings from some of the platform’s biggest influencers

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Antarctica Bound

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

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The Children’s Crusader

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

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Literary Midwife

Eliza Reid helps writers deliver prose at her Iceland retreat

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Everyone’s Campus Home

New warden John Monahan on the allure of Hart House

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On Art and Faith

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

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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

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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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Taking Flight

Barbara Konecny captures the beauty of an unexpected moment in Istanbul

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Standing for Truth

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

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Putting Students First

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

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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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Following Two Dreams

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

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Man on the Move

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

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Today, Oxford. Tomorrow, the World

Students Caroline Leps and Moustafa Abdalla win Rhodes Scholarships

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A New Way to Give

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

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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

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The Investigative Spirit

How a Munk School fellowship helped a religion major turn journalist

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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

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Preventing a Mass Poisoning

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

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Brew Crew

Lee Tseng’s craft beers are a hit in Shanghai

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Writing for Rookie Blue

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

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Tour de Force

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

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History’s Turning Points

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

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Bon Appetit, Paris

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

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Cry the Beloved Country

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

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Family History Sleuth

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

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Pauline Chan and Keith Thomas

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

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Blue and White Pride

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

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Computer Whiz

Dag Spicer talks tech at his Silicon Valley museum

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TV’s Troubled Surgeon

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

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Diplomatic to the Core

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

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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

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The World According to Walt

Wingfield Lost and Found hits Toronto

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Balkan Journey

Living on the fringes of Europe

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Tweet the Vote

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

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Messenger of Peace

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

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The Boy in the Moon

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

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Outliers: The Story of Success

Author Malcolm Gladwell looks beyond individual traits of the wildly successful

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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

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Ben Barry

Modelling agent promotes women of all ages, shapes and sizes

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Wendy Yu

Marketing whiz is bringing the NBA to China

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Al Jazeera’s Bridge-builder

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

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A Time to Rebuild

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

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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

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Everyone Is Interesting

Toronto author Sheila Heti finds literary inspiration all around her

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Judd Palmer

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

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Catherine Manoukian

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

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60 Seconds With Nora Polley

Stratford’s secret weapon

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The Monsters in Your Head

The Old Trout Puppet Workshop’s latest production, Jabberwocky, speaks to our deepest fears

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

Night Owls Unite

An all-night event at Hart House celebrated sleep – and the lack of it

recent post image

Family History Sleuth

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

recent post image

Tour de Force

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

recent post image

Writing for Rookie Blue

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

recent post image

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

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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

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TV’s Troubled Surgeon

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

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Pauline Chan and Keith Thomas

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

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The Boy in the Moon

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

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Michael Ignatieff & Bob Rae

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

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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.”

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Judd Palmer

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

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An Uncomfortable Truth

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

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Tweet the Vote

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

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Messenger of Peace

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

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In Their Own Write

Kenneth Oppel, Andrew Pyper, Lynn Crosbie, Cristina Kuok, David Layton and Tim Long

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Compete and Prosper

Rotman creates the J. Douglas and Ruth Grant Chair in Competitiveness

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Two for the Rhodes

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

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The World According to Walt

Wingfield Lost and Found hits Toronto

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Balkan Journey

Living on the fringes of Europe

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Alphabet Soup

More than a decade ago, a bunch of U of T characters began to dine from A to Z using the Yellow Pages as a restaurant guide

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Prize Writer

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

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A Geodetic Monument

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

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MuchMore Sung

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

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Everyone Is Interesting

Toronto author Sheila Heti finds literary inspiration all around her

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Ben Barry

Modelling agent promotes women of all ages, shapes and sizes

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Bon Appetit, Paris

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

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There Are No Small Potatoes

To New Yorker scribe Malcolm Gladwell, little things make a huge difference. Right now, he has his eye on his next big idea – french fries

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Al Jazeera’s Bridge-builder

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

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Computer Whiz

Dag Spicer talks tech at his Silicon Valley museum

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Man on the Move

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

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Wendy Yu

Marketing whiz is bringing the NBA to China

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Cry the Beloved Country

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

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Following Two Dreams

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

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A Time to Rebuild

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

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The GG and U of T

The Right Hon. Adrienne Clarkson is sworn in as Governor General

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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

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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

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Making History

Dominion Institute aims to inform Canadians about their own history

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Blue and White Pride

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

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Outliers: The Story of Success

Author Malcolm Gladwell looks beyond individual traits of the wildly successful

recent post image

Generation T

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

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Diplomatic to the Core

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

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Standing for Truth

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

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A Lifetime of Study

Alumna earned a U of T degree at age 87

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Today, Oxford. Tomorrow, the World

Students Caroline Leps and Moustafa Abdalla win Rhodes Scholarships

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Catherine Manoukian

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

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Taking Flight

Barbara Konecny captures the beauty of an unexpected moment in Istanbul

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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

recent post image

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

recent post image

Brew Crew

Lee Tseng’s craft beers are a hit in Shanghai

recent post image

A New Way to Give

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

recent post image

Preventing a Mass Poisoning

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

recent post image

History’s Turning Points

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

recent post image

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

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The Investigative Spirit

How a Munk School fellowship helped a religion major turn journalist

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