An Historic Investment in Canadian Science and Innovation

$190 million will be spent upgrading U of T’s research labs

The Inner Lives of Gang Members

Professor Randol Contreras spends time with the Maravilla in Los Angeles

A Mystery Intruder at UTM?

A new mobile game helps orient first-year students to the Mississauga campus

Investigating Media Bias

Visible minority political candidates get short shrift from newspapers, study finds

Much Ado about William

What explains Shakespeare’s enduring appeal, 400 years after his death?

Cities in Ruins

Prof. Tong Lam’s photographs depict urban decay in Asia, and the parallels between security and surveillance in east and west

Spidey in the 6ix

The masked hero seems poised to catch Toronto in his web

Those Things We Do

Relive some of the wonderful, and occasionally weird, traditions that happen only at U of T

Letters to the Editor

Readers praise UTSC’s new principal, call for action to limit global warming, and question a campus car park

Northern Renaissance

U of T Mississauga’s North Building will house humanities, social sciences and provide a “backdrop for campus life”

Northern Exposure

A U of T prof aims to better understand the needs of cancer patients in Nunavut

Pssst, Wanna Buy a Kidney?

Most people recoil at the thought of selling human organs. But supplying the right information can change attitudes, a U of T study finds

New Centre to Fight Cancer

A U of T Mississauga team is tackling some of the most fatal forms of the disease

Photo courtesy Master of Science in Biomedical Communications program, U of T Mississauga

Anatomy of an Illustrator

Artist Maria Torrence Wishart founded U of T’s 90-year-old medical illustration department, now a thriving master’s program

Photo: Courtney Keir

Theatre Students in Spotlight at Shaw Festival

U of T Mississauga students pull back the curtain on the unique world of repertory theatre

U of T’s World Wide Web

The university’s scholars are collaborating with partners in every region of the globe to answer questions that challenge us all

Helping Students Boost Academic Skills

Donor Robert Gillespie knew from experience how tough it can be to study without help

Jake Bouma/Flickr

Before Science, There Was… Literature?

Not so long ago, theories about the natural world were often put forth in poems and plays

Lislehurst bridge at U of T Mississauga by Adrian Berg(aoberg) on Flickr

The 10 Best Places at U of T to Steal a Kiss with Your Sweetheart

Woo your Valentine with a romantic vista or a secluded paradise… all without leaving campus!

She Shoots! She Scores!

Mississauga students honour Hazel McCallion with musical tribute

Cultivating Leaders

The Institute for Management and Innovation, a progressive school of management, launches at U of T Mississauga

The Business Unicorn

Companies that attain a $1-billion market valuation before their 10th year are vanishingly rare

Visual Aide

The biomedical communications program at U of T Mississauga helps students communicate complex ideas

Arctic Sea Ice in Century-Long Decline

U of T scientist uses long-lived algae to track annual changes in northern climate back to 1300s

Building Boom

Since 2005, a total of 37 major building projects have been completed or are now underway

A Home for Innovators

New Innovation Complex will prepare next generation of entrepreneurs

Sparks of Brilliance

Meet U of T’s next generation of scientists, thinkers and inventors

Starving Cancer Cells

Many scientists work for years to find a cure for a single type of cancer – Patrick Gunning has his sights set on four

Building a Virtual Jukebox

UTM entrepreneurs win $2,500 for their eJuked app

A Single Leaf

Amarpreet Kaur showcases nature at U of T Mississauga

A Snowy Occasion

Haseef Agha highlights the charms of U of T Mississauga

Clash of the Britons

Was the War of 1812 actually a civil war?

Photo by Xing Yuan Zeng

Playground

Xing Yuan Zeng relives childhood memories through pictures

Photo by Steve Frost

Unlimited Potential

U of T Mississauga campaign targets pressing societal challenges

Photo by Nicolle Wahl

Popular Scientist

Eugenia Duodu wins award for her research into targeting cancerous cells, and for teaching kids science

Photo by Gustavo Toledo

Distinctive Strength

Exciting, dynamic growth is happening at U of T’s east and west campuses

An Apple for the Students

Autistic children develop better communications skills when using iPads, researcher finds

Photo by Ken Jones

Intellectual Hubs

New instructional centres are opening at U of T’s east and west campuses

President David Naylor

Realizing Our Potential

Growing evidence shows the importance of life’s early years

Architectural Rendering: Kongats Architects

Tomorrow’s Doctors

Medical students will doubly benefit from Terrence Donnelly’s new gift

Photo: Getty Images, Stephen Trussler

The Lives of Animals

Most animals raised for food in Canada live on industrial sites where they never go outdoors. Under our laws, this is perfectly legal, but is it ethical?

Rendering Courtesy of Kongats Architects

Physicians in Training

Landmark donation brings medical academy to Mississauga

The Shapes of Bones

New technique using X-rays could help forensic scientists identify the dead

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

The Rules of Attraction

Tinkering with pheromones turns fruit flies into indiscriminate lovers

Photo by Cavan Images/Getty Images

The Ideal Distance from Farm to Fork

Local food isn’t always environmentally the best, says geography prof Pierre Desrochers

Bridge Over Time

U of T Mississauga landmark is popular among newlyweds

What You Eat Says about You

People who eat “good” foods are perceived as more trustworthy, study finds

Cause Celeb

Do Hollywood stars change the public’s perception of issues?

Boosting Medicine and Science at UTM and UTSC

A new academy of medicine in Mississauga and groundbreaking held for science building at UTSC

Dinosaur’s “Duck Bill” Not Linked to Sense of Smell

PhD student reconstructs the brain and nasal cavity of the lambeosaur

Bringing Good Skills to Life

Academic Skills Centre at the University of Toronto at Mississauga receives gift from three community partners

Science Librarianship Established at UTM

AstraZeneca Canada provides $250,000 for reference librarian

What Makes Us Happy?

Science offers surprising new answers

The Art of Stage Fighting

Daniel Levinson wants his students to fight like they mean it, but without getting hurt

Bringing Up Baby

Adult moms more affectionate toward infants, study finds

The Real CSI

Students in UTM’s forensic science program learn quickly that art does not always imitate life

Treasure Box

Students learn forensics at one of Canada’s few maggot ranches

What, Me Worry?

Anxiety affects a person’s sense of life satisfaction less than depression, prof says

Getting Bigger All the Time

New facilities open at all three campuses

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