Bringing Science Back

Can alumna Kirsty Duncan rejuvenate Canadian discovery and innovation?

On Being a Woman in Science

Canada’s minister of science Kirsty Duncan wrote about her experiences as a young scientist in Hunting the 1918 Flu

“Take Your Best Shot!” 2016 Photo Contest Winners

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

Revitalizing University College

Leslie Noble donates $50K to the UC restoration project

60 Seconds with David Sugarman

Ontario Science Centre guy gets a charge out of explaining the natural world

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

In the Pink

Anabela Piersol showcases independent clothing designers, as well as her own lovely creations

Antarctica Bound

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

U of T’s Olympians

More than 400 alumni have participated in the Olympics and Paralympics

“We Remember Him with Pride”

U of T alum Walter Kohn rose above tragedy to earn a Nobel Prize in chemistry

Data in Search of Scientists

With the U.S. facing a shortage of data analysts, a company led by a U of T grad is looking to bridge the gap

All the Light We Cannot See

As New York actor Ben Mehl deals with vision loss, he finds brightness amongst the shadows

A Force for Change in Her Time

Though she was a trained teacher, “Lib” Cranston found her true purpose volunteering

A Late-in-Life Activist

For much of his life, Jack Hallam couldn’t be public with his sexual politics. And then, suddenly, he could

Bringing History to Light

Alumna Joan Randall helps bring historically important documents to U of T

A Stroll into Marriage

Diana Addeo and Yan Cote chose to seal their future together on Philosopher’s Walk

60 Seconds with Ariel Garten

Calming the monkey mind

Roadmap for Life

Camilla Gibb’s new book, This is Happy, reflects on past moments and intense grief and joy

Photo courtesy U of T Scarborough

Where Do You Go, My Lovelies?

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

Game On!

Toronto’s Pan Am Games will leave a golden legacy for U of T, its athletes and the city.

Flamenco Dancer

At a crossroads between academia and the life of a dancer, Evelyne Benaïs-Lemelin chose her passion

Conversations for Change

Aldeli Albán Reyna is excited to share her work, on improving the status of Indigenous Canadians, at the United Nations

Photo by Mike Fergusson (ROM ID # 960.234.21)

Statue Rescuer

Susan Stock cleans the corrosion from ancient metal artefacts so museum-goers can see the original beauty

Letters to the Editor

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

Making a Mobile Marketplace

Jacob Korenblum connects people in areas where web access isn’t easy

One Man’s Life in Solitary

Lisa Valencia-Svensson’s award-winning film aims to change hearts

UC’s Fireball Lit This Match

Travels together and adventures apart have created the perfect balance for Farrah Schwartz and Rob Manne

Winter Kept Us Warm

Canada’s first feature film with a gay theme

Letters to the Editor

The impact of cyberbullying, remembering the First World War and the pros and cons of university differentiation

Breaking News

Jonathan Keebler’s software has changed the way you stay up to date

2014 Photo Contest Winners

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

Letters to the Editor

Praise for mindfulness, a new ultra-cool record, concerns about the hidden labour pool

Changed by War: Nothing Lacking but the Roar of Battle

While nothing could prepare recruits for the grim realities of trench warfare, the University of Toronto did what it could to equip its student soldiers for what was coming

Changed by War: Forgotten Warriors – Animals at War

Millions of animals served on both sides of the conflict. Lieutenant-Colonel John McCrae developed close bonds with his horse Bonfire and dogs Bonneau and Mike

Photo by Heather Pollack

A Woman on the Run

As her 50s approached, Margaret Webb set out to run her fastest-ever marathon… and write a book about aging and fitness

Faces of ’14: Graduation!

What happens after life at U of T?

Buzzing about Bees

What’s the buzz around urban beekeeping? Gurushabd Khalsa tells all

The Softness of Bodies

After a flood, a woman is haunted by the hundreds of fish stuck in her fence

The Play’s the Thing

A PhD student hopes video will spice up Shakespeare for high school readers

Playbook

Inner worlds unfold in Anne Michaels’ new poem

Time to Talk

Helen Walsh has an answer to political polarization and crisis: genuine conversation

Duddy and Me

Ted Kotcheff made almost 20 movies during his career – but it was a pair of small films that really got critics to take notice

In Memoriam: J.N. Patterson Hume

As a co-founder of the computer science department, Hume helped usher in the Information Age

Backpacking with a Purpose

David Berkal wants to change the way people think about tourism

Corduroy

Winner of the 2013 U of T Magazine Short Story Contest

Walking Alone

Adrian Berg spots colour in the winter landscape

It Happened One Night

For Tanya Koivusalo and Adam Nayman, it was a “blockbuster” beginning for a slow and steady romance

UC’s Bright Lights

University College celebrates “alumni of influence” with gala event

A Trip to the Stacks

Gillian Chow takes a photo of a special tourist at Robarts Library

A Majestic View

Anca Liliana Cismaru captures a gem of the Alps

Shapwick Heath

On Shapwick Heath

Ewan MacPherson turns to the natural world for poetic inspiration

Photo by Bernada Gospic

Spontaneous Success

Learning to stay in the moment gave Madeleine Bisson the key to great improv acting – and to her first film role.

Photo by Aaron Paulson

Shinjuku

Aaron Paulson experiments with the aesthetic of Japanese architecture

Photo by Derek Shapton

Clear and Present Danger

ABC correspondent Muhammad Lila reports from Pakistan and Afghanistan

Courtesy of Mehreen Hasan Rashid

Mehreen and Arsalan Rashid

The heart wants what the heart wants, but Mehreen and Arsalan offer a lesson in the virtues of patience

Courtesy of Murray Foster

60 Seconds with Murray Foster

A Cocksure Lad

Photo by Blair Gable Photography

Holding Court

Last fall, two U of T grads were appointed to the nation’s highest court

X-Files Icon

William B. Davis, who played Cigarette Smoking Man, doesn’t believe in conspiracy theories. But most of his fans do

Diplomatic to the Core

Diplomatic to the Core

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

Photo by Ivan Otis

Tales from a Troubadour

Justin Rutledge talks about the art of writing lyrics, working with Michael Ondaatje and surviving cat attacks

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