Minor Key

During one of life’s darker moments, alumna Camilla Gibb took comfort in learning something new

A New Generation Seeks to “Ban the Bomb”

Two U of T grads are taking part in UN treaty talks to outlaw atomic weapons. But not everyone’s on board

March of the King Penguins

U of T alum Maria Clauss meets some of the locals in sub-Antarctic South Georgia

The Trial of Anita Krajnc

In 2015, this U of T alum was charged after giving water to a pig. It only pushed her animal-rights activism to a new level

U of T Gains Global Edge

Applications from several countries soar as international students rethink where to attend university

In Memoriam: Rose Wolfe

Former chancellor remembered for her wit and warmth

Music to the Ears

Margaret Lam’s company aims to reduce ticket prices for concertgoers

Making a Murderer

A small-screen adaptation of Alias Grace starring alumna Sarah Gadon will air this fall

Lessons from My Grandfather

The late Sol Littman’s fight against anti-Semitism is a reminder “to not let history repeat itself”

Seeing New Worlds

How two U of T graduate students built North America’s first working electron microscope

Photo of Figure 1 app

“Instagram for Doctors” Helps Physicians Solve Medical Puzzlers

A smartphone app co-created by a U of T alum allows health professionals to share images of unusual cases

In Memoriam: Jim Delaney

A trusted adviser to students and U of T presidents, this staff member was also open about his mental health challenges

Beauty in the Everyday

During one terrible year, author Kyo Maclear finds solace by birding in the city

Family Guy

Stereotype or archetype? Actor Paul Sun-Hyung Lee talks about the biggest role of his career

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

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