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Women Are in the House!

A unique U of T program that takes 100 female students to Parliament Hill aims to encourage more women to enter politics

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On a Mission of Compassion

The recipient of a Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship, Deborah Emilia Solomon wants to devote her engineering career “to the service of others”

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Margaret Addison Hall

This grad devoted much of her career to supporting young women at U of T, so Victoria University named a residence after her

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Taking Waste off the Menu

U of T grad Lucy Cullen has been named one of Canada’s top environmentalists for helping restaurants earn more – by throwing away less

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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

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At Home in the World

Noor Naga’s work, including her award-winning poem, explores the question of belonging

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A Play’s Hopeful Message

Since joining the cast of Come From Away, Lee MacDougall has never seen so many audience members overcome with emotion. “This story reminds us of who we are”

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The Spy Among Us

In Kerry Clare’s first novel, Mitzi Bytes, a blogger has a secret online presence – but someone is threatening to expose her

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So You Want to Build a Startup?

10 tips from some of Canada’s top entrepreneurs

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Music to the Ears

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

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Making a Murderer

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

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Of Hearth and Home – and Health

A simple U of T innovation could help prevent burns among millions of children in developing countries

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A New Role for Theatre-Goers

Nadia Ross, the winner of Canada’s biggest drama prize, likes to keep her audiences on their toes. They don’t just “sit in the dark and behave properly”

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Battling a Health Emergency

Heather Johnston helps combat AIDS in Malawi as president of Dignitas

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A Tale of Two Rodeo Stars

Brendan Bowles explores the nature of friendship in his award-winning story

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Build It and They Will Come

A whole house made out of toy bricks? Kids of all ages love this anthropology grad’s designs

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Keen Tweets

Twitter postings from some of the platform’s biggest influencers

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The Konrad Group Helps Brands Boost their Digital Mojo

These U of T alumni help businesses from CBC to Coca-Cola thrive online

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Arriving in a Place Where Almost No One Looks Like You

Certain immigrant experiences – such as the tales of those in rural communities – are overlooked in Canada, writes Sana Malik

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A Stroll into Marriage

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

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Ninja Power!

Alumni nab deal with Playstation for video game N++

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Film Translator

Anne Appathurai makes sure audiences understand foreign-language films – in less space than a tweet!

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A Legacy as Big as All Outdoors

How the art of giving back motivates photographer Richard Phibbs

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Paperbacks Alongside 3D Printers

New Toronto city librarian Vickery Bowles wants everyone to read, write, create

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Letters to the Editor

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

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Today, Oxford. Tomorrow, the World

Students Caroline Leps and Moustafa Abdalla win Rhodes Scholarships

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Join the Science Party!

In her book Sex, Drugs and Rock ‘n’ Roll, Zoe Cormier explores the workings of our rowdiest pastimes

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Voyage Into Ice

Daniel Kukla’s camera discovers an otherworldly Arctic

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Students Celebrate the Armistice on November 11, 1918

A diary entry from U of T’s women students on the day the First World War ended

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The Two of Us

For Donald and Hana Nute, home straddles two different worlds.

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A Creative Director for Toronto?

Jason Logan argues that what the city needs most are innovative, visual, urban design ideas

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60 Seconds with Aelita Brivins

What you don’t know about how you’re communicating

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World Changer

Katharine Hayhoe is one of the world’s top voices for climate action

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Good Neighbour

Nicolas Koff is helping crowdfund community improvement projects

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Faces of ’14: Graduation!

What happens after life at U of T?

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Chocolate Scientist

Elena Grouios works in a chocolate factory, inventing new treats. Sweet!

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Flights of Peace

Antoine Pappalardo is the CEO of a Toronto-based airline that flies aid missions to many of the world’s hot spots

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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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Fish Market

Emily Paskevics writes about a vivid encounter at the market in Sonsonate, El Salvador

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Uncovering Fraud

Computer science grad Stephen Piron is helping banks stay on the right side of regulators

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Cupcake Maestro

Tania Grafstein-Ho’s entrepreneurial spirit and love of desserts motivated her to start an artisanal baking business

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The Gift

Finalist in the 2013 U of T Magazine Poetry Contest

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Cyst

Finalist in the 2013 U of T Magazine Poetry Contest

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Canada’s Most Wanted

Nathan Morlando brings the story of famed Toronto bank robber Edwin Boyd to the big screen

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It Happened One Night

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

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Eight Degrees of Education

Most people retire from higher education after a maximum of three degrees. Lorne Bozinoff went for eight

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To Serve and Restore

Richard Iorweth Thorman helps restore the M1917 tank – a rare piece of Canadian history

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The Lives of Others

Learning to sew or wield a chainsaw is all in a day’s work for writer Ian Williams

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A Butterfly on the Rhubarb Leaves

Brandon Marlon uses vivid imagery in his poetic verses

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Lifelong Learner

Jessie Current believed in the value of education, and created scholarships so others could follow their academic dreams

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Frye’s Anatomy

To his English students, Northrop Frye, the brilliant literary critic, was an intellectual god and a master lecturer. One-on-one, though, he could be difficult to read

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The Book Shredder

Northrop Frye kept three personal libraries, but wasn’t above throwing away books he was finished with

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Holding Court

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

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Shakespearean Simpleton

Donald Sutherland performs in Hart House Theatre’s The Tempest

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Driven

Albert Tan uses the Brenizer method to get a new photographic effect on a familiar subject

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The Sweetest Tour

Audrey Ooi leads a sampling of the world’s most interesting desserts in Toronto’s Kensington Market

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Chasing Happiness

In his new book, Ray Robertson contemplates what makes life worth living

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At Your Service

After three decades as a reporter, Caitlin Kelly enters the low-wage world of retail

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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 Debut

How do you write a bestselling first novel? If you’re Tom Rachman, you start by majoring in film

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Voyage Into Ice

Daniel Kukla’s camera discovers an otherworldly Arctic

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Cupcake Maestro

Tania Grafstein-Ho’s entrepreneurial spirit and love of desserts motivated her to start an artisanal baking business

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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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To Serve and Restore

Richard Iorweth Thorman helps restore the M1917 tank – a rare piece of Canadian history

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Frye’s Anatomy

To his English students, Northrop Frye, the brilliant literary critic, was an intellectual god and a master lecturer. One-on-one, though, he could be difficult to read

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The Nature of Things

Robert Bateman, 76, talks about wildlife art, conservation and the joys of painting predators

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Close-Up

He’s snapped Victoria’s Secret models and Hollywood celebs. So why has hot New York photographer Richard Phibbs turned serious?

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Voice of Silence

Journalist Andrew Mitrovica meets one of In Cold Blood’s reticent Clutter sisters

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The Debut

How do you write a bestselling first novel? If you’re Tom Rachman, you start by majoring in film

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60 Seconds with Victoria Banks

The Nashville songwriter has released her first CD

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Fear of Numbers

Why do so many kids struggle with math?

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Food for Thought

Nick Saul serves up healthy meals and civic engagement at The Stop

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Healthy Hearts

Neena Kanwar says her company, KMH Cardiology and Diagnostic Centres, is committed to quality patient care, short wait times and state-of-the-art technology

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Chocolate Scientist

Elena Grouios works in a chocolate factory, inventing new treats. Sweet!

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Fish Market

Emily Paskevics writes about a vivid encounter at the market in Sonsonate, El Salvador

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Georgia Coffee Star

A typhoon bears down on a travelling couple in the winning entry in the 2009 Alumni Short Story Contest

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“This Is a Generational Struggle”

Captain Bruce Rolston wonders how long Afghanistan’s calm facade will remain after peacekeepers leave

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Faces of ’14: Graduation!

What happens after life at U of T?

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Chasing Happiness

In his new book, Ray Robertson contemplates what makes life worth living

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Breese Davies

“The privilege of living and working in Canada comes with the duty to protect the fundamental rights of the most vulnerable.”

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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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The Sweetest Tour

Audrey Ooi leads a sampling of the world’s most interesting desserts in Toronto’s Kensington Market

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Flights of Peace

Antoine Pappalardo is the CEO of a Toronto-based airline that flies aid missions to many of the world’s hot spots

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Hal Jackman’s Gift to Last

As our 30th chancellor concludes his term, his one-of-a-kind contribution will live on

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“My Captain, My Matelot”

Tuan Nguyen and Richard Bingham have weathered both fair and rough waters together

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At the Top of Her Game

Last year, Nancy Lee forged the largest sports-rights contract in Canadian broadcast history

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Eight Degrees of Education

Most people retire from higher education after a maximum of three degrees. Lorne Bozinoff went for eight

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Melanie Moore and Brad Tapson

“Sometimes Brad plays his guitar, I play the piano and we sing together. I swear, we’ll wind up being the von Trapp family someday.”

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Justice for All

Lawyer Ann Schofield Baker took on U.S. Homeland Security – and won

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Independence Day

The Independent Weekly celebrates 25 years

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Film Translator

Anne Appathurai makes sure audiences understand foreign-language films – in less space than a tweet!

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Life Before Shakespeare

Records of Early English Drama marks milestone at U of T

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Coming Home

How U of T grads are making a difference – where their help is needed most

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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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Ms. Chatelaine

New editor-in-chief Maryam Sanati brings an international perspective to the popular women’s magazine

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Shakespearean Simpleton

Donald Sutherland performs in Hart House Theatre’s The Tempest

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Big on Business

Paul Giannaris, Dionne England, Eira Thomas, Natalie Townsend and Leonard Asper

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Around the World at 80 Years

Daphne Schiff earned her pilot’s license in 1970 at the age of 46 and has flown in so many races that she’s lost count

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What a School Can Be

Dr. Alison Kelford finds new meaning for “community” in Maasai Mara, Kenya

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Heart and Soul

$1-million gift in honour of bank chairman will support scholarships at Rotman

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Mark Schatzker

The journalist and traveller aims to “see, feel and taste differences in the land”

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Lunchtime Express

Five years, and thousands of meals later, Victoria students are still delivering lunches to those in need

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The Book Shredder

Northrop Frye kept three personal libraries, but wasn’t above throwing away books he was finished with

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Portrait of a Master

Artist paints tribute to literary theorist Northrop Frye

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Remorse and the Post-Op Denver Convention

Runner-up and Reader’s Choice Winner in the 2009 Alumni Short Story Contest.

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Elizabeth Hay Wins Giller Prize

Scientist grads awarded honorary degrees, inducted into National Women’s Hall of Fame

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The Finance Crisis and Rescue

What Went Wrong? Why? What Lessons Can Be Learned?

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Tales from the Crypt

Rod Gudino runs his horror empire from a former funeral home

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Mining Innovations

Entrepreneur Pierre Lassonde and Goldcorp help fund a new mining centre

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Driven

Albert Tan uses the Brenizer method to get a new photographic effect on a familiar subject

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Ray Hsu

Poet will soon publish his first full-length book

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Wikipedia Wonderboy

Victoria College alum is a daily contributor to the free online encyclopedia, Wikipedia

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Learning to Let Go

In her new book, author Marni Jackson searches for the right level of involvement in her adult son’s life

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Law Grad Wins Emmy

David Shore honoured for medical drama House

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Paperbacks Alongside 3D Printers

New Toronto city librarian Vickery Bowles wants everyone to read, write, create

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Kayla Perrin

For the successful romance novelist, life isn’t all pink chiffon and strong-jawed suitors

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Theatre of Love

Alfred Bader donates $6 million for the construction of Victoria College theatre

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Stranger Music

Two alumni push musical boundaries

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The Damage Done

Hilary Davidson’s first crime novel keeps you guessing till the last page

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“Ontario’s Eve” Makes Bequest to Vic One

First female lieutenant-governor of both Ontario and Canada, leaves bequest to her alma mater

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