The GG and U of T

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

The Thousand-Year Itch

How do you get 10 scholars to wax anything but bored about the millennium? Scratch the surface of the Y2K hype and ask them to predict the future of their fields

Green Power

A 1969 article in The Varsity ignited students to start the Canadian environmental movement

Eye in the Sky

Ophthalmologist James Oestreicher circles the globe to treat patients in a converted DC-10

Stepping into the Future

Cutbacks in government funding for postsecondary education have eased off in the last couple of years; the Campaign for the University of Toronto is producing remarkable results, and a quarter of a billion dollars will be invested in new buildings and initiatives over the next decade.

An Inspired Appointment

Robert Birgeneau, alumnus and internationally acclaimed physicist, chosen U of T’s 14th president

A Solid Foundation

What is it that every educated person should know?

Stay the Course

Researchers test perceptions of highway traffic speed

Salt-water solution

Isolation of a gene could improve farming productivity in areas of the world where crops are compromised by saline irrigation water

Playing Politics

Authors say popular English theatre troupe of 1580s was supported by the Crown

Food for Thought

Researchers suggest humans evolved near water before moving inland

Caring for Caregivers

Study results suggest need for more in-home support services for grandparent caregivers

Given with GRADitude

Wheelchair-accessible picnic table is a gift from the department of occupational therapy’s class of ’98

Help for Palliative Care and Pain Control

Donations establish new professorship at U of T

Why They Give

Giving back to U of T

Travelling Doctors Bag Nobel Peace Prize

Médecins sans frontières (MSF) is helmed by alum, Dr. James Orbinski

The Rose Wolfe Distinguished Alumni Award

Awarded to Dr. Chao-Shiuan Liu, vice-premier of the Republic of China (Taiwan)

Hong Kong Scholars

Foundation assists Hong Kong students pursuing undergraduate studies at U of T

The Naughty-Naughts

Celebrating the creation of the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering

Category: Winter 1999