Town and Gown

A dynamic, world-class city and a top-ranked, global university have a lot to gain from each other, says U of T’s new president, Meric Gertler

An Urban Science Partnership in New York City

New York’s applied sciences research hub inspires new thinking in higher education

London’s Insight into International Students

International students play a pivotal role in strengthening the city

Screen Time

Online courses are big, bold and potentially game-changing for higher education

Online Learning through U of T

U of T has offered nine MOOCs since September 2012

Iron Man

By fortifying two everyday foods, Prof. Levente Diosady aims to reduce malnutrition worldwide

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Readers weigh in on everything from environmentalism to mental health – and aliens, too

Defying Gravity

A strategy for maintaining and advancing U of T’s global standing

Welcome, President Gertler

U of T must strengthen local and global partnerships and enrich undergrad education, Gertler says in speech

U of T: Canada’s Best University

U of T sweeps first in Canada and ranks in the global top 30 in four of the world’s most prestigious university rankings

Pink Is for Hope

More than 17,000 supported CIBC’s Run for the Cure, held at U of T in October

Concussion Solution

U of T students call on Ottawa to do more to protect athletes

Teefy Hall

John Read Teefy was the driving force behind the affiliation of St. Michael’s College with U of T

The Play’s the Thing

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

Speaking Out

U of T is working on multiple initiatives to combat homophobia in sport

The Price of War

International aid fuels corruption in a conflict zone and may keep war going, says political science professor Aisha Ahmad

Incredible Progress

A century of medicine at U of T

Gift on the Ground

A $1-million donation supports environmental research in Scarborough’s Rouge Park

Transforming Health Care

Pharmacists will be crucial to developing a more efficient health-care system in Canada

In Memoriam: Anthony Pawson

Targeted drugs exist because Pawson discovered how cells communicate

In Memoriam: Ernest Sirluck

Renowned Milton scholar spearheaded plan to build Robarts Library

Security in a Heartbeat

Tired of typing in passwords? A new device can identify you by your unique cardiac rhythm

Get Better, Sooner

Seamless Mobile Health aims to reduce hospital readmissions following surgery and save millions in medical costs

A Foot in Two Worlds

3-D printing is creating new opportunities – and raising intriguing questions – as digital and physical realms meld


Adults more likely to behave in socially beneficial ways when prompted

Pictures from Above

Remote-controlled drone makes aerial cinematography much faster and cheaper

Whose Values?

Does the proposed Quebec Charter guarantee a secular society, or more votes for the Parti Québécois?

Aging Cities

Global population of seniors will triple by 2050, creating challenges for urban planners, report says

What the Red Army Did

Soviet officers’ attitudes during the Holocaust depended on where they were stationed, grad student finds

Championing Canadian Art

From the moment she arrived in Canada, Katerina Atanassova was drawn to the Group of Seven

Diplomatic Frontier

Mark McDowell is Canada’s first ambassador to Myanmar


Inner worlds unfold in Anne Michaels’ new poem


Second World War rape survivors still call for apology

Learning Together

For Jim and Sheila Latimer of Wasaga Beach, Ontario, a shared commitment to education helped cement their five-decade bond

Golden Glow

Alumna Laura Inward outclassed all competition in beach volleyball at the World Masters Games in August

Time to Talk

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

The Leech Guy

Mark Siddall takes an interest in creatures most of us avoid: leeches

Paving the Way for the Information Highway

U of T profs are the first to send computer data across Canada

Category: Winter 2014