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Displaced by War

U of T has a history of helping scholars fleeing violence in their home countries. This year, many Ukrainians have found a haven here

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Blurring the Blue Line

Student Rachel Bromberg and alum Asante Haughton are helping to create a response service for mental health crisis calls in Toronto that relies less on police

Prof. Mark V. Campbell with a beige background and red lighting

Charting Hip Hop’s Course

Professor Mark V. Campbell grew up during the early years of rap music. Now, he is helping preserve Canadian hip-hop culture for future generations

Photo of Tahmid Khan in a white T-shirt looking at the camera with a serious expression, shot in a studio against a bluish white background

The Truth Saved My Life

A picture that circulated in the aftermath of an attack led to my wrongful imprisonment. My friends and family – and U of T – helped free me

Stone pillars almost completely replaced by blockchains

In Machines We Trust

Blockchain has the potential to transform financial transactions. This could spell trouble for banks and other institutional go-betweens

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Double Vision

Ophthalmologist Arun Lakra explores luck, science and faith in his hit play, Sequence

From left: Jeff Reading, Howard Hu, Lee Vernich and Earl Nowgesic have all been involved with U of T’s cancer study in the First Nation community at Northwest Angle 33.

A Community Grapples with Cancer

Researchers at the Waakebiness-Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health have teamed up with a First Nation in northwestern Ontario to solve a generation-old medical mystery

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Drumming Up Support

Music grad Beverley Johnston honours her late father with a fellowship for percussion students

Ruling the Pool

Olympic-bound Kylie Masse’s extraordinary ascent to the top of women’s swimming

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The Children’s Crusader

One billion kids experience violence worldwide each year. Susan Bissell has devoted her life to ending the abuse

Black and white photo of the cast of Daffydil Night, class of 4T9

Those Things We Do

Relive some of the wonderful, and occasionally weird, traditions that occur only at U of T

U of T students Alex Boross-Harmer (left) and Megan D’Souza at the new Mental Health and Physical Activity Research Centre

Lift Weights to Lift Mood

U of T opens one of the first research facilities in the world to integrate the study of physical activity and mental health

Group photo of fitness co-ordinator Laurie Wright, project co-ordinator Ryan Howes, and career counsellor Ruth Louden

Healthy Minds

As U of T responds to a rise in mental health needs on campus, a powerful source of help emerges: students themselves

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A Life in Blue and White

From champion student athlete to UTSC’s principal: Bruce Kidd ushers in a new era at the university’s eastern campus

Dana Wagner. Photo: Ryan Walker

Standing for Truth

Alumna Dana Wagner aims to keep politicians honest during the federal election campaign

A Global Talent Destination

U of T’s ability to attract international graduate students is important to our – and Ontario’s – long-term success

Since becoming CEO of Canada Goose in 2001 at the age of 27, Dani Reiss (BA 1997 Woodsworth) has built the company into one of Canada’s most recognized brands. Photo: Daniel Ehrenworth

The Reluctant CEO

Arts grad Dani Reiss wanted to become a writer, then realized there was more than one way to tell a story

From left: U of T professors Craig Simmons and Peter Zandstra and PhD students Jennifer Ma and Curtis Woodford are among the dozens of researchers who will work to advance treatments for heart patients at the Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research

Testing the Waters

U of T offers undergrads the chance to try being entrepreneurs – without any of the risk

Photo of Ali Saeed.

Ali Saeed – In Memoriam

The ambitious student’s sudden death rocked his wide circle of friends and inspired many to emulate his generosity

The Columbia Reconstruction Project Team place debris from the space shuttle Columbia on a grid as part of the investigation into the accident that caused the destruction of Columbia and the loss of its crew.

Forensic Engineer

Bob Banks trained as both an engineer and a doctor... and now he investigates plane, car, and even space crashes in order to prevent future accidents

Illustration of a woman in a force field protecting from oncoming blackness.

Superbugs

Drug-resistant infections are a man-made problem. Is it one we can solve?

The Curiosity Rover asking questions on Mars. Credit: NASA

Astronomy’s Answer Man

A U of T grad student has created a website where anyone can pose burning questions about astronomy – and receive an expert reply

Former Varsity Blues swimmer Taylor Bond

Speaking Out

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