Contributors

Headshot of Geoff Taber.

A Legacy of Mentorship

U of T creates memorial scholarship and chair in honour of alumnus Geoff Taber, who died tragically in a fire in 2016

Actor Lee MacDougall.

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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Open Book

The Human Library Project: This U of T grad student shared her story and a painful truth

Photo of Sylvia Mwangi in front of a classroom chalkboard

Returning to Africa

U of T MasterCard Foundation scholar Sylvia Mwangi hopes to improve health care in Kenya

Austin Clarke, who studied at U of T's Trinity and University colleges, was among the first writers in Canada to pay attention to everyday life in Toronto.

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

Ruling the Pool

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

Mary Elizabeth Picher, co-founder of Wholeplay, with her son.

Parenting Guide

Mary Elizabeth Picher helps new parents better understand how little ones learn and grow

David MacLean stands in front of a model of downtown Toronto

Small is Beautiful

David MacLean is creating a small-scale Toronto – his first step to miniaturizing the entire country

Prof. Hugh Gunz at the Institute for Management and Innovation building site earlier this year

Cultivating Leaders

The Institute for Management and Innovation, a progressive school of management, launches at U of T Mississauga

Photo of a chickadee.

N’sheemaehn Child Care Centre

The meaning behind the name of the N’sheemaehn Child Care Centre at U of T Scarborough is as interesting as the person who helped name it

Photo by Heather Pollock

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

Rachel Mahon

A Fine Set of Pipes

Being hired as the first female organist at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London, England was music to Rachel Mahon’s ears.

Help in a Heartbeat

Toronto’s public defibrillators could save more lives if they were placed in better locations, U of T researchers find

Photo shows a hand holding a movile device with the Seamless app open.

Get Better, Sooner

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

Photo of Antoine Pappalardo in front of a UN plane.

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

Photo of Derrick Fung.

Song and Dance

At Derrick Fung’s site, fans buy more than music – they buy musical experiences

Jane Gooddall.

Into the Wild

U of T partners with the Jane Goodall Institute to send students to Uganda to study endangered wildlife

Bailey Vaez

Stress Buster

How personal changes led Bailey Vaez to promote wellness at work

Students of ONE program. Photo by Nadia Molinari

Hands-on Learning

New College’s ONE program gets students into small classes – and out of the lecture hall

Trevor Crowe

Late Bloomer

A unique scholarship helps Trevor Crowe continue his education, long after he left high school