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Babs Flint and Pat Teney. Courtesy of U of T Archives

Moot Point

Practising courtroom skills was a lot more fun in the days of student pranks

Prof. Vera Peters teaching at U of T in the 60s

Medical Pioneer

Dr. Vera Peters saved lives with her treatments for breast cancer and Hodgkin’s lymphoma

James Till and Ernest McCulloch

Stem Cell Pioneers

Discovery by James Till and Ernest McCulloch stands as "one of the most remarkable medical-research achievements of the 20th century"

Wilbur Rounding Franks with the Franks Flying Suit

Defying Gravity

Professor Wilbur Rounding Franks developed the first G-suit used in combat

Photo of some of the tents used by the airmen-in-training

Training Days

Cadets get ready to serve in the First World War, on St. George Campus

Bissell (third from left) views downtown Shanghai with Geoff Andew, executive assistant to the president of UBC, and thier Chinese hosts. The group spend three days in Shanghai

Beijing Diary

Claude Bissell’s visit to China, at a time of political isolation between the West and China, foreshadowed the spirit of international exchange at U of T today

Bruce Kidd.

Royal Runner

Bruce Kidd participates in the Queen’s Baton Relay – the first of two times

John Tuzo Wilson and Dora de Pédery-Hunt

Earthly Pursuits

Sculptor Dora de Pédery-Hunt captures the likeness of Erindale’s principal

Meet the Press

John M.Kelly Library is home to a 6,000-pound, hand-operated flatbed Reliance printing press

Illustration of soldiers

Behind Enemy Lines

U of T grads John Kenneth Macalister and Frank Pickersgill trained as spies during the Second World War. An unlucky break brought their lives to a tragic end

Heavens Above

The ceiling in Flavelle House is a great example of art nouveau

Photo of a clock

Clock Wise

The Hipp chronoscope enabled scientists to assess how quickly people respond to stimuli

Laidlaw's golden visage

Golden Boy

Cast of Walter Laidlaw was modelled in clay by artist Palmo Dolzelli

Time Machine

Machine gun of Soldier's Tower, one of two captured at Vimy Ridge

Animal Instincts

The evolution of zoology. From an ex-minister who denounced Darwin to today's research juggernaut, zoology at U of T has come a long way in 150 years. And just look where it's going now

Fighting Words

Hart House debating has prepared generations of U of T students for the rigours of academe, politics, and the law. More important, it reassures anxious frosh that it's cool to be smart

UC @ 150

University College celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2003. Here's how U of T's founding college got started and is still growing

Star Turns

More than actors, playwrights and directors, these artists are architects who helped create Canada’s thriving theatre scene

Carry a Big Stick

U of T's mace is gold-plated and silver and was unveiled at convocation in June 1951