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Anatomy of an Illustrator

Artist Maria Torrence Wishart founded U of T’s 90-year-old medical illustration department, now a thriving master’s program

Photo of Sasha Gollish sprinting.

Game On!

Toronto's Pan Am Games will leave a golden legacy for U of T, its athletes and the city.

Students with U of T's first gonfalons.

Gonfalon

A ancient tradition is renewed at U of T's Convocation

A Global Talent Destination

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

The Spy Among Us

U of T prof Pat Bayly headed up North America’s first spy school and developed an “unbreakable” cipher machine during the Second World War

Dr. Alexander T. Augusta

Doctor of Courage

Rejected by American universities, Alexander Augusta completed his medical degree at Trinity Medical College then used his skills to fight for civil rights in his homeland

U of T’s women’s volleyball team hits the court at the new Goldring Centre

Flying High!

Students, staff and faculty take sneak peak at the Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport

Fourth-year student McCair Tulloch goes up for a dunk at the new Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport. Photo by John Hryniuk

Slam Dunk!

The newly opened Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport will be a boon for campus and community athletics

The 1917 Varsity War Supplement

Changed by War

A century ago, the First World War changed Canadian society profoundly, and transformed the University of Toronto no less

Incredible Impacts

Incredible Impact

U of T’s ambitions to address a range of global needs and issues come to fruition – thanks to four generous gifts

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

Banting's letter to his mother, written with his left hand.

Letter from the Front

A note home from Captain Frederick Banting illustrates soldiers’ tendency to downplay injuries and hardship

University of Toronto Archives B1975-0015/010P (11) or (38)

An Artist at War

A sculptor by profession, Frederick Coates, who also taught at U of T, used his modelling skills to help surgeons rebuild shattered faces

Farmerettes from U of T dug a few “trenches” of a different sort.

Farmerettes Help at Home

In 1917 and 1918 hundreds of U of T women spent the summers picking and packing fruits and vegetables, filling in for farmers who were away at war

Photo of John McRae and Bonneau the dog.

Animals, the Forgotten Warriors

Millions of animals served on both sides of the conflict. Lieutenant-Colonel John McCrae developed close bonds with his horse Bonfire and dogs Bonneau and Mike

Photo of the Anti-Toxin Lab.

Waging War on Infection

In 1914, 32 per cent of the British wounded contracted tetanus. The British and Allied command looked to the University of Toronto for help

Gas rattle at Soldiers’ Tower.

Objects of Salvation

In the trenches the only criteria for alarm devices were that they be loud and distinctive – but as a bonus, rattles didn’t require use of the lungs

A Big Step Forward

The Ontario and federal governments have signalled a serious commitment to globally competitive research excellence

Photo of Tamara Mitchell with young students.

OISE’s New Direction

Education faculty to more than double the size of its graduate programs in teacher education, eliminate BEd by 2015

Illustration of University College upcoming renovations.

Restoring UC’s Glory

University College is embarking on an ambitious 10-year plan to renovate one of U of T’s most iconic buildings

Creative Writing for Everyone

If you’re looking for a less intensive way than a graduate degree to improve your creative writing, U of T’s School of Continuing Studies offers many options

Photo of Harold Innis in a canoe.

Vision of Canada

Harold Innis’s fur trade research in the summer of 1924 launched a celebrated academic career

Job Ready

U of T is developing new programs to help students succeed after graduation

Photo of two men having a conversation via video conferencing software on a computer.

Screen Test

Video applications for MBA applicants a hit at the Rotman School

Photo of Meric Gertler

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