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Jackie Orange

Our Own Jackie O.

Former alumni governor encourages grads to consider "life-changing" role with U of T

Above, back row from left: Amy Lo, Paul Mang, Yvonne Lo, Kenneth Lo, Nick Lo, Elaine Lo. Front: Amy's daughters. Photo: Daniel Ehrenworth

Suited for Success

Hong Kong clothing magnate Kenneth Lo and his family have tailored a lifelong relationship with U of T

Iron Granny

Louise McGonigal is a two time half-Ironman champion

Joan of Architecture

While everyone else was tearing down historical buildings and throwing up mega-developments, architect Joan Burt spoke up for preservation

John Daniels, in a dark suit, is standing with his arms crossed against a wall next to an illustration of a chair labelled with its dimensions. Myrna stands beside him, in a black dress and heels, with one hand on his shoulder.

By Grand Design

A $14-million gift from John and Myrna Daniels will transform the Faculty of Architecture

A Nobel Gesture

Dr. Oliver Smithies has created a visiting lectureship to inspire students

Ms. Chatelaine

New editor-in-chief Maryam Sanati brings an international perspective to the popular women's magazine

Rock Star

Chemist André Arsenault finds an intriguing use for artificial opals

David Shore and Hugh Laurie on the set of House. Photo courtesy of Fox/Global

The House That Dave Built

How law grad David Shore took one misanthropic doctor, added a large dose of twisted humour and created the hit medical drama House

University Blues?

Author Jeff Rybak talks about the educational system's flaws - and how students can play to its strengths.

Samantha Nutt, wearing a black T-shirt and pants, stands in front of a wall filled with rows of photos of African children.

Witness to War

While visiting Somalia in 1995, doctor and U of T professor Samantha Nutt experienced the hardship and rawness of bloodshed. Now, the founder of War Child Canada says she's "driven every day” to help children harmed by conflict

The Road to Freedom

Marina Nemat's long journey from Iranian prison to celebrated author brought her to U of T

Vincent Lam.

Vincent Lam

Prize-winning author captures extremes in human behaviour

Mark Schatzker

Mark Schatzker

The journalist and traveller aims to "see, feel and taste differences in the land"

Ben Barry

Ben Barry

Modelling agent promotes women of all ages, shapes and sizes

Raja Khanna

Raja Khanna

Self-described "digital media pioneer" is bringing television to cellphones

Kellie Leitch

Orthopedic surgeon is the federal government's advisor on healthy children and youth

Luis Jacob in a white T-shirt with illustrations of orange and black circles with spikes, smiling and looking to his right

Luis Jacob

Toronto artist is one of two Canadians invited to documenta 12, a massive international art exhibition