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Northop Frye

Frye’s Anatomy

U of T’s Northrop Frye conceded that other scholars were “infinitely more accurate” than he. But he claimed to have something they lacked – genius

Northrop Frye.

The Book Shredder

Northrop Frye kept three personal libraries, but wasn't above throwing away books he was finished with

Lee Maracle

Wisdom of the Elder

After surviving a difficult childhood, teacher and writer Lee Maracle provides counsel to others at First Nations House

Photo by Hill Peppard

Political Insider

At Massey College, Michael Ignatieff teaches students about the hard realities of Parliament Hill

Barbara Dick

Lifelong Learning

Barbara Dick wants to ensure that grads can build on their academic experience throughout their lives

Book cover: The Best Things in Life

Better Living

Happiness is often a component of a good life. But it’s not the only one

Michael Hare

A Capital Achievement

In nearly half a century at U of T, economics prof Michael Hare has touched thousands of students’ lives

Donald Ainslie

Thinking Small

Philosophy prof Donald Ainslie will champion interactive group learning as principal of U of T’s largest college

Janice Stein, founder and director of the Munk School of Global Affairs

A Global Affair

Armed with $80 million in new funding, the Munk School aims to become one of the top international relations programs in the world

All in the Family

The Drakiches are likely the only brother-and-sister combo coaching volleyball at a university in Canada

In Mark Lewis's Rush Hour, Morning and Evening (2003), pedestrians' shadows are seen upside down.

Art in Venice

U of T curator Barbara Fischer is headed to the 2009 Venice Biennale with artist Mark Lewis

Stage Presence

Janet Bessey's gift will help preserve Hart House Theatre's role on campus

Thinking Big

Chief advancement officer David Palmer lays the groundwork for the next generation of fundraising at U of T

Young Pioneers

Eight U of T faculty and alumni named to Canada's "Top 40 under 40"

Professor Ken Bartlett engages students with a variety of narrative

A Constant Quest

For these five professors, great teaching is less about supplying a "magic" answer than encouraging students to ask the right questions

Oscar Gold

Faculty members get nod from Academy, and the inaugural LGBTOUT Student Awards are presented

Jeffrey Rosenthal

Games of Chance

Math prof and amateur comic Jeffrey Rosenthal embraces randomness – both on stage and in class

Zoologist Maydianne Andrade

Dangerous Liaisons

Zoologist Maydianne Andrade makes an intriguing discovery about the bizarre mating habits of redback spiders

Before Night Falls

Two U of T staff members aim to raise awareness about Uganda's 19-year civil war

Educating CEOs

Centre for Integrative Thinking gets $10-million boost from Marcel Desautels