People

U for Unique

For new provost Vivek Goel, shaping an up-to-date vision for U of T will be a priority

Kindling a Spark

Victoria College establishes professorship in honour of writer and activist June Callwood

Vuk Stambolic

Scientist is investigating a gene that might suppress tumour formation

Dollars & Sense

Deans, directors and principals report on how your campaign money has been put to work to create a better U of T

A Commanding Vision

Yes, the campaign raised $1 billion. But it also created a community committed to seeing U of T stand tall with the best in the world

Kudos

U of T grants four faculty members the title of "University Professor"

Redefining Riches

Theology professor explores why people in countries with struggling economies often seem happier

To Baldly Go…

Scarborough campus students go bald to raise money for cancer research

Doyenne of Diversity

As U of T’s 31st chancellor, Senator Vivienne Poy will serve as the university’s ceremonial head – and as a unique role model for students

Memorial Design

Prof. Daniel Libeskind wins competition for redevelopment of the World Trade Center site

Our New Provost

Equity, access, excellence: these are touchstones for Shirley Neuman

Hell on Reels

Dante's Inferno has huge impact on modern-day writers and filmmakers, prof finds

Point of Honour

Fencing and tennis coach inducted into the U of T Sports Hall of Fame

Reform School?

Preston Manning will deliver guest lectures in political science and Canadian Studies

A Feast of Thought

These 20 thinkers brought their stunning intellect to U of T's table and enlivened the world of ideas

Dramatic Findings

Theatre historians are gathering new information about early British entertainment

Profs Win GG Awards

Thomas Homer-Dixon nabs non-fiction prize, George Elliott Clarke picks up poetry award

Bronfman Chair Named

Emanuel Adler will be inaugural holder of Andrea and Charles Bronfman Chair in Israeli Studies

Brave New Worlds

In the fresh vocabulary for teaching the humanities, the old must mix with the new

Keren Rice

Rice's research has led to mapping out Dene grammar, a learned book on Athapaskan verbs and a training program for native teachers in Dene languages

Derek Penslar

"Look at the Jewish history books on my shelves written in the prewar period. Tremendous erudition, but encased in a mythological framework so thick that it severely limits their usefulness"

Ana Teresa Pérez-Leroux

Pérez-Leroux wants to break down prejudices about bilingualism. She notes that some immigrants, sadly, do not pass their native language on to their children

The Banker’s Tale

Tony Comper is a lover of Chaucer. When he set out on his personal pilgrimage, it brought him full circle — back to U of T to chair its campaign

Decade of the Dynamo

Inspired, energetic, driven – nothing ever stopped Robert Prichard in his tracks during 10 years as president, not even a near tragedy

The Cast of Presidents

From dramatic to subtle, 13 men have given us their interpretation of the leading role at U of T