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Funny Bones

Hart Hanson blends crime and comedy on his hit Fox TV show

Erika Savage

Rock Star Lawyer

Erika Savage is helping to pioneer a new kind of recording contract at Universal Music Group

Book cover: Home Free: the myth of the empty nest

Learning to Let Go

In her new book, author Marni Jackson searches for the right level of involvement in her adult son's life

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60 Seconds With Autumn Haag

What information studies grad won a spot on Jeopardy, got her Daily Double right and found out something surprising while on set?

Should this view of Queen's Park be preserved? Photo by Emma Lagunday, http://www.flickr.com/photos/httpwwwflickrcomphotos_emma

Protecting the View

Should towers be visible behind Queen's Park? An architecture grad fights to safeguard the view of Toronto's most important heritage building

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Unplugged

Residence program seeks to change how students think about energy use and conservation

Arthur Weis

Nature Study

Every year, Arthur Weis welcomes more than 500 undergrads to Koffler Scientific Reserve

Singers and dancers from the Etobicoke School of the Arts entertain young patients at the Hospital for Sick Children with a lively and colourful rendition of “Oh the Thinks You Can Think”

Seuss Power!

Student group recruits talented young musicians to perform for children in hospitals

Photo by Dave Chan

The Dream Maker

Isaac Olowolafe Jr. donates $25,000 to help students in New College's African Studies program

Northern Light

Trips to the Arctic inspired scholarship for aboriginal students

Bill Buxton

The Outlaw

In a creative rut? Renegade computer designer Bill Buxton advocates less work and more play

Book cover: Authenticity Hoak

The Lost Left

Westerners who reject mainstream culture as “inauthentic” may, in fact, be status seekers, says Andrew Potter

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You Are What You Wear

In artist Luis Jacob's new exhibition, bodies are framed within the environment and surroundings are incorporated into bodies

The Accidental CEO

Computer engineering student Vincent Cheung's photo software has become an Internet hit

Books Outbound

A new campus group wants to send leftover books from college book sales to schools that could use them

Fashionista

How did first-year student (and former tomboy) Anna Cunningham end up writing a fashion column online?

Tweet the Vote

Social media will be a force in this fall’s Toronto election, if a group of recent grads have their way

Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair breaks from the past

Force for Change

Crime in Toronto is down, but after five years as police chief, Bill Blair knows he can't take the city's safety for granted

Sonya Amin

Animating the Body

Sonya Amin's medical animation company has doubled its revenue almost every year since its inception

Darren Anderson

Thinking Small

Darren Anderson wants his nanotech company, Vive Nano, to become one of the next global chemical giants

Neena Kanwar

Healthy Hearts

Neena Kanwar says her company, KMH Cardiology and Diagnostic Centres, is committed to quality patient care, short wait times and state-of-the-art technology

Shawn Qu

Here Comes the Sun

Shawn Qu's Canadian Solar is already one of the world’s largest solar energy companies. Ten years from now he wants it to be an industry leader

Francis Shen (left) is co-CEO of Aastra Technologies with his brother, Anthony Shen. Photo by Lee Towndrow

Calling All Businesses

Francis Shen credits luck, good ideas, timing and avoiding complacency for his success with Aastra Technologies

Nerissa Cariño

Revolution from Within

U of T student Nerissa Cariño garners a Peace Medallion for her work fighting violence against women

Dionne Brand

Poet in Motion

Dionne Brand releases her new collection, Ossuaries, while serving as Toronto’s poet laureate

Photo by Summer Harris

Skule Idol

Engineering science alumni reveal a talent for opera

The Media’s Fault?

Tiger Woods doesn't think personal sins should require public confessions. Media ethics prof and U of T alum Tom Cooper half agrees

The Imagined City

In her new book, writer Sarah Elton aims to put Toronto on the literary map next to New York, Dublin and Paris

Wendy Freedman

Star Turn

Wendy Freedman earns major cosmology prize for her research into the Hubble constant