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Oxford Bound

Rhodes Scholar Stephanie Gaglione is interested in vaccine development

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Without a Trace

Rebecca Rosenblum's new novel highlights how a victim’s voice gets lost in tragedy

Theatre creator Nadia Ross (BA 1986 Victoria) is the winner of the $100,000 Siminovitch Prize, Canada's richest theatre award. Photo by David Irvine.

A New Role for Theatre-Goers

Nadia Ross, the winner of Canada's biggest drama prize, likes to keep her audiences on their toes. They don't just "sit in the dark and behave properly"

Developing recipes is one of Mary Berg's favourite things to do. It's central to her long-term ambition of building a career in catering and food media. Photo courtesy of CTV.

Hail to the Chef!

A golden borscht soup helped alumna Mary Berg win the title of MasterChef Canada. She now serves up her recipes on CTV’s “Your Morning” show

Type Books turned 10 earlier this year. Co-owners Joanne Saul (left) and Samara Walbohm in their Queen St. West store. Photo by Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail.

Just My Type

For indie bookstore owners, Joanne Saul and Samara Walbohm, connecting readers with great books is a dream job. Hanging with author Michael Ondaatje isn't bad either

Family Guy

Stereotype or archetype? Actor Paul Sun-Hyung Lee talks about the biggest role of his career

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The Art of the Deal

U of T Art Museum’s Barbara Fischer talks about the merging of two campus galleries – and what it means for visitors

Austin Clarke, who studied at U of T's Trinity and University colleges, was among the first writers in Canada to pay attention to everyday life in Toronto.

Remembering Austin Clarke

U of T alum was among the first writers in Canada to pay attention to everyday life in Toronto. He was also a champion of social justice

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Antarctica Bound

Rhodes Scholar Jessica Phillips wants to help protect the continent’s ecosystem – and its penguins

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Drumming Up Support

Music grad Beverley Johnston honours her late father with a fellowship for percussion students

Ruling the Pool

Olympic-bound Kylie Masse’s extraordinary ascent to the top of women’s swimming

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The Children’s Crusader

One billion kids experience violence worldwide each year. Susan Bissell has devoted her life to ending the abuse

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Nature and Nurture

Alexandra Risen untangles her parents' painful past and her wild garden in a new memoir

The Archaeologists (cover)

Portrait of a Serial Writer

By releasing his new book, chapter by chapter, online, author Hal Niedzviecki can interact with readers to learn what they like -- and what they don't

Mary Elizabeth Picher, co-founder of Wholeplay, with her son.

Parenting Guide

Mary Elizabeth Picher helps new parents better understand how little ones learn and grow

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Life after Grad School

As more PhD graduates seek work outside of academia, U of T is creating opportunities for these highly knowledgeable students to develop professional skills

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A Guiding Hand

The thesis adviser plays a big role in every grad student’s life. Alice Hutton Sharp writes about how to make the most of this complex relationship