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Irwin Adam Eydelnant.

Food Technologist

Irwin Adam Eydelnant blends his love of food with an advanced science degree and entrepreneurial outlook to come up with a completely new kind of work

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A Canadian Hero for Mental Health

Twenty years ago, Michael Wilson witnessed the terrible impact of stigma around mental illness. He’s been working tirelessly to erase it ever since

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A Life in Blue and White

From champion student athlete to UTSC’s principal: Bruce Kidd ushers in a new era at the university’s eastern campus

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War Child

Michel Chikwanine talks about his long, difficult journey to the African Studies program at U of T

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Literary Detective

Phyllis Grosskurth was one of Canada’s best biographers, and one of University College’s first female English professors

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Taking Off

You’ve heard of burlesque? Now, there’s nerdlesque

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Space Odyssey

Rocket scientist Natalie Panek designs technology bound for Mars

Andrew Peek

Serial Entrepreneur

To create your own business, Andrew Peek understands the importance of flexibility, risk-taking -- and play

Your Daily Grub

U of T student club aims to convince the campus that eating bugs is healthy – for people and the planet

Dana Wagner. Photo: Ryan Walker

Standing for Truth

Alumna Dana Wagner aims to keep politicians honest during the federal election campaign

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Tree Hugger

Geography grad creates a whole new way to see the UTM grounds

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Roadmap for Life

Camilla Gibb's new book, This is Happy, reflects on past moments and intense grief and joy

Sculpture: Adrienne Alison. Photo: Corporal Michael J. MacIsaac, Canadian Forces Support Unit (Ottawa) Imaging Services

Forging a Nation

Adrienne Alison's sculpture on Parliament Hill shows how cooperation and diversity won the War of 1812

Anne Appathurai

Film Translator

Anne Appathurai makes sure audiences understand foreign-language films – in less space than a tweet!

Rob Brander

Surf Scientist

Rob Brander put his specialized knowledge at the service of Australian surfers, and now a grateful nation calls him “Dr. Rip”

Rowers Kate Sauks and Liz Fenje on a rowboat.

Rowing for Gold

How Pan Am athlete Kate Sauks went from rowing newbie to medallist in just five years

Elysse Leonard (left) and filmmaker Nicole Dorsey lead a Reel Comfort workshop at St. Michael's Hospital. Photo: Yuri Markarov, St. Michael’s Hospital

Connecting through Film

The Toronto International Film Festival’s Reel Comfort program helps make those connections available to clients in mental-health programs

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Seoulmates

Exploring a new country linked video bloggers Simon and Martina Stawski to each other… and to the world

Reclaimed seawater irrigates urban farms in Juan Caviedes and Negin Akhlaghpour's award-winning design. Illustration: Juan Caviedes and Negin Akhlaghpour

Designing a Sustainable City

Out of 82 entries from around the globe, the design of two Daniels Faculty graduates brought home the top prize in the SymbioticCities 2014 International Design Ideas Competition