People

Lindsay Zier-Vogel. Photo by Mark Balson

She Loves You

Lindsay Zier-Vogel’s eight-year quest to make strangers’ days a little better – through the magic of love letters

Holocaust Heroine

Julija Šukys captures the life of a Lithuanian woman who aided the ghetto resistance

Randy Pepper with his sister Leanne at the 2009 Oxfam Canada Trailwalker. Photography by MaryAnn Jansen

Power Walker

How lawyer Randy Pepper discovered that walking 100 km in 48 hours is a powerful way to raise funds.

Madeleine Bisson

Spontaneous Success

Learning to stay in the moment gave Madeleine Bisson the key to great improv acting - and to her first film role.

Photo of Michael Walsh.

A Rare Find

A book collector for more than 40 years, Michael Walsh has acquired several thousand antiquarian volumes of western philosophy

Khaiam Dan, Seniha Yildiz and Abier El Barbary were among the first to enrol in the Muslim Studies Program at Emmanuel College

Leap of Faith

New degree program designed to promote understanding between Christians and Muslims

Lifelong Learner

Jessie Current believed in the value of education, and created scholarships so others could follow their academic dreams

George and Barbara Rooke

George and Barbara Rooke

For this Fonthill, Ontario, couple it was a match made in music. And almost 65 years later, they’re still in tune

Hunting for Gold

Victoria Nolan is dubbed “The Metronome” for her ability to row perfectly in synch with her teammates

Bullseye!

Crispin Duenas will represent Canada in archery at the London Olympics

Past Vic One students Maria Roman (left), Alexander Pytka (middle) and Christian Julien (right)

A Vision for Tomorrow

Victoria University, the Faculty of Arts and Science and the Tanz Centre recently launched their own campaigns

Photo by Nicolle Wahl

Popular Scientist

Eugenia Duodu wins award for her research into targeting cancerous cells, and for teaching kids science

Courtesy of Lorie Shekter-Wolfson

A Woman’s Place

Dorothy Shekter was often told she didn't belong at university. But she persevered -- and did some amazing things as a social worker

Mengqi Wang and Rozita Abdoli examine cervical cancer cells at the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering

Engineering a Cure

Undergraduate students design their own experiments to address important medical questions

Photo by Julian Bauld

Parenting 101

In Katrina Onstad’s new novel, a couple gets a crash course in raising a child

Searching for Guan Yin

Sarah Truman travelled across China looking for the Bodhisattva of compassion. What she experienced was a change inside herself

A Most Decent Proposal

What started as a regular U of T alumni event for Jiyoung Park turned into something much, much more

U of T Idol

Second-year student Patrick Simeon is crowned champion of Hart House's tri-campus singing competition

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

Celebrating Northrop

Moncton’s annual Frye Festival attracts thousands, including many distinguished authors

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

Aaron Tsang and Kevin Lau

Grace Under Pressure

A U of T grad student and alumnus created music for the launch of the Boundless campaign in just three weeks

Odd Bedfellows

Rather than warning students away from Wikipedia, some professors are now embracing it

Supreme Court justices Michael Moldaver (BA 1968 UC, LLB 1971) and Andromache Karakatsanis (BA 1978 Vic)

Holding Court

Last fall, two U of T grads were appointed to the nation's highest court