Poll: How Often Do You Check Social Media While in Lectures?
More than half of students keep one eye on the prof and one on their phone...
Uniting the Humans of U of T
Jemel Ganal’s photographic “census” celebrates personal stories of the campus community
Poll: How Many Hours of Sleep Do You Get?
Students confess they're not getting enough sleep, say time management is key to better slumber
Poll: Do You Take Handwritten Notes or Use a Device?
A study in Psychological Science found that longhand notetakers learn better – U of T students agree
Idea Bank: Open Late
Next Einstein runner-up Deep Prasad shares tips for coming up with winning ideas
Ali Saeed – In Memoriam
The ambitious student’s sudden death rocked his wide circle of friends and inspired many to emulate his generosity
Poll: Do You Unplug from the Net When You Go on Vacation?
A large minority of members of the U of T community report they have difficulty disconnecting -- even when they're taking time off from work
Pie a Prof
In vying to escape a sticky situation, six political science profs raise $13,700 for child refugees in Jordan
The Three-Minute Thesis
Students vie to condense years of research into an elevator pitch and win $1,000
A Spoonful of Mustard
First-year student discovers a potential new treatment for malaria that could be as close as your kitchen cupboard
Into the Wilderness
Animals in Canada – and how they live, mate and die – inspire an indie concept album by a U of T biologist and friends
Astronomy’s Answer Man
A U of T grad student has created a website where anyone can pose burning questions about astronomy – and receive an expert reply
Telling the U of T Story
Student Amy Chong wins a global contest with her "We Love U of T" slideshow
A Crack Team of Coders
U of T computer science students win top honours at largest-ever Canadian university "hackathon"
Supporting African Scholars
A $22.5-million donation from MasterCard Foundation will bring bright young students to U of T
Prestigious new award from the W. Garfield Weston Foundation will enable PhD students to conduct research abroad
Making Traffic Smarter
An intelligent transportation system could reduce wait times at traffic lights in Toronto by more than half
A Global Observatory
The Munk School expands into a restored heritage building on Bloor – and extends its reach around the world
The Real Students of U of T
Reality television comes to U of T as students vie for chance to compete in Big Brother-like show
Design on the Fly
A team of U of T students have won a 24-hour challenge to redesign the front entrance of Toronto's central Y
New College’s ONE program gets students into small classes – and out of the lecture hall
A Bold Prescription
Support for medical students is a key plank of the Faculty of Medicine’s campaign
In Pursuit of Justice
Two U of T students recommend reparations for victims of child soldiers in Uganda
Exploring Narrative Expression
Prof. Catherine Heard recently instructed each of the 17 students in her class to create a graphic novelette
Eugenia Duodu wins award for her research into targeting cancerous cells, and for teaching kids science
Engineering a Cure
Undergraduate students design their own experiments to address important medical questions
U of T Idol
Second-year student Patrick Simeon is crowned champion of Hart House's tri-campus singing competition
Rather than warning students away from Wikipedia, some professors are now embracing it
Toronto’s Waterfront Conundrum
Why can't Toronto's waterfront emulate Chicago's? Land ownership, says political science student Gabriel Eidelman
In Jerusalem, Sara Lee discovered that everything in Israel connects with the Palestinian question, even the food
Students in U of T Scarborough’s City Studies program learn first-hand how local immigrants are adapting to life in Canada
Rights of Girls and Women
Law student Meghan Lindo worked in Kenya to seek justice for victims of sexual assault
The Universe in a Lab
Physics undergrad Aysha Abdel-Aziz is making her own unique contribution to a massive international research project
Real Life 101
Humanities for Humanity brings U of T students and Toronto residents together to explore life’s “big ideas”
The Statue and the Monk
Sarah Richardson gets an insider’s perspective on the rise of religious monuments in India
Singing Star – and Neuroscientist?
Fourth-year student Rudy Silvamer hopes to pursue all of his passions
A Head Start for Global Journalists
U of T is partnering with five top media companies to foster a new kind of reporter
Land Speed Record
A bicycle that can exceed 110 km/h? U of T engineering students have designed and built one
The Next Internet Sensation?
Donny Ouyang, a second-year commerce student, has high hopes for his online tutoring service. The question is: Will students pay?
A unique scholarship helps Trevor Crowe continue his education, long after he left high school
Calling All Alumni
Fatema Pardhan phones grads for U of T’s Annual Fund. She, like many students, also benefits from the fund
Faces of ’14: After First Year
What six first-year students have to say about their experiences at U of T so far
The Long Goodbye
ROSI, the aging online student service, is being replaced over the next several years with a friendlier, more flexible system
How Big is Ford Country?
Rob Ford garnered more support downtown in last fall's Toronto election than initially thought, analysis shows