People

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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

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?

Sandro Gianella recently spent a summer at U of T Berlin studying urban planning. For him and his fellow students, the city became a laboratory. “It wouldn’t make sense to go to Berlin and sit in a classroom all day,” he says

A World of Opportunity

Spending a term abroad used to be considered an expensive frill. Now many students see it as their key to a rewarding career

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Redemption Songs

U of T's Gospel Choir gives the closing performance at the Toronto Jazz Festival

Jason Wurster

Pole Star

Top-ranked pole vaulter Jason Wurster hits the European circuit

U of T Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies

Gay Studies Branches Out

In a single decade, U of T’s Sexual Diversity Studies program has become one of the largest of its kind in North America

Shower Beers

And ice cream for breakfast: What you learn from living with strangers

Marathon Man

Runner Danny Kassap recovers from a near-death event, with a little help from his friends

Etiquette 101

U of T’s Faculty Club serves up a helping of manners to alumni, students and staff.

Female engineering students are more likely to choose environmental and biomedical disciplines because they believe advances in these fields have a direct impact on today’s pressing issues

Women Wanted

Engineering faculty hopes mentorship, new image will reverse slide in female enrolment

Stay Awhile!

New rules let international students reside in Canada for longer after graduating

Brain Gain

Many talented Canadian researchers are returning home from the U.S. And it's not for the maple syrup.

Lunchtime Express

Five years, and thousands of meals later, Victoria students are still delivering lunches to those in need

Checkmate!

The Hart House Chess Club makes some strategic moves at the Pan American tournament

Prince Peprah (right) graduated from Scarborough's David and Mary Thomson Collegiate in June. Omar Peters just entered Grade 12. Both young men want to become actors

The Schools We Want

U of T's Centre for Urban Schooling aims to help youths in disadvantaged neighbourhoods succeed

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Going Back

Returning to university after 20 years can be scary and bewildering. But it can also be wonderfully enriching

Making Peace

Donation gives students of social change opportunity to work in Sri Lanka

Field of Dreams

For international students, summer at U of T is about much more than learning English, especially during the World Cup

Drawn to the Rhythm

Commerce student Alexandra Orlando wins six gold medals at the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games

Going Global

New undergraduate international-affairs magazine Globalist launches