U of T alumni connect with First Nations people in northern Ontario
Alumna Mavis Himes delves into the hidden meanings and social weight of what we call ourselves
U of T’s Faculty of Forestry is teaching Torontonians how to care for one of the city’s most valuable resources – its trees
Visible minority political candidates get short shrift from newspapers, study finds
Can skyscraper condos be turned into lush green spaces?
Think you take great pics of yourself? Think again
For trans students at U of T, the fight for rights and equality is about much more than just washrooms
These days, talking about sex and gender can involve a lot of specialized terms. Here’s a guide
Prof. Elspeth Brown is interviewing partners of trans people as part of a project to record the stories of LGBTQ people
Jonathan Sun tweets funny, heartfelt – and often misspelt – observations about what it means to be a 21st-century human
Catherine Connors writes poignantly – and humorously – about the joys and perils of parenting
Anabela Piersol showcases independent clothing designers, as well as her own lovely creations
New honorific is for people who don't want to reveal their gender
Where gangs rule, hip hop is a strongly positive force for youth, study finds
What explains Shakespeare’s enduring appeal, 400 years after his death?
U of T prof’s designs let campers sleep over wetlands or high among trees
Prof. Tong Lam's photographs depict urban decay in Asia, and the parallels between security and surveillance in east and west
Paved roads give households in developing nations a leg up
How our bodies unwittingly reveal our prejudices
Eliza Reid helps writers deliver prose at her Iceland retreat
When it comes to legalizing marijuana, drug and public health experts caution that “the devil is in the details”
Students visit Brazil to learn how it has cut poverty rates so dramatically
Will the Paris climate accord succeed where Kyoto didn’t?
U of T is now home to the world's largest digitized collection of Soviet samizdat journals
Rap star Drake popularized Toronto’s new nickname
What can be done about the global migrant crisis?
An innovative blend of research and theatre is enabling scientists to reduce the stigma around a distressing disease
23 ideas for building an even better Toronto
As Toronto's population grows, we will have to embrace alternatives to the car
Diversity is one of Toronto's great strengths, but we can do more to ensure some people aren't left behind
There's a wealth of knowledge within the university's walls. It could be shared more often with municipal leaders
There's a wealth of innovative talent in Toronto. But we can do more to harness it effectively
Cities are more livable when they're clean and green
Recent cases in international law suggest the idea is gaining momentum
A design for the Gardiner Expressway illustrates how U of T students are reimagining Toronto
Can we restore sanity and reason to politics?
U of T is rethinking how journalists get trained
Collaboration between U of T, China will create new perspectives on art
A familiar problem in the West, food waste is quickly becoming a global issue
Applies to someone who is not transgender, and is often used to signal awareness of gender politics
Benjamin Dillenburger uses computers and 3D printers to create structures that are impossible to draw and almost impossible to imagine
Is solitary confinement ever appropriate?
What is driving North America’s obsession with hoarding?
New Toronto mayor John Tory aims to get the city back on track
Bonnie Crombie calls U of T Mississauga a “nucleus for ideas, innovation and excellence”
The university’s scholars are collaborating with partners in every region of the globe to answer questions that challenge us all
Not so long ago, theories about the natural world were often put forth in poems and plays
The like-attracts-like nature of social media could be bad for democracy
For many Torontonians, the daily commute is a spirit-crusher. What if it could enrich your life instead?
A U of T grad student wrote her wedding vows based on research into what makes a relationship last
How should we evaluate the risks and benefits of fracking?
In India, urban renewal schemes and corruption have created a violent economy around the demolition of apartment buildings
The Internet makes it easy to be mean. No wonder cyberbullying among teens has everyone worried.
Special techniques are needed to design clothes for wheelchair users. The ROM showcases them in a unique exhibition
A big piece in the puzzle of the lost Franklin ships has been found
Some children’s stories are much better than others at instilling honesty, research finds
The Katherine Ballantine Coutts Admission Scholarship is one part of a bigger strategy by U of T to provide more financial support to its students
U of T’s Fellowship in Global Journalism is the first program in the world that specifically trains professionals and academics to be reporters
The War of 1812, as seen by political cartoonists
How should architecture adapt to the Far North’s unique climate and culture?