U of T Magazine Spring 2009

Spring 2009

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U of T Magazine edition Spring 2009

In This Issue

Joy Fielding

The Ties That Bind

Joy Fielding explores a tangled mother-daughter relationship in her new book, Now You See Her

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.

Thirsty Lands

Rod Tennyson’s dream of a trans-African pipeline would bring clean water to millions.

A Healing Spark

A tiny electrode implanted in the brain may help patients with Alzheimer’s disease, depression and other disorders

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Third-hand smoke

Toronto Star reported in January that the alarm is sounding over "third-hand smoke"

Illustration of Intelligent Paper

Intelligent Paper

Chemical engineer Ramin Farnood is developing “smart” packaging that could warn consumers if a food product is tainted

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The D-Word

Q&A with Walid Hejazi, professor of business economics and international competitiveness at the Rotman School of Management.

An Animated History

Read about the creators of Superman, Betty Boop, Popeye and other animated characters at rarebit.org

Helen Mills.

River Rambler

Helen Mills explores Toronto’s past through its lost waterways

Screen Saver

Film savvy helped Brett Hendrie land one of Hot Docs’ top jobs

Powerful Women

U of T grads named to the Women's Executive Network's 100 most powerful women in Canada