Taking a Stand
As these alumni have discovered, it takes courage to speak up for what you believe in
How Will We Fix Fake News?
Technology gave rise to the current problems, but technology alone won’t solve them
The Truth Saved My Life
A picture that circulated in the aftermath of an attack led to my wrongful imprisonment. My friends and family – and U of T – helped free me
In This Issue
Heroes of Our Time
Members of the U of T community are working alongside colleagues from around the world to respond to the pandemic
Who Cares for the Caregivers?
There is a steep personal cost to caregiving, from chronic stress to physical injury. How can we help those who minister to family and friends?
Learning Math Does More Than Boost Your Numeracy
It could help us build a more equitable society, says alum John Mighton
Whose Stories Do We Tell?
The Dictionary of Canadian Biography aims to record noteworthy lives from “all points of view.” Six decades into its mission, what that means is still up for debate
The Power of Touch
When Prof. Rhonda McEwen learned that her daughter was on the autism spectrum, she began to think about communications technology in new ways
How Women Gained Entry to a U of T Haven
A professor, his wife and the Group of Seven helped seal the deal
Meet Anne Dale, Dentistry’s Unofficial Historian
The museum she curates at the Faculty of Dentistry holds thousands of objects that tell the story of the profession in Canada
Sensing Our Way to Better Buildings
Smart thermostats and other building sensors could help reduce energy use by 10 per cent, a U of T study finds. Full retrofits could go much further
Updating Hart House for a New Generation
A legacy gift from alum Donald Burwash will help make the iconic student centre more accessible to all
The Technologies That Are Transforming Theatre
A new BMO-supported lab at U of T investigates the creative potential for AI in the arts
How Often Do You Say Something That You Know Is Untrue?
We asked 100 U of T students. A majority said they tell a lie at least once a week
Satire vs. Fake News
One plays with its audience, the other preys on it, says writer Aaron Hagey-Mackay