Summer 2005

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U of T Magazine edition Summer 2005

In This Issue

Fields of Gold

Chemist David Boocock has developed a clean-burning fuel from organic waste

Emotional Welfare

Ontario's social assistance program too complicated, impersonal, study suggests

Dr. David Naylor

Our Next Leader

Dr. David Naylor, dean of the Faculty of Medicine, is U of T's 15th president

Sunday School

Members of the public debate the big questions at "Philosophy Cafe"

You Say Tomato…

Retiring linguistics prof identified unique characteristics of Canadian speech

Restoring One Spadina

$1-million gift from a Toronto businessman will help create a state-of-the-art academic facility

Heart and Soul

$1-million gift in honour of bank chairman will support scholarships at Rotman

Beating Kidney Disease

Endowed chairs in nephrology aim to improve lives of two million Canadians affected by kidney disease

Vuk Stambolic

Scientist is investigating a gene that might suppress tumour formation