Summer 2007

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U of T Magazine edition Summer 2007

In This Issue

Vincent Lam.

Vincent Lam

Prize-winning author captures extremes in human behaviour

Mark Schatzker

Mark Schatzker

The journalist and traveller aims to "see, feel and taste differences in the land"

Ben Barry

Ben Barry

Modelling agent promotes women of all ages, shapes and sizes

Raja Khanna

Raja Khanna

Self-described "digital media pioneer" is bringing television to cellphones

Kellie Leitch

Orthopedic surgeon is the federal government's advisor on healthy children and youth

Luis Jacob in a white T-shirt with illustrations of orange and black circles with spikes, smiling and looking to his right

Luis Jacob

Toronto artist is one of two Canadians invited to documenta 12, a massive international art exhibition

Ryan Pyle

Self-taught photographer is capturing China in transition

Wendy Yu

Marketing whiz is bringing the NBA to China

Jonathan Anschell

As general counsel for CBS Television, he rubs shoulders with a lot of celebrities. But one meeting in particular stands out

Love Story

Rasha Mourtada's story placed first in University of Toronto Magazine's Alumni Short Story and Poetry Contest

France August 1992

Brigid Elson's poem placed second in U of T Magazine's Alumni Short Story and Poetry Contest

A Shiver of Recognition

The best stories and poems reveal something about human experience that hasn't occurred to us before

Illustration of Leonardo DiCaprio

Cause Celeb

Do Hollywood stars change the public's perception of issues?

Can a Brain Change?

Dr. Norman Doidge argues that the brain is far more malleable than previously thought

Under the Toronto Sun

U of T teams with ARISE and Portlands Energy Centre to design the city's first solar power research facility

Cancer Killer

Implant infused with drugs can treat ovarian cancer, minus the chemo side effects

Father Figure

Bryan Friedman's award-winning documentary charts his dad's quest for bodybuilding supremacy