Out and Proud
How students, faculty, staff and alumni brought queer activism to the University of Toronto and changed the campus forever
Why Smart People Do Stupid Things
Intelligence by itself doesn’t make you rational. Thinking rationally demands mental skills that some of us don’t have and many of us don’t use
The Gordon Cressy Awards recognize new graduates who have made outstanding contributions to U of T. For these past winners, helping others has become a way of life
In This Issue
T is for Trans
It’s time to cast off dated notions about masculinity, femininity and "opposite" sexes
Gay Studies Branches Out
In a single decade, U of T’s Sexual Diversity Studies program has become one of the largest of its kind in North America
"My deepest ambition is to focus on learning and practising leadership in new and challenging contexts"
"The privilege of living and working in Canada comes with the duty to protect the fundamental rights of the most vulnerable."
"Leadership isn’t just about having vision – it’s about having the right people work with you, because you can’t do it alone"
"It is amazing to me the encouragement we get from those we are ostensibly trying to help"
"My goal isn’t to end global conflict, but to end the suffering of people who live in places where conflict takes away their basic human rights"
Dr. Rahim Hirji
"I dream of writing a book on leadership and self-improvement, and traveling the world as a motivational speaker"
Women in Law
Some women leave the legal profession to raise a family. A new Faculty of Law program helps them return
Our Home and Native Land
Recently, students travelled across Ontario to learn about the province’s First Nations
Max Gluskin House
Renovation to the economics department wins second place in local people's choice architecture awards
In Memoriam: Warren Goldring
Mutual-fund guru Warren Goldring was an outstanding volunteer and caring philanthropist at U of T
Investing in high-speed rail and clean electricity could help lift Toronto out of the recession – and set the stage for a sustainable future
The Ideal Distance from Farm to Fork
Local food isn't always environmentally the best, says geography prof Pierre Desrochers
What’s a CEO Worth?
Rotman dean Roger Martin says executive pay shouldn’t be tied to a company’s stock price, after all
Undermining Staying Power
If a business wants to enjoy the benefits of long-term staying power, it must reject theories built on shareholder value theory and replace them with a theory embedded firmly in the real market
Care for the Aged
Canada faces a shortage of geriatricians for a rapidly greying population, says Dr. Barry Goldlist
Why Your World Is About to Get a Whole Lot Smaller
Economist Jeff Rubin's new book contemplates life after the Oil Age
Five Grads Named to Top 40 Under 40
Jewison and Cronenberg receive film honours, and Kelly Nelson Doran wins Canada Council for the Arts’ Prix de Rome in Architecture
Ronda Wabie and Greg Evans
A second meeting at the Victoria College pub brought two students eye to eye
Master of Medieval Combat
David Cvet teaches U of T students the finer points of grappling and single-hand sword work