U of T Magazine edition Winter 2013
The world is certain to end – just probably not this year
Science students get a month-long crash course in turning an idea into a viable business at U of T’s “Techno” program
Jeremy Hutton nudges Hart House Theatre in a new direction
"End-of-the-world" panics go back hundreds of years
The fascination with end times is everywhere in pop culture - including that Britney Spears song on your iPod
Could the machines we create one day destroy us?
It seems that every era has its scourge
What’s scarier, a zombie or vampire apocalypse?
Some blow out, others just fade away
Three Techno participants share the vision for their companies
Hart House's notable theatre, film and television personalities
U of T’s long-standing connections with the Asia-Pacific region will serve us well in a future defined by global collaboration
The Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design unveils a bold plan to transform historic One Spadina
U of T’s yo-yo master finds the secret to unwinding
Canada Post commemorates an iconic moment at U of T’s Varsity Stadium
Award-winning professor Abdel-Khalig Ali shares the rewards and challenges of teaching Arabic
What does “Wymilwood” mean?
Art history prof Alexandra Palmer goes BIG with a ROM textile exhibition
Coursera brings online learning to the masses
New College’s ONE program gets students into small classes – and out of the lecture hall
UTSC seeks $35 million to bolster its position as intellectual and cultural hub for the eastern GTA
Ophthalmologist Agnes Wong supports an award named for a doctor who inspired her
U of T celebrates its connections to the Asia-Pacific region
As we become inseparable from our mobile devices, the risk of identity theft is growing
People who live in less “walkable” communities, especially new Canadians, are more likely to develop diabetes
There's nothing fluffy about this
In a federal election, why does a vote from Charlottetown count for more than one from Markham?
Machine-made skin being developed at U of T may be safer, faster and cheaper than traditional grafts
The Royal Canadian Mint has finally produced its last penny. Is it time to get rid of the nickel, too?
Will higher air temperatures affect Canada's evergreen forests?
New technologies are taking art directly to the people, forcing galleries and museums to adapt
Ryan Pyle takes on India and China, with a thirst for adventure
Richard Iorweth Thorman helps restore the M1917 tank - a rare piece of Canadian history
Learning to sew or wield a chainsaw is all in a day's work for writer Ian Williams
Two U of T alumni make their debut performances with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Friendship came first for Chan, a CTV news anchor and Thomas, CEO of Vive Nano
Lindsay Zier-Vogel’s eight-year quest to make strangers’ days a little better – through the magic of love letters
Diana Tso has written a play to draw attention to an atrocity against the Chinese people – and deliver a message of reconciliation
Vass Bednar talks about making public policy fun - including policy-making activities while grocery shopping
Practising courtroom skills was a lot more fun in the days of student pranks