School Ties

Competitive? Talented? Intense? All that and more. They met their equals at U of T and have stayed connected throughout their celebrated careers

Karen Pitre & Kay Worthington

Life lessons learned in sport

Fraser Mustard & John Evans

UTS classmates played Varsity football during medical school

Paul Jones & Rona Maynard

English majors met each other on stage

Michael Ignatieff & Bob Rae

Friends vied for the campus spotlight as student activists in the 1960s

Anthony Burton, Doug Cooper & Atom Egoyan

Trinity College friends

Bright Lights, Big Ideas

They’re brilliant. They’re bold. They’re young. And they have the national research community applauding

Reality Knocks

The educational system may have given up on them, but these students never gave up on education. The Transitional Year Programme helped them achieve their dreams


The Proof Is Out There

In the early 1970s, black holes were just a topic for scientific speculation. Then astrophysist Tom Bolton began pondering the matter

Our New Provost

Equity, access, excellence: these are touchstones for Shirley Neuman

The Students Are Coming

Enrolment increases offer an opportunity for expansion

Green Roofs Are Cool

Rooftop vegetation helps maintain cooler interior temperatures

The Music of the Cosmos

Researchers gain their first glimpse of the primordial structures that grew into today’s galaxy clusters

Hell on Reels

Dante’s Inferno has huge impact on modern-day writers and filmmakers, prof finds

A New Weapon in the War on HIV

New drug combination more potent and easier for patients to take

Helping the Heart

U of T scientists identify two genes associated with heart function that could lead to new therapies for heart disease

Teens Silent on Crime

Young people won’t talk about being victims of crime for fear of being labeled a “snitch,” study finds

What Students Think About Teaching

College students are less likely than children to believe government should impose religious or patriotic values through public schools

Great Twisted Minds

Student Aidan Koper wows audience on Letterman

Aid to Understanding

$1-million gift will support the study of our southern neighbour

Defending the Arts

Chancellor Hal Jackman helps create $45-million endowment for the humanities and social sciences

Holy Communion

Architecture student to have lunch with the Pope

Point of Honour

Fencing and tennis coach inducted into the U of T Sports Hall of Fame

Strategic Research

U of T receives $23 million to develop mentoring and training initiatives

Varsity Stadium Gone

Crumbling landmark torn down

Kim Vicente Wins McLean Award

Prof is first engineer to receive $100,000 prize

Paradise Regained

AGO curator embraces range of art, from popular to esoteric

Unearthing Past Glories

Archeologists find the “story behind the fact”

Honouring Matt Cohen

Park at Bloor and Spadina named for Toronto writer

Opera Star Wins $25,000 Prize

Measha Brueggergosman among several grads to win awards recently

Celebrating Past and Future

First women to perform in the UC Follies receive Chancellor’s Medals

The Sound of Silence

Bugle honours a fallen soldier

Category: Autumn 2002