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Featured Alumni

Tasha Schumann

Tasha Schumann’s successful career as rap artist Tasha the Amazon comes as no surprise to her. After all, she has planned on being a musician since kindergarten.

Carole Taylor

Victoria College | Faculty of Arts & Science

Co-hosting a show for teenagers in 1964, Carole Taylor probably didn’t think she would have a career interviewing prime ministers.

David Peterson

Faculty of Law

David Peterson was probably recognized more often on campus as U of T's 32nd Chancellor than as the 20th premier of Ontario.

Heather Johnston

Victoria College | Faculty of Arts & Science

When humanitarian Heather Johnston says she loves U of T you know it is heartfelt – her family has been attending for five generations.

Lester B. Pearson

Victoria College | Faculty of Arts & Science

Many U of T alumni have made their mark internationally, but perhaps only Lester B. Pearson has been described as saving the world.

Michael Wilson

Trinity College

Wilson became U of T’s 33rd Chancellor on July 1, 2012, succeeding David Peterson. He had also served as Chancellor of Trinity College from 2003 until 2006. Michael Wilson is a respected public servant and businessman, but he may be most admired for shining a light on mental illness.

Pacinthe Mattar

University of Toronto Mississauga | Faculty of Arts & Science

After spending years in far-flung locales such as Saudi Arabia, radio journalist Pacinthe Mattar is exploring Canadian concerns.

Paul Martin

St. Michael’s College | Faculty of Arts & Science | Faculty of Law

When Paul Martin addressed the class of 2011 at Convocation, he joked about the time he lost his case at moot court in law school.

Rosanna Wong

Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work | School of Graduate Studies

Dame Rosanna Wong Yick-ming played a prominent role during Hong Kong’s handover to China in 1997.

William Lyon Mackenzie King

University College | Faculty of Arts & Science | School of Graduate Studies | Faculty of Law

From 1893 until 1895, future prime minister William Lyon Mackenzie King wrote for The Varsity while studying at U of T.
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