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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.

Anthony Lacavera

Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering

Telecommunications is a big industry, run by major players. Anthony Lacavera started Globalive and made room for one more.

Blake C. Goldring

Victoria College | Faculty of Arts & Science

“The University of Toronto has played an important role in the lives of the Goldring family for four generations,” says Blake Goldring.

Brian Greenspan

University College | Faculty of Arts & Science

If lawyer Brian Greenspan had a motto it might well be: Passion is the genesis of genius.

Craig Kielburger

Trinity College | Faculty of Arts & Science

When Craig Kielburger was 12 years old, he suddenly understood “that a young person can make a difference.”

David Berkal

University College | Faculty of Arts & Science

David Berkal is an entrepreneur, who got his start with a unique travel company.

Dominic Lam

Faculty of Medicine

Dominic Lam is an award-winning artist and renowned crusader for the visually impaired, as Chairman of the World Eye Organization.

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.

Helena Monteiro

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

Principles Helena Monteiro applied at U of T - thinking, learning and leading - have made her a major player in international philanthropy.

James Orbinski

Faculty of Arts & Science | School of Graduate Studies

James Orbinski - physician, scientist and author - is a veteran of many of the world’s complex humanitarian emergencies.

Judy Goldring

Victoria College | Faculty of Arts & Science

When Judy Goldring was named one of the Most Powerful Women for 2012, the citation highlighted her volunteer activities at U of T.

Leslie Dan

School of Graduate Studies | Rotman School of Management

Leslie Dan came to Canada in 1947 with $10 in his pocket. He went on to establish one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies.

Linda Schuyler

Innis College | Faculty of Arts & Science

Linda Schuyler personifies the “if no one else is doing it, I’ll roll up my sleeves and do it myself” approach to getting things done.

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.

Norman Bethune

University College | Faculty of Medicine

On the world stage, Dr. Norman Bethune is one of Canada’s most famous, best known for his medical work in China in the 1930s.

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.

Samantha Nutt

Faculty of Medicine

If more people were to listen when Dr. Samantha Nutt speaks, the world would be a safer place. Fewer children would suffer.
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