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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.

A. Ka Tat Tsang

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

Through his work with the China Project, professor A. Ka Tat Tsang has spread his valuable knowledge of social work throughout the world.

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.

Bonnie Stern

New College | Faculty of Arts & Science

From her early beginnings as a chef to opening her renowned cooking school, Bonnie Stern has become a Canadian culinary guru.

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.

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.

Edward Choi

Faculty of Music

Edward Choi is a successful musician in Korea but because of his U of T experience, in his heart "I will always be a Torontonian."

Frederick Banting

Faculty of Medicine

If the phrase “the gift that keeps on giving” can be applied anywhere, it can be applied to Frederick Banting and the medical marvel of insulin.

Hart Hanson

University College | Faculty of Arts & Science

Hart Hanson created Bones, the “darkly amusing procedural” TV series inspired by a real-life forensic anthropologist.

Jeffrey Skoll

Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering

As the first full-time employee and President of eBay, Jeff Skoll helped lead the company's successful initial public offering.

John Mighton

Victoria College | Faculty of Arts & Science | School of Graduate Studies

Imagine a popular playwright who doubles as an advocate for literacy in mathematics. No need to imagine: John Mighton is for real.

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.

Laercio Couto

Faculty of Forestry | School of Graduate Studies

Prof. Laércio Couto credits U of T with helping to advance forestry in Brazil. It all began with two soccer games in the late 1970s.

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.

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.

Margaret MacMillan

Trinity College | Faculty of Arts & Science

Margaret MacMillan tells students if they follow their intellectual passions and keep learning, they’ll boldly go across boundaries.

Margaret McCain

Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work

Margaret McCain likes people to call her Margie, but thousands of Canadians call her something else - a champion of children.
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