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.
Preet Banerjee’s route from UTSC neuroscience student to TV finance personality took a detour through Bridgestone Racing Academy.
Raffaello D’Andrea's experiments began early. He figured out - or not - aerodynamic stability by jumping from a rooftop with an umbrella.
Rahul K. Bhardwaj might be a Londoner by birth, but it is the city of Toronto that has truly captured his imagination and his heart.
In 1949, Raymond Moriyama's first-year essay on why he wanted to be an architect earned an A+. He's now one of Canada's greatest.
Rena Arshinoff believes her epidemiology degree from U of T helped provide a solid foundation for her work as a rabbi.
For Rita Tsang, going to U of T was a family affair - a fact that inspired her to co-found one of the largest travel companies in Canada.
Robert Herjavec calls himself a “serial entrepreneur.” This might sound scary, but his rags-to-riches story is really about a nice guy.
Rohinton Mistry is the only author ever to have all his novels shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize.
Dame Rosanna Wong Yick-ming played a prominent role during Hong Kong’s handover to China in 1997.
Ryan Pyle decided to venture to the land he learned so much about in his Chinese history and politics classes.The trip transformed him.
If more people were to listen when Dr. Samantha Nutt speaks, the world would be a safer place. Fewer children would suffer.
Sarah Slean recorded her first album at 19. In 15 years, she’s compiled a resume that many would be proud of after a lifetime.
In 2007, Shawn Ahmed went to Bangladesh with a laptop, a camera and a passionate yet indeterminate plan to help alleviate global poverty.
Sheila Heti can talk about "how should a person be?" But it's really better for people to read what she writes about it.
A donation from Sheldon Inwentash and his wife, Lynn Factor, was the largest gift to a North American faculty of social work at that time.