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Skule Days, 1961-1965

The Class of 6T5 produced a souvenir album on the occasion of their 50th reunion. Construction on the Berlin Wall began in 1961 as the CivE Class of 6T5 prepared for its first day at the University of Toronto.  During their four years of study, these students witnessed the height of the Cold War, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the assassination of … Read More

Spirit of service alive in alumni volunteers

As a Civil Engineering student in the late ‘70s, Arun Channan’s involvement ran the gamut from the Brute Force Committee and the Engineering Society, to the Concrete Canoe Competition, Cannon Guard, and Civil Club. One of his fondest memories is affixing giant Mickey Mouse ears to the SAC dome at three o’clock in the morning … Read More

Changes on campus

Small and large changes at iconic places on the St. George Campus This past summer, a pedestrian-only zone was put in place to increase the accessibility and safety around Convocation Hall. Inspired by the circular form of front campus, the playful circles that dot the pavement in signature U of T blue and white, make … Read More

Shear brilliance

U of T Completes Groundbreaking Experiment on Shear Resistance Supervised by Professors Evan Bentz and Michael Collins, master’s student Phil Quach (CivE 1T2, MASc 1T5) headed new groundbreaking experiment in the Structures Lab to discover the effect of extreme member depth on shear resistance. A shear failure is a critical issue that all engineers want … Read More

Particle Man

Prof. Jeff Siegel studies particle pollution in landmark indoor air quality study Prof. Jeffrey Siegel likens engineers to “people who practice medicine without licenses,” and his research on particle pollution highlights the intersection between civil engineering and health. Prof. Siegel, a cross-appointed faculty member at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, has been studying particle pollution since the late … Read More

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