Re:New is the alumni and friends magazine of New College at the University of Toronto, published annually by the Office of Advancement at NEW.

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What Is Home?

In the sixth issue of Re:New, find the concept of home discussed from various perspectives: in terms of place and its history, but also in terms of the body, contemporary technology, citizenship, belonging, the environment, personal objects and more.

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Indigenous Grounds

A conversation with Métis advocate and teacher Doug Anderson about Indigenous placemaking, cultural resurgence and hope.

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Portrait of a seated, smiling woman with box braids and folded hands [Lydia Gill in U of T’s Convocation Hall]; rows of seats visible behind her.

Direct Entry

Lydia Gill, the University of Toronto’s first student recruitment officer for equity outreach and support, helps demystify undergraduate life for under-represented groups.

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Scroll, Swipe, Tap: Science Goes Social

Alumna, stem cell researcher and science communicator Samantha Yammine talks brains, equity and social media.

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Plan Bee

A glimpse into the intricate lives of the tiny but mighty pollinators with New College beekeeper Tom Nolan.

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Portrait of a woman with long, dark hair and glasses, smiling at the camera [Anne McGuire].

Dwelling in Disability

Anne McGuire from the Disability Studies stream proffers an expansive view of ability and access.

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Postcards from Afar

The world comes together at New College, so we asked you, our alumni, to say a few words about what home means to you. Here are a few selections. Home is…

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