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Chess Club’s President Featured in U of T Mag

Game of Kings and Queens U of T’s chess club–Canada’s oldest–is undergoing a 21st-century revival By Susan Pedwell   “Women had only limited access to Hart House until 1972, and women didn’t compete in a club championship until 2000, says … Continue reading

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Townsend Benard Awarded

We Congratulate Hart House Strength & Fitness Supervisor and Personal Trainer Townsend Benard   Five-time CIS Finalist for Pole Vault Townsend Benard was honoured last week as the George M. Biggs Trophy award winner for his outstanding athletic achievement, scholarship … Continue reading

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Hart House Congratulates Wanda Nanibush

Hart House Congratulates Wanda Nanibush, Curator in Residence   In support of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (IDERD) on March 21, 2014, U of T’s Anti-Racism and Cultural Diversity Office honoured Wanda Nanibush, Curator in Residence … Continue reading

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2014 Committee Secretary Elections

Congratulations to all!   The 2014-15 Hart House Committee Secretary Elections concluded at 11:59 pm on Thursday, March 13, 2014, again using of U-elecT (voting.utoronto.ca) for this year’s elections.   Listed below are the elected in-coming Secretaries and their respective … Continue reading

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Prof. Bruce Kidd’s Interim Appointment

Hart House is pleased to announce that Warden Bruce Kidd has accepted the role of interim vice-president and principal, University of Toronto Scarborough at the request of University of Toronto President Meric Gertler.   “Professor Kidd is an outstanding citizen … Continue reading

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Hart House Dream Job Academy

What happens when Hart House hooks up current students and alumni? A great show!   During a session of the Hart House Dream Job Academy, a partnership program with the Career Centre, students shared their desire to put more energy … Continue reading

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In the News: Hart House Debating Club

Hart House Debating team wins North American Championship North American champions: U of T debate team reclaims title from Harvard >> U of T News Jan. 30, 2014 Photo: North American debate champions Kaya Ellis and Louis Tsilivis. Photo courtesy … Continue reading

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In the News: Reviews of ‘CounterIntelligence’

  CounterIntelligence January 24–March 16, 2014 Justina M. Barnicke Gallery   CounterIntelligence, a project by Berlin-based artist Charles Stankievech, contemplates the intersection of art and military intelligence communities, gleaning historic examples ranging from a 1930s anarchist double agent who designed … Continue reading

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In the News: Bruce Kidd Talks Sochi 2014

Bruce Kidd: Focus on medals could be setback to Olympic, anti-doping movements CBC News – Past Olympian looks back at recommendations of Charles Dubin and how far we’ve strayed >> Feb. 5, 2014 How to be an Ally The Varsity … Continue reading

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Great Hall, Great Sound

AV Manager Ira Cohen recently designed a new audio installation for the Great Hall at Hart House featuring a HARMAN Soundcraft Si Expression 1 to control the system. This one-of-a-kind system was designed to provide the flexibility and range required … Continue reading

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