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Word from the Warden

As you will read elsewhere in this edition of the Hart House Quarterly Newsletter, Hart House is gearing up for its 100thAnniversary in 2019-2020.  The “soft launch” of our anniversary year will take place approximately one year from now, to … Continue reading

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Hart House Student Leaders

Student Leaders Every spring, Hart House holds a reception at the Gallery Grill to celebrate our student leaders, who act as Ambassadors for the House, lead our clubs and committees and volunteer their time and their talents to help us … Continue reading

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The Giblons at Hart House Through the Generations

Hart House has stood as the social centre of the University of Toronto for 100 years. It’s not surprising that many of our students have parents who also looked to Hart House to find community during their university days. But … Continue reading

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Father-Son Team Takes Us Inside Hart House Kitchen

Glen Boothe has been spreading his personal warmth and Caribbean-style cooking throughout St. George campus since 1992. Glen, Operations and Building Services Coordinator for the Division of University Advancement, is the creator and host of the Black History Month community luncheons … Continue reading

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Hart House Stories

Generations of students have spent time at Hart House learning new skills, meeting new people and creating new memories—almost a hundred years’ worth of them.   Oh, if these walls could talk! What stories would they tell? Stories of newfound … Continue reading

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Welcoming our New Warden

We are delighted to announce that John F. Monahan has been appointed as the Warden of Hart House. His five-year term begins on August 4, 2015 and ends on June 30, 2020. He brings to this role a wide range … Continue reading

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Joseph Barnicke (1922-2015)

On behalf of the Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, we note with sadness the loss of Joseph Barnicke   His generosity led to the founding of the Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, in 1983, and our major renovations in 2010. We remember … Continue reading

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2015 Committee Secretary Elections

The 2014-15 Hart House Committee Secretary Elections concluded at 11:59 pm on Thursday, March 12, 2015, again using U-elecT (voting.utoronto.ca) for this year’s elections. Listed below are the elected in-coming Secretaries and their respective committees for 2015-16: Art: Theresa Wang … Continue reading

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Advisory Search Committee for Warden

Advisory Search Committee for the Warden, Hart House and Call for Nominations   On Friday, December 12, it was announced that Professor Bruce Kidd has been appointed Vice-President, University of Toronto and Principal, University of Toronto, Scarborough Campus. Professor Kidd … Continue reading

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A Letter from Warden Bruce Kidd

Dear members of the Hart House community: It is with mixed emotions that I write to inform you that I have been appointed Principal and Vice President of the University of Toronto Scarborough, and will be resigning as Warden of … Continue reading

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