Grad Students and Alumni in the News

Congratulations to John McQuillen (PhD, Art History, 2012) and alum of the Book History and Print Culture collaborative specialization for making news this past February!


Now Associate Curator, Printed Books and Bindings at The Morgan Library & Museum in New York City, John spoke to the BBC about the Morgan's exhibition Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth.

Watch John's interview about the exhibition Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth, recently launched in New York City.

Featuring the largest collection of JRR Tolkien material ever assembled in the United States, the exhibition includes photographs and memorabilia, Tolkien's original illustrations, maps, draft manuscripts, artefacts, and designs related to The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion. Learn more about the exhibition. 

If you're planning a visit to New York City this spring, be sure to visit the Morgan Library & Museum. Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth closes on May 12!

More Grad Students in the News 2019


Alexander MacIntosh,
 a PhD student in bioengineering and biomedical engineering, received Mitacs funding to conduct research in Paris and help develop a video game to improve hand function for kids with cerebral palsy (photo by Geoffrey Vendeville). Learn more.

U of T alumna Senjuti Saha, now a microbiologist at the largest pediatric hospital in Dhaka, Bangladesh, learned how to sequence and analyze data using the new platform IDseq. This knowledge helped her investigate the possible relationship between meningitis and the virus chikungunya. Learn more.