Photography is not allowed at the Beverly Hills Hotel in L.A. But you wouldn’t have known it amid the flickering flashbulbs in the hotel’s ballroom on May 20, 2011.
UTSC faculty pulled in 24 awards when the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) announced its funding decisions for 2011. The prestigious awards included 17 NSERC Discovery grants, three Research Tools and Instruments grants and one Northern Research Supplement.
- 5 episodes
- 3-person crew
- 7 months of shooting
- 23 countries
- $3 million budget
- 9 days of heli shooting
- 48-degree temperatures
- 1,000 or more camels
- Countless bottles of water
U of T President David Naylor renamed the UTSC baseball diamond the “Dan Lang Field,” in honour of Professor Dan Lang, who coached the Varsity Blues for 13 seasons, leading them to two Ontario University Athletics (OUA) league championships and two silver medals.
While Ortsbo has the potential to revolutionize fields such as business, education and geopolitics, it could also have a huge impact on information transfers in a very important area, healthcare—the conversation between patient and doctor.
UTSC’s newest building officially opened in summer this year, increasing academic space on campus by 25 percent. On August 31, representatives from government and the University of Toronto joined the UTSC community for the official opening of the $78-million Instructional Centre (IC).
According to the Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED), 60 percent of human deaths caused by natural disasters in the past decade have been due to earthquakes. This trend is not surprising, as populations in the world’s earthquake zones are skyrocketing.
In 1970 former Prime Minister of Canada Lester B. Pearson gave the inaugural F. B. Watts Memorial Lecture at UTSC.
On March 11, 2011, Tohoku in northeastern Japan experienced the strongest earthquake ever recorded in that country since the introduction of modern quake measurements and—at 9.0 on the Richter scale—one of the five largest ever recorded in the world.
Today, thanks to new technologies and the digital communications revolution, educational experiences and information are available to anyone with an Internet connection and a computer or mobile device.