The small parasitic nocturnal fly Ormia ochracea, which deposits its larvae in the bodies of crickets, locates potential hosts by using tiny, exquisitely sensitive ears that can home in on the mating call of male crickets.
In January 2011, Tunisian President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali resigned after only 26 days of street protests, setting off a domino effect that launched what is now known as the Arab Spring.
Humans have been eating rice for about 15,000 years, and an estimated 8,000 strains of this global staple have been cultivated in just the last few thousand years.
Daniel Young and Christian Giroux’s collaborative artistic intervention was installed over the summer in the atrium of UTSC’s new Instructional Centre.
When you’re a student, managing often-conflicting roles at school, home and work is a challenge. “I can’ tell you how many times I’ve had students in my office in tears,” says UTSC Management Professor Julie McCarthy.
This past July, UTSC’s Climate Lab welcomed student participants from Peru, Tanzania, China and North America to its first Summer Institute on Applied Climate Change.
UTSC staff writer Andrew Westoll’s latest book, "The Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary", explores the fraught relationship between two great apes: humans and chimpanzees.
Dr. Harold Stein (MD 1953) Since he began practicing in Scarborough in 1958, Dr. Stein has treated thousands of patients for cataracts, eye injuries and vision problems.
Through his artwork, Will Kwan casts a critical eye at the contradictions and inequities of the globalized world, and especially what he calls the "myths of a synchronized, equitable, impartial, frictionless and sanitized world economy."
This November, the University will host a celebration of the artistic legacy left by UTSC alumna Doris McCarthy (CM, OO, LLD, RCA, OS.A, CSPWC), timed to coincide with the first anniversary of the artist’s passing.