Negative stereotypes can become self-fulfilling prophecies that could undercut the performance of those in the stereotyped group.
At convocation ceremonies in June this year, UTSC students Timour Al-Khindi and Juan Ma were honoured for winning two of the three top national academic awards for students of arts and science.
Professor Nick Eyles often takes UTSC students on their own geologic journeys. He recently returned from accompanying students on a field trip to Iceland, and he’s also taken groups to Costa Rica, the Canadian Rockies and through the Appalachians.
The Morningside Avenue/Military Trail area is bustling with activity, as crews are hard at work, preparing to build an athletics facility for the 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games.