Fall 2013 - Mosaic

Street Eats

Dan Bender and Rick Halpern

Toronto, we often hear, has a dearth of the exciting street food that helps turn other great cities into culinary tourist destinations. Where are the dosas, biryanis, chaats, satays or tacos that crowd sidewalks everywhere from New York to Delhi to Mexico City?

The Durability of Revolutionary Regimes

Image of Lucan Way

Revolutionary regimes often suffer from poor economic performance, large-scale policy failures and intense external pressure. They are also remarkably durable.

Discuss: A Globalizing Institution, A Changing Student Body

Patricia Landolt and Ju Hui Judy Han

Students at UTSC lead global lives. Many are first- or second-generation immigrants with ties to a number of places in the world. Others have travelled or lived abroad, and they too stay connected to these places and moments.

Take Home: 6 Tips for International Travel

Travel can be exciting, transformative, exhausting and even disappointing. Being prepared makes all the difference.

The Tower of Babel and modern identity

Image of Tower of Babel, by Peter Bruegel the Elder

In the story of the Tower of Babel, humankind tries to build a tower to the heavens. God intervenes, causing people to speak in a confusion of tongues and scattering them across the face of the earth.

New Centre Tackles Climate Change

New centre tackles climate change

A new partnership between UTSC and China’s Northwest University will help researchers in both institutions learn how to mitigate and adapt to the effects of climate change.

Did you know?

Image of Adam McGrath

“I like to take a global perspective,” says Adam McGrath, a second-year student in UTSC’s groundbreaking specialist degree in Management & International Business (MIB). “This program gives me that opportunity.”