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.
Our understanding of near-urban green zones like the Rouge National Urban Park may help us better manage storm runoff, soil erosion and carbon dioxide emissions—vitally important given extreme weather events like the flooding in Toronto this past July.
Students have been enjoying campus life at UTSC for 40 years now, ever since what are now called the South Residences were built in 1973. Those townhouse-style residences were expanded in 1984, and in 1990 the North Residence townhouses were added.
Revolutionary regimes often suffer from poor economic performance, large-scale policy failures and intense external pressure. They are also remarkably durable.
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.
Nathan Lovejoy’s fascination with tropical fish began when, as a child, he would page through reference books filled with the exotic animals of South America.
By Lanna Crucefix
Not long after returning to Toronto from a Rhodes Scholarship, Wojciech Gryc landed a gig as a consultantfor McKinsey & Company, an elite global management consulting firm that offers high-level strategic services to blue-chip clients.
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.
Ice Buddha No.1 –Kyi Chu River is a series of photographs by the American photographer Jason Sangster taken of a melting ice sculpture created by Tibetan artist Gade.