Fall 2013

Take Home: 6 Tips for International Travel

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

Green path to success

Two graduates of the Green Path program.

UTSC’s Green Path program graduated 225 students this summer—the largest cohort in its nine-year history. The 12-week program helps students from the People’s Republic of China adjust to life and study in Canada.

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.

UTSC stream teaches how to tame big data

Advances in computer and communications technology have left the world awash in massive amounts of electronic information. Responding to this need, UTSC has introduced a new stream that focuses on the tools and techniques for working with big data.

TD Bank Group donates $1 million to UTSC

Students conducting research in Rouge National Urban Park.

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.

Fish Stories

Nathan Lovejoy
Don Campbell

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.

More than numbers

Lanna Crucefix

By Lanna Crucefix

Big Data for the little guys

Image of Wojciech Gryc with his team in the downtown offices of Canopy Labs.
John Lorinc

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

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.

Melting Buddha

Image of Melting Buddha
Kurt Kleiner

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.

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