Fall 2014

Innovation in the public sector: it's not an oxymoron

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Public sector innovation is alive and well according a new book by UTSC Management Professor Sandford Borins.

Beyond the bookshelf

Victoria Owen in the UTSC library
Berton Woodward and Elaine Smith

We're in an age of limitless data, and sorting through it all is one of the great challenges for students and researchers alike.

1964

Image of Lester B. Pearson with students

In 1964, there was no internet, there were no electric cars and you had to leave the house to watch a movie. Yet interesting things still happened! Here are some highlights from the year U of T created Scarborough College.

We've moved in!

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Just in time for the new school year, UTSC now has a new athletic facility.

Prof's new position zeroes in on urban ecosystems

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UTSC Associate Professor Marc Cadotte can’t wait to translate his passion and knowledge of urban ecosystems into tackling important environmental issues.

The next 50 years

Map of UTSC in the future.

The last half-century has been a remarkable journey for UTSC. Looking forward, the future is even brighter with more students and research activity than ever before. In UTSC’s master plan, that growth will happen on the North Campus.

The challenge of finding life out there

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The search for life on planets outside our solar system may be more difficult than previously thought according to a recent study led by UTSC Assistant Professor Hanno Rein.

Students can now minor in English to Chinese translation

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Chinese is now the third most commonly used language in Canada and the demand for translation services is exploding in a number of fields.

A Co-op campus

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Elaine Smith and Chris Garbutt

“I wanted a program with real-world experience.” Kathleen Chan’s words echo the reasons many students seek out UTSC’s experiential education opportunities, particularly the Co-op program.

Community connections

Students participating in mentorship program
Elaine Smith

Campus and community mean a lot to the students, staff and faculty at UTSC.

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