Fall 2014

Growing up together

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Elaine Smith

Back in the early 1960s, Scarborough was mostly farmland and UTSC was little more than an idea. Not any more.

A mosaic of talent

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More than 500 people packed UTSC's Meeting Place for the 24th annual Cultural Mosaic show earlier this year. The event brings together UTSC performers from diverse cultural backgrounds into one large artistic showcase.

Young all-stars on campus

Forty aboriginal youth from across the GTA joined UTSC’s All Star Camp this summer for a week of sports, food and learning.

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.

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.

Community connections

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Elaine Smith

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

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.

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