Fall 2015

Privatizing the Peace

Picture of security guard at Vancouver Olympices
John Lorinc

Law enforcement spending has long been the third rail in most democratic societies, and calls to cut funding for cops are often seen as political suicide. But U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron, facing severe budget pressures, has made dramatic moves to rein in police expenditures.

Pan Am ignites the summer

Wheelchair tennis athletes

This summer, spectators came to our sparkling new Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre and the new UTSC Tennis Centre to watch top athletes compete in the

TPASC gets a gold of its own

Canadian athletes aren’t the only winners to emerge from the Pan Am & Parapan Am Games.

Keynote

The word campus suggests an inward-looking community, set apart. That may have made sense several generations ago. But a modern university campus must be deeply engaged with both the local and the global.

High honour for community builder

Karen Young, winner of the 3M National Student Fellowship

Karen Young, a fourth-year Psychology and Health Studies major in UTSC’s Co-op program, is the first UTSC student to receive the prestigious 3M National Student Fellowship, which recognizes 10 students across Canada each yea

A university path for Seneca students

Students sitting in library

A new academic transfer agreement between Seneca College and UTSC allows graduates from Seneca’s new Arts and Science diploma program to enroll in UTSC courses if they meet certain admission requirements.

Top of the Class

Anh Cao at convocation

Thanks to Anh Cao, UTSC received the honour of having U of T’s top student for the third year in a row.

The Stress of Policing

Police arresting a protestor

It’s no secret that police officers work in high-stress environments.

The Rock-Cut Churches of Ethiopia

Michael Gervers in Ethiopia

Ethiopia is the world’s oldest Christian nation, dating back to the 4th century. Hundreds of rock-cut churches line the country’s highlands, but little is known of how they are built.

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