Fall 2015

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.


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.


Window of cities lab in UTSC library

Tucked in the middle of the UTSC library is a space devoted to a better understanding of cities.


Tornado over a field

What if tornado activity could be forecast months—or even seasons—in advance? Thanks to a new model developed at UTSC, this could soon be possible.

All about stuff

Chris Garbutt

On September 24, 2010, a cigarette dropped from a balcony in downtown Toronto landed on a balcony below filled with papers and boxes. The fire that resulted caused more than $1 million in damages.