Six awesome things in the GTA
(or, just a few reasons Scarborough is the centre of the universe)
What’s so great about being in the east?
We asked members of the U of T Scarborough community to give us examples. Here’s a sampling of what they told us.
Science and art come together through interdisciplinary workshops
Alen Hadzovic has won an award for watching paint dry, sort of.
During the 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games, the Morningside Athletic Fields were the site of the horseback riding portion of the modern pentathlon.
Picked up by news media around the world, the uoftdrizzy Instagram account has more than 17,000 fans— including Drake himself—following, liking and posting comments.
Three local politicians—all UTSC grads—consider the direction of the eastern GTA and our campus’s role in it.
By now you’ve read the headlines. You may have even watched a documentary or two. Bees all over the world are dying and it’s bad for everyone. But beware of false advice that might contribute to the problem.
You may find them on the Scarborough Bluffs, acting in a historical play. In an industrial strip mall, working on visual or performance art. Or soon, in a choir or garage band—learning, playing, singing.
When Tyler Cowen came for a visit, three U of T Scarborough history professors knew exactly where to take him for dinner. The food was such a hit that it prompted the American author and economist to give Scarborough top praise in a subsequent blog post.
For a time, it seemed Torontonians had collectively forgotten that their city was at the edge of a Great Lake. That’s slowly changing, but many downtowners still go for months without a glimpse of the waterfront.
Bring China to the world. Bring the world to China. This is Tenniel Chu’s mission in life.