Fall 2016

Rocky Road

Nick Eyles with boulders on the Rock Walk

Walk on the north side of the Arts & Administration Building and you may stumble into a formidable display of boulders. These aren’t just any old stones. They’re part of the Rock Walk, the latest undertaking of Geology Professor Nick Eyles.

Keynote

Image of Bruce Kidd

Scarborough may be well known, but it hasn’t been known well. This area of the city has been woefully underserved in terms of public investment—certainly in public transit, economic
development and health facilities.

Spotlight

Marc Saltzman

Marc Saltzman (BSc, 1993) didn’t go to journalism school, nor did he study computer science or technology at U of T Scarborough. But that hasn’t stopped the Psychology graduate from earning a worldwide reputation as a technology guru.

Ready to grow

Image of Jennifer Keesmaat

Any discussion about Scarborough’s future usually ends up in an argument about transit. But if Toronto City Council’s recent decision to build a subway extension and an LRT to U of T Scarborough is realized, the benefit will go well beyond shiny new trains.

UTSC Library Maker Space

3-D Printer

Libraries aren’t what they used to be. They still have books, but they’re branching out. Case in point: UTSC’s Makerspace.

TECHNOLOGY BRINGS NEW MEANING TO "TAKE A HIKE"

Picture of four co-op students

You’re hiking in Rouge National Urban Park. You see a strange-looking plant. You’re itching to learn more about it.

TAKE HOME

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.

BREAKTHROUGH THINKING

Alen Hadzovic speaks to a class

Science and art come together through interdisciplinary workshops

Alen Hadzovic has won an award for watching paint dry, sort of.

UTSC opens fields in the north end

Multiple images of students playing different sports

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.

Did you know?

INstagram photo of Drake sitting on Instructional Centre

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.

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