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.
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.
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.
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.
Libraries aren’t what they used to be. They still have books, but they’re branching out. Case in point: UTSC’s Makerspace.
You’re hiking in Rouge National Urban Park. You see a strange-looking plant. You’re itching to learn more about it.
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.