Spring 2013

How to lead social change

Gay rights protesters.
Christopher Cochrane

In a 1982 public opinion survey, 70 percent of Canadians expressed a negative opinion about homosexuality, and more than half said that homosexuality was “never justifiable.” When asked the same question 24 years later, in 2006, only 30 percent of Canadians had a negative opinion about homosexual

Gender equity in higher education

Moroccan protester
Ann L. Mullen

The greatest challenge in teaching undergraduate students about gender inequality is that they usually don’t recognize its existence. Gender issues, they ask? Aren’t those a thing of the distant past?

How we perceive a leader

Women leaders
David Zweig

"Leadership is in the eye of the beholder." – Joseph Nye


Ann MacDonald

The visual world Mélanie Rocan creates with her paintings is a swirl of objects and emotions. Her art traverses many eras, from Surrealism to Expressionism, but she owes perhaps her greatest impulse to the Symbolist outgrowth of Romanticism.

Boundless campaign will transform UTSC

Boundless launch

The University of Toronto Scarborough launched the largest fundraising campaign in its history on November 14, 2012, at Miller Lash House on Old Kingston Road.

UTSC leads with new academic plan

Instructional Centre.

Last September, UTSC launched six new academic departments and revamped its curriculum under a new academic plan that will keep UTSC at the forefront of higher education.

Community celebrates athletics centre groundbreaking

On September 27, 2012, sports and government dignitaries joined the university and surrounding community to celebrate the groundbreaking of the new Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre being constructed at UTSC.

Big news from management

Recent graduates from UTSC’s Department of Management—Michelle Lung, Yi Siang Tai and Paras Rambhiya—made the 2012 Uniform Evaluation (UFE) National Honour Roll, administered by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario (ICAO).

Follow the Kebab

Dan Bender

The kebab is, perhaps, the original global food. From Turkey to western China to north India, it has evolved from its original form into countless local specialties.

AppStar winners know the taste of success

Appstar winneer

Fourth-year computer science students Waqas Nawaz, Mohammad Azmi and Neil Mendonca won the $3,000 top prize in UTSC’s inaugural mobile app development competition, AppStar.