Geoffrey Samuel spent his undergraduate years at Cambridge studying physics. But during that time he also began meditating and studying tai chi. Soon, he'd become so intrigued by Eastern thought that he found himself writing his PhD thesis not on theoretical physics but on Tibetan Buddhism.
The Honourable David C. Onley (BA, 1975), Ontario's 28th Lieutenant Governor, has held many leadership roles over his career in broadcasting and public service.
African artists are engaging with multiple modernities
By Elizabeth Harney
You just never know where a co-op position will take you. For Loretta Marcoccia (BA, 1988; Specialist in Administration), it took her on a soaring career at a financial house with a legendary name.
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
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?
"Leadership is in the eye of the beholder." – Joseph Nye
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.
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.
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.