Spring 2014

Bridging troubled waters

Patchen Barrs

When Nicholas Mandrak was seven years old, he went fishing with his father.

“The first fish I caught was a white sucker,” he says. “My father thought it was a salmon. He went in to pick it up and it milted all over him. I thought this was the coolest thing ever.”

Partners on Campus, Partners in Life

Elaine Smith

At UTSC, partnerships build community, advance research and connect us with higher learning institutions around the world. But there’s another kind of partnership on campus—couples who are both leading researchers in their respective fields.
 

Local Heroes

John Lorinc

When UTSC geographer Susannah Bunce was doing graduate work at York University in the early 2000s, she joined a collective called Planning Action, made up of professors, students and non-profits whose members wanted to challenge the way the City of Toronto did its planning—including the lack of s

Partnership postponed

Berton Woodward

In Egypt, couples who want to get married face high financial barriers in a country where most young people’s incomes are low. Potential husbands must provide an apartment, furnish- ings, a ring and a large wedding.

Digging data

Berton Woodward

Spin out

Berton Woodward

You’re fed up. As a high-performing senior figure in your workplace, you’d like to start a new enterprise in your field. Will your new venture succeed?

Keynote

For those of us engaged in post- secondary education, the partnership between great universities and the urban regions in which they are usually located is a matter of increasing importance in our fast-changing, globalized world.

Inspired by sport

Water Velocity artwork
Shelley Romoff

Water Velocity will welcome visitors to the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre—before, during and after the 2015 TORONTO Pan Am/Parapan Am Games.

Take Home: Four great literary partnerships

We often think of great writers as solitary figures, but many would not have achieved what they did without help. Four faculty members from the Department of English share their picks for great literary partnerships.

UTSC honoured for web redesign

UTSC’s website has had a major upgrade to meet users’ evolving needs—and it’s getting noticed. The redesigned site won a Best in Class award in the university category at the Interactive Media Awards

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