Spring 2014 - Campus news
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
Anyonam Tutu-Brenpong is the first to admit she was a “horrible” student in high school. “I had no direction, I wasn’t focused, I was too social, I wasn’t disciplined,” she says.
Yet here she is at UTSC, thriving in third-year psychology. What made the difference?
Canada’s next generation of wheelchair basketball gold medallists is being trained here at UTSC.
UTSC postdoc Laura McKinnon has received a L’Oréal Canada “For Women in Science Research Excellence Fellowship” for her work on the effects of climate change on arctic-nesting shorebirds.
One presenter cut up a large durian, a strong-smelling fruit of Southeast Asia, and fed some to the audience. Another asked the crowd to think deeply about their feet. A third drew a connection between “conflict diamonds” and outer space.
More than one billion people in the world are chronically undernourished, according to the United Nations. It’s a statistic that Herbert Kronzucker wants to see changed.