Spring 2014 - Campus news
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?
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
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.
Canada’s next generation of wheelchair basketball gold medallists is being trained here at UTSC.
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.
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.