Spring 2014 - Mosaic
Award-winning Canadian novelist Miriam Toews became UTSC’s inaugural writer-in-residence this semester.
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.
Buddhism is well-represented in the local UTSC community, and the campus is taking a multidisciplinary approach to fostering a deeper understanding of Buddhist philosophy.
The Athabasca oil sands generate almost as much debate as petroleum, as politicians, activists, academics and business leaders face off about economic benefit versus environmental impact, such as that caused by emissions.
UTSC has undergone tremendous changes since 2007, when Franco Vaccarino became Principal. Mary Anne Chambers, UTSC alum and former Ontario cabinet minister, sat down to speak with the outgoing Principal, who will take a new post in August as President of the University of Guelph.
The naan bread at Xin Jiang Restaurant is pillowy, its crust toothy and perfectly charred in places from the heat of the tandoor.
After a long day, you may be tempted to give in to the urge—grab an unhealthy snack and avoid tackling obligatory tasks. But you don’t have to.
The next time you want to turn down the emotional intensity before making an important decision, you may want to dim the lights first.