Spring 2014

Self Control? Sure, if it's a pleasure

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.

A home for future wheelchair basketball stars

Wheelchair basketball game

Canada’s next generation of wheelchair basketball gold medallists is being trained here at UTSC.

Professor named scientific advisor to Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Herbert Kronzucker

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.

Converging realities at TEDx

Matthew Cimone

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.

Mood Lighting

Alison Xu

The next time you want to turn down the emotional intensity before making an important decision, you may want to dim the lights first.