Spring 2015

Making treatment for depression more accessible – online

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Mindfulness is an increasingly high-profile technique helping people cope with psychological issues ranging from depression to anxiety.  Similar to meditation, it involves focusing your attention on something in the moment—such as the sounds in a room or even negative emotions—without judgment. 

A Study in Water

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Donna Paris

Nearly a billion people around the world can’t turn on a tap and get clean running water.

Campus Champions - Andres Jaramillo

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Laurie Stephens

Already a world-ranked athlete, Andres Jaramillo decided to tackle another challenge last fall: leave his home in Quito, Ecuador and travel 5,000 kilometres to attend school at the University of Toronto Scarborough.

Campus Champions - Corin Metzger

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Laurie Stephens

Various alarms on her phone and a lot of “to do” lists are what keep Corin Metzger, an elite wheelchair basketball athlete at UTSC, from stressing out during her busy school year.

Campus Champions - Gabriela Estrada

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Laurie Stephens

If the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre needs a full-time resident, Gabriela Estrada would happily sign up.

Learning across borders

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Amy Stupavksy

UTSC’s partnerships with other countries in the Americas are bursting with opportunities.

Campus Champions - Antony Nembhard

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Laurie Stephens

Antony Nembhard graduated from UTSC in 1998 with an honors degree in English and French, but found he just couldn’t leave the university behind.

Keynote

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Coming to UTSC as Interim Principal, I was inspired by the spirit of educational innovation, leading edge research and the vibrant, generous community that characterizes this campus.

Undocumented

Cynthia Macdonald

The word "temporary" always been familiar to Canadian immigrants.

The Pan American Food

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Jeffrey M. Pilcher

The pupusas at El Pulgarcito come with a delicious assortment of fillings, including beans, cheese, loroco (the herby, nutty bud of a flowering vine) and chicharrón, which in El Salvador refers to finely shredded pork (unlike in Mexico, where it is a crispy fried pork skin).

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