Spring 2015

Award-winning mental health program helps first-years build resilience

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A unique mental health program developed at UTSC to assist first-year students with the transition to university is expanding thanks to funding from the province.

Take Home

The Pan Am & Parapan American Games are almost here, and UTSC is the site of one of the largest facilities for the event.

This year's writer-in-residence

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Celebrated Canadian author Nino Ricci spent the winter term as UTSC’s writer-in-residence. While on campus, he spent time on his own writing, but also visited classes, ran workshops, held office hours and provided one-on-one manuscript consultations with student writers.

Breakthrough thinking

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When he was trapped in a municipal building as citizens rioted in northern Ecuador in 2002, UTSC anthropologist Chris Krupa was not thinking about writing a book.

High honour for educational innovator

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When Steve Joordens stands in front of a large class, he sees not a mass of people, but a chance to build a learning community.

Did You Know?

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A trio of University of Toronto students and alumni has been chosen to create one of only 32 outdoor artwork installations that will be on display along the Pan Am Path, a project that will transform more than 80 km of city trails into a one-of-a-kind trail that

A legacy for the next 50 years

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Though UTSC’s 50th anniversary celebrations have wound down, 16 important new projects will ensure the legacy lives on.

Sun, sand and broken promises

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Tourists enjoying the brilliant sun and sand of Tela Bay or other beaches in northern Honduras may be oblivious to an ugly underside of resort development in the region.

Alumni News

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Ian Scott (BA,1989; U of T MBA/CA, 1991) has enjoyed two successful careers to date: his first was as a chartered accountant and now he is a lawyer.

Discuss

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Growth has been constant at UTSC for years. With this growth comes exciting opportunities—more students, and new faculty, research and learning facilities, not to mention this summer’s Pan Am & Parapan American Games.

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