Spring 2015

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).

Lessons from the halls of power

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The Hon. David Onley (BA, 1975) hopes his experience in the halls of power will encourage his students to make a difference by getting involved in public life.

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

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