Spring 2015

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.

Organisms on the move in the Americas

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Patchen Barss

What accounts for the astounding biodiversity of the Amazon? How can an escaped fish threaten entire ecosystems?  Why did a long-idle vine suddenly become the scourge of the east? Here, three UTSC researchers tackle the questions of how organisms move—or not—and what we can do about them.

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