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.

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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