Spring 2015

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.

The Sakura Grove

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Every year, the blossoms of the Sakura Grove between H-Wing and the Social Science building herald the arrival of spring in spectacular but fleeting fashion.

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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