Spring 2015

The Sakura Grove

Image of Sakura trees with ARC building in the background

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.

On the move

Image of Bruce Kidd from over John Scherk's shoulder

Researchers have confirmed the myriad benefits of being physically active—and UTSC has always been a great place for recreation, whether it’s being part of an intramural sport or simply taking a walk in the valley.

After the Games

Image of diving boards at Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre
John Lorinc

Like many students, faculty, staff and alumni at the University of Toronto Scarborough, Associate Professor of Urban Geography Andre Sorensen has made a workout at the new Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre (TPASC) part of

Campus Champions - Paige Schultz

Image of Paige Schultz
Laurie Stephens

Weekends at the family cottage and wanting to be just like her older sister provided all the opportunity and incentive Paige Schultz needed to get involved in competitive swimming.Three bronze medals in international competition later, the 23-year-old student is busy juggling school and training

Campus Champions - Andres Jaramillo

Image of Andres Jaramillo
Laurie Stephens

Already a world-ranked athlete, Andres Jaramillo decided to tackle another challenge last fall: leave his home in Quito, Ecuador and travel 5,000 kilometres to attend school at the University of Toronto Scarborough.

Organisms on the move in the Americas

Image of Bird from Amazon
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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