Spring 2016

Inspired by Nature

Cross-section of Environmental Science and Chemistry Building
Patchen Barss

University of Toronto Scarborough’s new 10,220 square-metre Environmental Science and Chemistry Building (ESCB) connects teaching and research labs with administrative offices, centred around a sunlit atriu

Are You Experienced?

Student Leo Li with Professor Francisco Estrada
Laurie Stephens

We’ve all heard of the young job-seeker's catch-22: You need experience to get work, but you can’t get experience without the work.

FROM THE SIX TO THE CITY OF LIGHT

Constantina Varlokostas

Five months in Paris sounds like a pretty good gig, and for Constantina Varlokostas, her work term in France really got started during her local Co-op placement.

A TASTY MIDTERM

Usually, you can’t take food into an exam. But UTSC’s Edible History: History of Global Foodways is not your usual class.

BETTER TRANSIT AT LAST!

It could be transformative for U of T Scarborough—a new city—wide transit plan that would substantially improve access to the campus. The plan includes a 17-stop extension of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT, which would end at UTSC

CATALOGUING UNDERGRAD RESEARCH

Undergraduate student looking into microscope

A new tool designed at U of T Scarborough will make it easier for undergraduate students to get involved in research.

HIGH PRAISE FOR IDS

International Development Studies at U of T Scarborough has been recognized as a standout in the 2016 Maclean’s University Rankings.

Keynote

A mosaic at the University of Heidelberg depicts the trivium that was part of the medieval higher education system: Latin Grammar (including literature), rhetoric (which also covered law) and logic.

Meeting Place

Valerie Visani

After graduation, Valerie Visani (BA, 2010) moved to Los Angeles to go to law school. She thought she’d end up working there as an entertainment lawyer. Instead, she married the man she loved (also a UTSC alum), which led to a move to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Telling the stories of UTSC

text image reading Stories of UTSC

A special endeavor called the Scarborough Oral History Project shares stories of immigrant women, of community elders, of people who’ve led dramatic lives.

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