One of U of T Scarborough’s earliest Tamil alumni has given UTSC a historic donation of $2 million to support Tamil studies.
The Scarborough College bus was moving slowly as usual, dropping students off at the intersections. Ralph, the driver, was everyone’s favourite, both for his sense of humour and his willingness to weave through neighbourhoods, getting people as close to home as possible.
Scientists instinctively claim ownership of knowledge creation. But Nicole Klenk thinks the devotion to scientific method can miss important information that could diminish the real-world value of research.
On the evening of November 16, 2016, about 100 students came to the screening of a documentary that explored a shameful piece of Canadian history. The film, The Pass System, was about laws that were established after the Northwest Rebellion of 1885.
I’ve always hoped that Canada 150 would generate ideas, energy and optimism for the challenges ahead, just as our celebration of Canada’s Centennial did in 1967. That year the world directed its attention to Expo in Montreal and the Pan American Games in Winnipeg.
Suganya Tharmalingam (BCom, 2001) knows how to set goals. When Tharmalingam, the youngest in her family, was in first year at U of T Scarborough, her mother asked her to join the family in a move to Ottawa.
There are only three places in North America you can study the language of Old Ethiopic, or Ge’ez, and one of them is U of T.
While a night out at the theatre can be entertaining, it can also provide us an opportunity to learn about people we don’t know.
Students at U of T Scarborough can now consider a minor in Health Humanities, the first of its kind in Canada.
It can be a struggle to get materials for those who have a disability that makes it hard to read in print. Over the last few years, U of T Scarborough’s Chief Librarian has been part of an international effort to ease that struggle.