Spring 2017

From Marrakech to Ottawa

Committee considering Marrakech Treaty

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.

Tales of the deep

Bottom of an ocean

“We know far less about deep oceans than outer space,” says John Hannigan, an environmental sociologist and author of the book, The Geopolitics of Deep Oceans.

The Culinaria Kitchen

People cooking in the Culinaria kitchen

U of T Scarborough has the only kitchen classroom in any Canadian university — and one of very few in the world. Located at SWS313, it holds up to 40 cooks at a time.

Take home

Because it’s Canada’s sesquicentennial, we thought we’d ask some of our faculty their thoughts on things you may not have known about the country. We got a variety of responses.

New Vice-Dean to focus on equity

Maydianne Andrade in her lab with a student

Professor Maydianne Andrade, a renowned scientist known for her research on spiders, is the new Vice-Dean of Faculty Affairs & Equity.

Writing students win big

picture of lit jam team

Three talented Creative Writing students at U of T Scarborough are winners of the International Festival of Authors’ inaugural Lit Jam – a timed, improvisational contest that matches storytelling teams against each other. 

New research chairs at UTSC

Brian Connelly

Brian Connelly is fascinated by the role personality plays in the modern workplace, and that work has been recognized for its importance and influence. Connelly, an associate professor in the Department of

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