Fall 2012 - Mosaic
Bread slathered with butter is tasty, but bread fried in butter—the South Asian puri (or poori) —is glorious.
That Vincent van Gogh was a failure during his lifetime is not merely an irony, according to Modris Eksteins, UTSC history professor emeritus; it’s central to his appeal to us in the modern world.
A "dedicated" lunch break can help you work better and feel better, according to John Trougakos, professor of organizational behaviour at UTSC. It's how you take your break, he says, that will affect how much you benefit from it.
Rimma Teper has always found her meditation sessions relaxing and therapeutic. Now, as a doctoral candidate in psychology at UTSC, she’s helping to understand why meditation is also good for boosting self-control.
There’s a buzz, literally, around the UTSC campus—we’re getting more honeybees.
UTSC is an intellectual and cultural hub in the eastern GTA, but it is also located close to many marginalized communities with young people who often do not consider college or university.
In Canada and around the world, issues involving human health and the delivery of healthcare cut across a wide range of social, political and scientific perspectives.