Fall 2012 - Campus news

Professor Vaccarino Reappointed as Principal

This past summer, Professor Franco J. Vaccarino was appointed to a second five-year term as principal of UTSC and vice-president of the University of Toronto. The new term, which began on July 1, 2012, expires on June 30, 2017.

Builder chosen for new aquatics centre

Aquatics centre

PCL Aquatics Centre 2012 has won the bidding to design and construct the new aquatics centre and field house complex at UTSC, which will host several of the sports events at the 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games, as well as provide the eastern GTA with unparalleled athletic opportunities for decade

Management students walk the walk

Kurt Kleiner

Management students are gearing up for the much-anticipated LIVE Conference 2012 this fall—a two-day national business convention geared to them and hosted by UTSC in collaboration with the Management and Economics Students’ Association (MESA).

Physical and Environmental Sciences receives major accreditation

by Don Campbell

UTSC’s department of physical and environmental sciences (DPES) has received accreditation from Canada’s leading environmental sciences professional development organization—a landmark accomplishment for the program.

Musician Steven Page To Speak During Mental Health Awareness Month

by Don Campbell

This October—Mental Health Awareness Month—the University of Toronto Scarborough will host a series of workshops and guest lectures, including an appearance by Canadian musician Steven Page.

David Suzuki Gives 2012 Watts Lecture

Environmental icon and award-winning science broadcaster Dr. David Suzuki delivered the 36th Watts Lecture at UTSC on March 5, 2012.