Fall 2013 - Campus news

UTSC student wins gold at dragon boat championship

During his second year at UTSC, Victor Young spotted the booth for the UTSC Scartan Dragonboat Crew at Club Week and decided to give it a try.

Green path to success

Two graduates of the Green Path program.

UTSC’s Green Path program graduated 225 students this summer—the largest cohort in its nine-year history. The 12-week program helps students from the People’s Republic of China adjust to life and study in Canada.

UTSC stream teaches how to tame big data

Advances in computer and communications technology have left the world awash in massive amounts of electronic information. Responding to this need, UTSC has introduced a new stream that focuses on the tools and techniques for working with big data.

TD Bank Group donates $1 million to UTSC

Students conducting research in Rouge National Urban Park.

Our understanding of near-urban green zones like the Rouge National Urban Park may help us better manage storm runoff, soil erosion and carbon dioxide emissions—vitally important given extreme weather events like the flooding in Toronto this past July.

Ground broken for new Environmental Science and Chemistry Building

UTSC broke ground October 8th on the Environmental Science and Chemistry Building (ESCB) scheduled for completion in the summer of 2015.

UTSC community puts its name to TPASC

Signing the steel beam for the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre

UTSC students, staff and faculty have made their mark on the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre (TPASC)—literally. Their signatures cover two steel beams that will be installed in the new facility.