Spring 2015 - Features

Campus Champions - Antony Nembhard

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Laurie Stephens

Antony Nembhard graduated from UTSC in 1998 with an honors degree in English and French, but found he just couldn’t leave the university behind.

After the Games

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John Lorinc

Like many students, faculty, staff and alumni at the University of Toronto Scarborough, Associate Professor of Urban Geography Andre Sorensen has made a workout at the new Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre (TPASC) part of

Campus Champions - Paige Schultz

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Laurie Stephens

Weekends at the family cottage and wanting to be just like her older sister provided all the opportunity and incentive Paige Schultz needed to get involved in competitive swimming.Three bronze medals in international competition later, the 23-year-old student is busy juggling school and training

Campus Champions - Andres Jaramillo

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Laurie Stephens

Already a world-ranked athlete, Andres Jaramillo decided to tackle another challenge last fall: leave his home in Quito, Ecuador and travel 5,000 kilometres to attend school at the University of Toronto Scarborough.

Campus Champions - Corin Metzger

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Laurie Stephens

Various alarms on her phone and a lot of “to do” lists are what keep Corin Metzger, an elite wheelchair basketball athlete at UTSC, from stressing out during her busy school year.

Campus Champions - Gabriela Estrada

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Laurie Stephens

If the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre needs a full-time resident, Gabriela Estrada would happily sign up.

Learning across borders

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Amy Stupavksy

UTSC’s partnerships with other countries in the Americas are bursting with opportunities.

Undocumented

Cynthia Macdonald

The word "temporary" always been familiar to Canadian immigrants.

Organisms on the move in the Americas

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Patchen Barss

What accounts for the astounding biodiversity of the Amazon? How can an escaped fish threaten entire ecosystems?  Why did a long-idle vine suddenly become the scourge of the east? Here, three UTSC researchers tackle the questions of how organisms move—or not—and what we can do about them.