Spring 2015 - Campus news

This year's writer-in-residence

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Celebrated Canadian author Nino Ricci spent the winter term as UTSC’s writer-in-residence. While on campus, he spent time on his own writing, but also visited classes, ran workshops, held office hours and provided one-on-one manuscript consultations with student writers.

High honour for educational innovator

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When Steve Joordens stands in front of a large class, he sees not a mass of people, but a chance to build a learning community.

A legacy for the next 50 years

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Though UTSC’s 50th anniversary celebrations have wound down, 16 important new projects will ensure the legacy lives on.

Lessons from the halls of power

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The Hon. David Onley (BA, 1975) hopes his experience in the halls of power will encourage his students to make a difference by getting involved in public life.

Award-winning mental health program helps first-years build resilience

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A unique mental health program developed at UTSC to assist first-year students with the transition to university is expanding thanks to funding from the province.