Spring 2016 - Mosaic
It’s a first: two U of T Scarborough students are about to graduate with both an Environmental Science Bachelor’s degree and a Master in Engineering.
A special endeavor called the Scarborough Oral History Project shares stories of immigrant women, of community elders, of people who’ve led dramatic lives.
Inside every citizen dwells a potential researcher. By promoting citizen engagement, an online research platform called Participedia aims to connect these latent researchers with those already in the field.
A pH imbalance is serious business. Low pH levels can lead to cystic fibrosis, ischemia or cancer. But it’s been difficult to gauge these levels using current technology.
To many, the job of higher education is to develop informed, thinking citizens. To others, it’s to prepare students for the job market. But why not both?