Plastic pollution isn’t just a problem in our oceans. It’s also affecting the Great Lakes

Wednesday, June 13 - 2018
When it comes to plastics polluting our water, it’s not just the world’s oceans we need to worry about says U of T assistant professor Chelsea Rochman. “The contamination in the Great Lakes and…

Photo Gallery: Congratulations, 2018 U of T Scarborough Graduates!

Monday, June 11 - 2018
This week, 1,690 U of T Scarborough students celebrate becoming alumni at four different ceremonies.  "To the graduating class let me say thank you. Thank you for your many contributions…

Campus building wins national award for sustainable design

Wednesday, June 6 - 2018
A research building at U of T Scarborough has been recognized for its innovative sustainable design by the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC).  The Environmental Science and Chemistry…

U of T students to host second Black graduation ceremony

Tuesday, June 5 - 2018
There's a treasure hunt going on in the home of Matthew Campbell-Williams. Competition is so fierce for his guest tickets to Black Graduation at the University of Toronto that the fourth-year…

University Mourns Student Killed in House Fire

Wednesday, May 30 - 2018
The University of Toronto is mourning the death of a student who died in a house fire near the university's Scarborough campus. Four UTSC students were in the house at the time of the fire, which…

U of T leaders come together to discuss challenges, opportunities around promoting equity and diversity

Tuesday, May 29 - 2018
University of Toronto has made great strides in promoting equity and inclusivity, but there is still “a heck of a lot to do to ensure that everyone with potential can flourish and make a difference…

Local graduating high school students celebrate their next big step in life at U of T Scarborough

Wednesday, May 9 - 2018
Yesterday more than 400 Grade 12 students gathered at U of T Scarborough as part of the Walk With Excellence – a six-year annual event that honours graduating high school students. Following a…

Spring has sprung! Cherry blossoms begin annual bloom on campus

Monday, May 7 - 2018
The cherry blossoms in Sakura Grove located between H-Wing and the Social Sciences building are beginning to bloom, signalling the symbolic arrival of spring. There are 50 blossoms on campus that…

Invasive Species Awareness Day 2018: What you need to know

Friday, April 20 - 2018
Our local ecosystem is teeming with invasive species. In fact, many of Ontario’s most common species are non-native, brought here by accident or on purpose.   Plants in the fields, fish in our lakes…

Unique project aims to build empathy by sharing personal stories

Tuesday, April 10 - 2018
For Mitch Robert George, also known as Red Pine Spirit Man of the Turtle Clan, community is a source of healing. At the recent Hart House Human Library Project, he shared parts of his story in hopes…

Funding for green projects will improve energy efficiency in the Andrews Building

Tuesday, March 27 - 2018
U of T Scarborough is getting a financial boost to make the heating and cooling system in the Andrews Building more energy efficient, helping to cut campus greenhouse gas production in the process.…

Mosaic brings together many different cultures in one big celebration of song and dance

Friday, March 23 - 2018
When Janki Thakar was just three years old growing up in Gujarat, India, she would go to her local park to watch dancers practice their routines. She would sit transfixed watching the dancers,…