Principal Bruce Kidd: Toronto needs to take Scarborough seriously

Monday, November 6 - 2017
Bruce Kidd has heard the jokes about Scarborough – "Scarberia," land of strip malls and stabbings – and he doesn’t think they’re fair or funny. Kidd, vice-president of University of Toronto and…

Toronto needs to adopt a fresh vision for its public art policy; new report

Monday, October 23 - 2017
As it continues to mature and evolve as a world-class city, Toronto needs to develop a fresh vision for its public art projects. This is the key finding of Redefining Public Art in Toronto, a…

Co-op students develop app for Rouge National Urban Park

Sunday, October 22 - 2017
A new mobile app for Rouge National Urban Park developed by U of T Scarborough students is so good, it’s like having a seasoned tour guide right in the palm of your hands. “We wanted the app to be…

How will Canada remember Gord Downie and the Tragically Hip?

Thursday, October 19 - 2017
Tributes to the Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie poured out from all corners of the country on Wednesday after the iconic singer died at age 53. In May 2016, the band revealed Downie had…

Seeing Scarborough’s complex and multilayered history

Wednesday, October 4 - 2017
Scarborough has a complicated history. It’s multilayered and constantly changing. But often these complexities are ignored in the images people have of the region. On an early Thursday morning,…

U of T, City of Toronto sign memorandum of understanding to support present and future collaboration

Tuesday, October 3 - 2017
University of Toronto faculty and students are helping the City of Toronto to reach its greenhouse gas reduction goals, develop policies to ensure that everyone in the city has access to affordable,…

These tiny green islands are designed to help Toronto's aging stormwater system

Thursday, August 24 - 2017
Thousands of students and visitors, and over 675 busses, pass by the bus loop and Scarborough Circle every week. At the centre of these loops are sloping land and diverse, overflowing plantlife.…

U of T will not permit use of campus for Toronto Nationalist Rally

Thursday, August 17 - 2017
U of T will not permit use of campus for Toronto Nationalist Rally  

U of T Scarborough economist to lead Queen's Park review of child care affordability

Thursday, July 20 - 2017
U of T Scarborough's Gordon Cleveland, an associate professor of economics, teaching stream, has been asked to review the affordability of child care in Ontario. The Toronto Star says Cleveland has…

Becoming allies for the Indigenous community through sport: Students volunteer with the North American Indigenous Games

Friday, July 14 - 2017
The University of Toronto Scarborough’s Valley, Dan Lang Field and Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre are host venues for the North American Indigenous Games—the largest sporting and cultural gathering of…

#UofTGrad17: City Studies, Political Science student to work with Parks Canada’s Northern Engagement Team

Friday, June 9 - 2017
After a successful City Studies Co-op placement, soon-to-be U of T Scarborough graduate, Da Chen is working with Parks Canada to increase awareness of Northern Canada and the issues that are…

Trip to Japan offers City Studies students a chance to explore key city-building issues

Thursday, April 13 - 2017
Six U of T Scarborough City and Geography Studies students spent 10 days in Japan for an all-expenses-paid exchange program. What they came back with was priceless – a deeper knowledge of Japanese…