Do the Olympics still matter?

Monday, February 5 - 2018
With all the ethical and political problems facing the Olympics, do they still matter? As someone who proudly wears his Olympic heart on his sleeve — I competed in the 1964 Games in Tokyo and have…

It’s time to stop linking ‘loose morals’ to immigrants with HIV

Saturday, February 3 - 2018
Are you kidding me? With nearly four decades under our collective belts of global experience working on HIV and AIDS, we are past considering it acceptable to link someone’s health status with their…

NAFTA talks moving ahead is a good sign, says U of T Scarborough expert

Wednesday, January 31 - 2018
With NAFTA talks ending on a more positive note than expected this week, U of T News reached out to our experts on what, if anything, has changed and the challenges ahead for trilateral…

A year after the Quebec mosque shooting, U of T Scarborough experts reflect on Islamophobia in Canada

Friday, January 26 - 2018
It's been a year since a gunman entered a Quebec City mosque and killed six men – a shooting that rattled a nation that often prides itself on accepting diversity. As Canada looks back at the Jan.…

Trump turns arguments of his base 'inside out' says management professor

Monday, January 22 - 2018
U.S. President Donald Trump's declaration that he is the the voice of his strongest supporters – white, non-college-educated, working-class voters – is not true, argues U of T Scarborough's Andrew…

Discovering the complexities of international development in India

Sunday, December 24 - 2017
Going out into the field after years of studying international development in the classroom can be a harsh reality check, says Andrea Sherk, but it’s also an irreplaceable experience. “I can’t count…

Building capacity for marginalized girls in Malawi

Saturday, December 23 - 2017
During Gigi Chang’s co-op placement in Malawi, she discovered that the field of international development can be both inspiring and distressing – sometimes at the same time.

Providing meaningful educational and professional opportunities in Uganda

Wednesday, December 20 - 2017
Growing up, Tasha Noronha travelled the world with her family and saw some things that she didn’t understand: homeless children her own age in India, for example, and young acrobats performing for…

Travelling across Tanzania to cultivate responsible tourism

Tuesday, December 19 - 2017
Reenas Mohamed says her drive to work in the field of international development stems from being born in a developing country, but raised in Canada. “Coming from Sudan to Canada at such a young age…

Student finds study abroad opportunities helpful for improving multilingual skills

Tuesday, December 19 - 2017
Third year Anthropology and Human Biology student Faria Khandaker grew up in Scarborough with a love of Japanese anime and Korean pop music. She thought that she might be interested in learning…

Bridging the Wikipedia gender gap in India

Monday, December 18 - 2017
Ting-Yi (Elisa) Chang has experienced language barriers, culture shock and homesickness as an international student, but she says these struggles prepared her well for a co-op placement in India.

Supporting female entrepreneurs in Sri Lanka

Friday, December 15 - 2017
Linda Bui climbed a mountain, survived a flood, fundraised for disaster relief and fulfilled two different job roles during her co-op in Sri Lanka. “Working in the context of international…