Time for a digital detox? U of T Scarborough expert training journalists for the ‘fake news’ era

Monday, July 16 - 2018
When Jeffrey Dvorkin began his journalism career at CBS News in 1972, “the assumption was that no one is going to lie to you.”

Colourful ode to Pluto is a fitting tribute from UTSC astrophysicist

Thursday, July 12 - 2018
As the first close-up images of Pluto taken by NASA’s New Horizons space probe were being unpacked back on Earth, they revealed a stunning sight. Not only is the terrain of the small, icy world…

Too angry to stay engaged? UTSC researcher explores the links between emotion and political activism

Monday, July 9 - 2018
Reducing our negative emotion may make us feel better, but also less likely to take political action When we confront upsetting political events, like a new policy you find immoral or the election…

How U of T Scarborough is helping to keep Toronto buzzin’

Thursday, July 5 - 2018
There are more than 360 species of bees in Toronto. But there’s much more that can be done to encourage people to support native bees, even in their own backyards. It’s something that a unique…

‘Our goal is to hit some home runs’: School of Cities’ interim director encourages U of T city builders to dream big

Wednesday, July 4 - 2018
University of Toronto’s School of Cities has just announced its senior leadership team, tasked with shaping the newly-created school’s urban-focused research, educational and outreach initiatives.…

“Exciting but hectic” - New principal will spend the summer in transition

Tuesday, July 3 - 2018
As Wisdom Tettey officially becomes Vice-President and Principal of U of T Scarborough this week, he’s got a busy summer ahead of him. He will be winding down his work at the Okanagan campus of the…

U of T approves university-mandated leave of absence policy

Monday, July 2 - 2018
The University of Toronto has approved a new policy that gives it more options to help students whose concerning behaviour indicates extreme mental health challenges or serious health issues.     

'Young, gifted and Black': U of T students celebrate second annual Black Graduation

Thursday, June 28 - 2018
With former Black Students' Association President Sasha Henry singing “To Be Young, Gifted and Black,” approximately 70 Black students at the University of Toronto walked into Hart House's Great Hall…

This curious animal grew larger over time – but its brain didn’t quite keep up

Wednesday, June 27 - 2018
New U of T Scarborough research has found that the ancestor of the modern day mountain beaver had a larger relative brain size. The study, which is published in the journal Palaeontology, offers a…

Group pledges $3-million to U of T Scarborough for Chair in Tamil Studies

Tuesday, June 26 - 2018
A group from the Tamil community in Canada and the United States is teaming up to pledge $3-million to create a Chair in Tamil Studies at the University of Toronto Scarborough.     The pledge, made…

Does Hollywood always hate Wall Street? How popular stories influence the way we see industry

Monday, June 25 - 2018
In Oliver Stone’s 1987 hit movie Wall Street, Gordon Gekko famously delivers his “greed is good” speech to justify buying and breaking up companies before selling them for a healthy profit. Meant to…

Renovating for research: modern labs will foster innovation and discovery

Tuesday, June 19 - 2018
A project to upgrade and build new lab space in U of T Scarborough’s original building will nurture a range of cutting-edge research – from neuroscience and plant biology, to exploring the…