U of T Scarborough student receives Canadian Red Cross award for saving teen’s life

Wednesday, July 28 - 2021
Chris Luongo was waiting in line to buy his daughter a Happy Meal, when he felt something graze his shoulder. He turned around to see a teen, covered in blood, faintly ask “call 9-1-1.” At first,…

New research debunks misconceptions of how – and when – we empathize with others

Thursday, July 22 - 2021
Empathy is fundamental to maintaining meaningful and healthy relationships, making it a big part of our daily lives.  

UTSC students' app makes greeting cards pop in 3D

Thursday, July 15 - 2021
A few years ago, Adham Farag was thinking about how Snapchat works, and he suggested to his mother, “Why can’t we have images like that popping up on a Hallmark card?” He imagined pointing your phone…

Study finds that reputation is key to predicting performance – but it’s often overlooked by employers

Wednesday, July 14 - 2021
Organizations spend countless time, money and resources searching for employees. But according to a new U of T Scarborough study, they may be overlooking the key ingredient in determining future…

New study looks at how queer spaces in Toronto have been impacted by the pandemic

Tuesday, July 13 - 2021
A new U of T Scarborough study is helping to bridge understanding about how the LGBTQ community has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

UTSC professor teams up with Chinese researchers to tackle water pollution

Friday, July 9 - 2021
A collaboration between Canadian and Chinese scientists is helping to tackle one of China’s most urgent environmental problems – the pollution in its many thousands of lakes, rivers, and reservoirs.

How we manage our emotions in the face of COVID might be jeopardizing our physical health

Friday, July 9 - 2021
A new U of T Scarborough study finds that a common strategy used to manage the stress of a health threat may end up creating a greater risk to public health during the pandemic.  “When you’re…

Large pop-up vaccine clinic opens in Highland Hall at U of T Scarborough

Wednesday, July 7 - 2021
U of T Scarborough is helping with the push to get as many people as possible in the region vaccinated by hosting a weekly pop-up clinic on campus. The University is collaborating with the…

‘Without social justice you cannot have environmental justice’: Making Toronto’s urban forests more inclusive spaces

Tuesday, July 6 - 2021
Ask PhD candidate Ambika Tenneti about access to urban forests and canopies, and she will be quick to let you know it’s more than just a physical issue. “Access is not just about proximity,” says…

Six emerging Indigenous writers and creatives you should know about

Tuesday, June 29 - 2021
June is National Indigenous History Month, a time for all Canadians to learn, recognize and honour the history, accomplishments and diverse cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.  

Prof Christina Guzzo guides trainees by following the model traits of multiple mentors

Monday, June 28 - 2021
Professor Christina Guzzo studies HIV infection in her lab at U of T Scarborough. She shared how she mentors grad students and undergraduates based on the best traits of those who trained her.  

‘A massive opportunity’: U of T researchers lead national effort to mainstream equity in transportation planning

Thursday, June 24 - 2021
Millions of Canadians are at risk of transport poverty, where barriers to getting around combine with social and economic marginalization to limit their full participation in daily life.