Journalism student writes CBC breaking news story on blood ban for gay donors

Tuesday, November 13 - 2018
It has been almost a year since Bobby Hristova asked one of his best friends, Jordan Carrette, if he wanted to donate blood with him. “I can’t,” said Carrette, now in his second year in the masters…

U of T plans to ban smoking on all campuses in new year

Friday, November 9 - 2018
The University of Toronto wants to stamp out smoking across its three campuses. The university has announced that it plans to ban smoking starting on Jan. 1. The policy would apply to the…

‘Be energized by opportunities to do good’: Principal Wisdom Tettey's message to graduating class

Thursday, November 8 - 2018
In his first convocation ceremony as principal of U of T Scarborough, Wisdom Tettey urged the graduating class to use their education in support of advancing the cause of all humanity.    “As the…

#UofTGrad18 credits mentoring, Indigenous outreach program with gaining greater clarity in her life

Thursday, November 8 - 2018
The first time Faria Khandaker was sitting in a learning circle during an Indigenous Experiential Journey trip, she had a pen and notebook in hand, ready to take notes. “You don’t need to remember…

'Diligence, focus and passion': Rose Patten is installed as U of T's 34th chancellor

Tuesday, November 6 - 2018
It was shortly after 11 a.m. when Rose Patten clasped – with both hands – the outstretched palm of the first graduate to cross the stage at the University of Toronto’s 2018 fall convocation. Patten…

Five steps to save your GPA if it looks like you won’t pass a course

Tuesday, November 6 - 2018
It’s a situation no one wants to be in, but it happens — you just got your midterm marks back, and you know it’s very likely you will not pass a course. While students should always strive to pass…

‘We can unite against hate’: U of T Scarborough honours victims of synagogue shooting

Tuesday, November 6 - 2018
Eleven candles flickered through the dark Monday night during a vigil held on campus to honour the 11 people murdered in a Pittsburgh synagogue.   “I hope that anybody who was affected will be able…

Study abroad student explores his family history during trip to East Africa

Monday, November 5 - 2018
Mobeen Lalani travelled to Uganda for a study abroad opportunity, and left with a greater passion to work in global health. His interest in science is generational – his mother wanted to be a nurse…

Let Indigenous treaties – not the duty to consult – lead us to reconciliation: U of T Scarborough expert

Thursday, November 1 - 2018
Should governments have a duty to consult First Nations when they craft laws affecting Indigenous and treaty rights? The Mikisew Cree First Nation recently argued yes, that the duty to consult should…

UTSC writers map their experiences living in Scarborough for anthology of creative non-fiction

Wednesday, October 31 - 2018
Five U of T Scarborough students and recent alumni are featured in The Unpublished City, Volume II, a collection of creative non-fiction that explores the different faces, voices and corners of…

U of T places No. 1 in Canada, No. 20 globally in U.S. News & World Report's ranking of best universities

Wednesday, October 31 - 2018
The University of Toronto has once again been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the number one school in Canada and among the top 10 public universities in the world. With a focus…