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Mental Health First Aid two-day training on Dec. 6 and 7

U of T Scarborough staff, faculty and librarians are invited to participate in a two-day Mental Health First Aid Training on Dec. 6 and 7 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to learn about the four most common…

Professor’s research on financial cooperatives in the Black diaspora contributes to new partnership

The Ontario Co-operative Association (OCA), Meridian Credit Union and The Banker Ladies Council have announced a new collaboration to promote ROSCAs in the Canadian economy by creating a ROSCA…

Philosophy prof appointed Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

William Seager may be retired, but he doesn’t plan on stopping his life’s work anytime soon. Seager, a professor emeritus in the department of philosophy at U of T Scarborough, was recently…

Married couple spends weeks crossing Canada's east coast on motorcycles

Sue and Steve Joordens, a married couple who have cumulatively worked at U of T Scarborough for decades, spent much of their summer riding motorcycles from Toronto to Newfoundland and back again.   “…

New UTSC Cluster preparing for workforce of the future

The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) Clusters of Scholarly Prominence Program has awarded funding to a new cluster: Education and Training for the 21st Century Workforce. 

Hilary Brown receives grant to explore pregnancy outcomes and care of women with mental and physical health conditions

Hilary Brown has been awarded a Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Project grant that will support her work investigating the pregnancy outcomes and care of women who have two or more long…

Irena Creed attends UN’s high-level political forum on sustainable development

In 2015, the United Nations established 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) for member nations to reach by 2030, such as taking urgent steps to combat climate change and using clean energy. Then…

New research institutes hosted at U of T Scarborough will tackle important global challenges

The Executive Committee of U of T’s Governing Council has confirmed the establishment of a new, tri-campus extra-departmental unit (EDU:C) that will be hosted at U of T Scarborough. 

Here’s how U of T Scarborough celebrated Pride Month

Throughout the month of June members of the UTSC community joined together in creating a colourful flower mural to help celebrate Pride Month. Each colour of flower symbolized a specific emotion.…

UTSC Healthy Campus

Last fall, UTSC joined over 35 Canadian universities and colleges in adopting the Okanagan Charter, a formal commitment to embed health and wellbeing into all aspects of campus culture. The Healthy…

Two U of T Scarborough mathematicians win prestigious awards

Two professors at U of T Scarborough’s department of computer and mathematical sciences have been recognized with awards by the Canadian Mathematical Society.

Chemistry prof wins Early Career Teaching Award for mixing right amount of engagement and innovation

Sanghyun (Kris) Kim relishes the opportunity to build meaningful relationships through his teaching. He gets an immense feeling of joy whenever he receives an email from a former student sharing…