News & Features

Filling the gaps in workplace discrimination research

While studying the causes and effects of workplace discrimination, U of T Scarborough’s Phani Radhakrishnan noticed a gap in the current research.  “It examines pay equity and advancement, but that…

Tamil community builds support for research Chair

Every year, Aathini Parthiban dedicates her birthday to supporting communities. Her father started the idea, and Aathini has clearly run with it. For her 10th birthday, she raised funds for U of T…

The Final Commons Keynote

If you have been following us online, you may have noticed that there have been quite a few changes, especially in our social media channels. Our campus is ramping up its efforts to communicate…

Comeback: Athlete, teacher, parent, author, TV host Victoria Nolan is returning to the national Paralympic rowing team at 45

Late last year, Victoria Nolan surprised everyone by announcing her return to Paralympic rowing. The mother of two, television host, author, world champion and three-time Paralympian, who is blind,…

The future of innovation means casting a wider net — bringing disciplines together to explore the big questions

Education and research are evolving, and we’ve come to realize how important it is to hear not just from one voice but from many. At the forefront on campus: the Interdisciplinary Centre for Health…

What is Allyship?

In her first year at U of T Scarborough, a new professor decided to incorporate Indigenous voices and perspectives in her curriculum.  She began by attending events hosted by Juanita Muise,…

A front door to the future: How a university campus can boost the economy of the eastern GTA

In February, U of T Scarborough issued a request for proposals on what university officials say will be one of Canada’s most ambitious environmental building projects. A student residence with 747…

Breakthrough thinking: Scientist takes a new angle on the causes of Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease is — on top of everything else — expensive. Each year it costs the Canadian economy an estimated $15 billion, according to a study by the Alzheimer Society of Canada. And this…

Creative Righting: English department prioritizes inclusion it all its programs 

  Forty-five-year-old Eva Wissting came to Canada from Sweden two-and-a-half years ago to get an English Specialist degree at U of T Scarborough, with a minor in creative writing. She chose the…

A partnership approach to serving new Canadians

Scarborough is a place of newcomers. In fact, more than 20 per cent of its population of 630,000 has recently arrived from somewhere else in the world.

The fabric of who we are

Clothes are a powerful thing — especially when we take the time to learn the significance they carry. Here in the east end, our diverse populations is something we pride ourselves on. It’s the…

Nuit Blanche highlights Toronto’s secret city, where creativity has always lived

As Nuit Blanche returns to Scarborough, curator Ashley McKenzie-Barnes wants residents to see themselves in the exhibit. Her dedication to representation in the arts largely comes from her upbringing…