10 Books by Black authors to add to your reading list this year

Monday, February 1 - 2021
In honour of Black History Month, we wanted to highlight 10 local Black authors who have published a book. The list features novels, poetry chapter books and even children’s books that you can read…

Holiday foods in Victorian Toronto would have looked very (very) British

Tuesday, December 18 - 2018
Toronto was a very different place in the 19th century, and nowhere was that more obvious than in its eating habits. “If you were sitting at a typical dinner table during Christmas in Victorian…

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…

U of T Scarborough associate professor finishes half-kilometre art installation along Don River

Friday, September 14 - 2018
Will Kwan, an associate professor in the Department of Arts, Culture and Media, has finished a public art installation that challenges ideas of ownership and public space.

Hot in Tdot? U of T Scarborough expert puts this summer’s heat in perspective

Thursday, August 2 - 2018
After an aggressively cold winter gripped most of Canada, this summer seems to be burning with a similar vengeance.

U of T Scarborough faculty help bring exhibit challenging fear of spiders to the ROM

Thursday, July 26 - 2018
Professor Maydianne Andrade had to start meeting students in the U of T Scarborough library, partly because some were too afraid of the many pictures of spiders in her office. “Their biology, their…

‘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.…

Alum takes unique dance choreography app to the Dragons Den

Friday, May 25 - 2018
The dance choreography app StageKeep, that got its start out of the Hub, has caught the attention of television producers who contacted the company to audition for the CBC series Dragons Den. Dragon…

Plans advance for LRT through campus

Wednesday, May 16 - 2018
Rapid transit is a step closer to coming to U of T Scarborough. The Eglinton East Light Rail Transit project will run from Kennedy Station along Eglinton Avenue, Kingston Road, Morningside Avenue…

Using digital media to look at the medical mistreatment of marginalized groups in Scarborough

Monday, May 7 - 2018
A first-of-its-kind course in Canada is getting students to use digital media to share the stories of vulnerable groups in Scarborough. The Special Topics in Health Humanities (HLTD50) seminar…

U of T’s new School of Cities to bring wide-ranging experts together to address urban challenges

Friday, May 4 - 2018
The University of Toronto is establishing a new School of Cities that brings together researchers from across various disciplines to address the myriad challenges facing the world’s urban areas,…

#TorontoStrong Vigil: U of T community joins thousands to remember victims of van attack

Monday, April 30 - 2018
Amy Wang was at home in her Yonge-and-Finch condo when – right across the street – a driver of a rental van sped down the sidewalk, hitting pedestrians and turning a quiet Monday afternoon into a…