The Knowledge Equity Lab: Elevating voices that haven’t been heard in academia

Tuesday, September 22 - 2020
Is there such a thing as plant racism? To many, that question is nonsensical, but to Leslie Chan, associate professor at the Centre for Critical Development Studies at U of T Scarborough, the…

Preserving the history of hip-hop earns honour for researcher

Thursday, September 17 - 2020
For the last decade, Mark V. Campbell has worked to preserve and celebrate Canada’s rich hip-hop history through Northside Hip Hop –– a growing digital archive he’s developed with the help of…

Canadian post-secondary institutions unite to take action on anti-Black racism, Black inclusion

Wednesday, September 16 - 2020
A one-of-its-kind national dialogue focused on taking action to address anti-Black racism and to advance Black inclusion within Canadian post-secondary education is gathering momentum. With…

'This is a Canadian problem, too': Maydianne Andrade on finding the will to address anti-Black racism

Friday, September 11 - 2020
A string of violent police acts against unarmed Black men and women, with the Aug. 23 shooting of Jacob Blake among the most recent high-profile incidents, has prompted a racial reckoning…

U of T Scarborough e-scooter entrepreneurs see potential for growth during the pandemic

Friday, September 11 - 2020
Many young businesses would likely balk at a major expansion during a pandemic, but the co-founders of a University of Toronto e-scooter start-up identified a unique opportunity to grow. The startup…

Growing up among nature shaped career of UTSC ecologist elected to Royal Society of Canada

Tuesday, September 8 - 2020
You can draw a clear line in Marc Cadotte’s career as an ecologist all the way back to his childhood spent in northern Ontario, where his passion for the natural world began.   

Prof elected to Royal Society of Canada plans to use her platform to bring greater understanding of China

Tuesday, September 8 - 2020
Diana Fu is hoping to use her growing platform as an expert on domestic Chinese politics to bring greater awareness about how the country operates to Canadians. “My goal is to contribute my…

Students are already building an online community as orientation approaches

Friday, September 4 - 2020
Like many events in 2020, orientation is going virtual, and the Office of Student Experience and Wellbeing at U of T Scarborough is making sure students don’t mi

Scarborough Bluffs is on the move, a little bit at a time

Friday, August 28 - 2020
A little bit of Scarborough fell noisily into Lake Ontario last week, fortunately without any harm to any of its citizens but a reminder that we live in a world on the move. 

Profs collaborate to navigate switch to online learning

Thursday, August 27 - 2020
As the University of Toronto prepares for the fall semester, where 90 per cent of courses will be offered online, staff and faculty have come together to utilize community-driven resources to better…

Innovative technique using nanoparticles show hope in defeating deadly drug-resistant pathogens

Monday, August 24 - 2020
A new therapy developed by U of T Scarborough researchers may bring us one step closer to effectively killing deadly drug-resistant 'super-bugs.'     “The threat posed by pathogens that are…

The New Normal with Maydianne Andrade (Ep. 9): Quiet Streets

Tuesday, August 18 - 2020
Toronto’s streets have seen fewer cars during the pandemic as the city closed some major roads and expanded the cycling network. Now, there more walkers, cyclists and people sitting at café…