Event looks at how COVID-19 has worsened health inequities in the Eastern GTA – and what can be done about it

Thursday, December 2 - 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored how our health care system, often touted as universal, can protect some better than others. The roots of health inequities took hold long before the pandemic,…

Reddit experienced a huge spike in political polarization in 2016. But it wasn’t driven by existing users

Wednesday, December 1 - 2021
A new study finds that a rise in political polarization on Reddit was driven by new, largely right-wing users beginning around the time of the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The findings are…

New report highlights how COVID-19 worsened economic and health conditions for precarious status migrants in the GTA

Tuesday, November 30 - 2021
A new collaborative report involving U of T Scarborough researchers raises awareness about the disproportionate economic and health impacts of COVID-19 on non-status migrants who live and work in the…

Researchers investigate health effects of fracking in B.C.’s Northeast

Friday, November 26 - 2021
With thousands of wells and counting, the Northeast region of British Columbia is one of Canada’s most important hubs of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking – the process of blasting pressurized liquid…

It’s Financial Literacy Month: Here are some tips and funding ops for students

Friday, November 26 - 2021
November is Financial Literacy Month and it’s time to talk money.  We’ve put together a list of terms you may encounter in your financial journey, and the funding opportunities waiting for you. 

From sustainable food to fighting climate change: UTSC’s flagship research program funds two new major projects

Thursday, November 25 - 2021
U of T Scarborough is awarding $1.8 million to help kickstart two large collaborative research projects that are dedicated to tackling some of the most pressing challenges of our time. The Clusters…

Sheniz Janmohamed: Meet UTSC’s next writer-in-residence

Wednesday, November 24 - 2021
Sheniz Janmohamed was a fourth-year English student at St. Michael’s College when the prestigious Hart House Review published her poetry. It was a moment of excitement and pride – the same emotions…

‘An inclusive space’: U of T Scarborough breaks ground on Indigenous House

Monday, November 22 - 2021
Construction is about to begin on Indigenous House, a new gathering place at U of T Scarborough dedicated to learning about Indigenous culture and ways of knowing.  

U of T joins Canadian universities and colleges in signing charter pledging to fight anti-Black racism, promote Black inclusion

Thursday, November 18 - 2021
U of T has joined nearly 50 universities and colleges across Canada in signing a historic charter pledging to fight anti-Black racism and to promote Black inclusion.   

‘Your university experience is what you make it’: UTSC grad pivoted during the pandemic to complete her dream program

Thursday, November 18 - 2021
Since Grade 9, Ellora Bhalla had her sights on enrolling into U of T Scarborough’s Management and International Business (MIB) program.

‘I like to write fantasy because it opens a world of possibilities’: UTSC grad finds her niche in activism through creative writing

Wednesday, November 17 - 2021
U of T Scarborough graduate Marquela Nunes found an outlet for activism through the world of fantasy. The genre allows her to create a safe space to unpack and rewrite history, where LGBTQ rights and…

‘From rhetoric to meaningful action’: Canadian universities and colleges set to sign landmark charter in fight against structural racism

Thursday, November 11 - 2021
A historic charter addressing equity and inclusion in Canadian post-secondary education is one important step closer to becoming a reality.