en-us UTSC Story, News and Events Channel http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca University of Toronto @ Scarbrough Story feed Service Copyright 2017 University of Toronto. Some Rights Reserved. OSE_LOGIN_TITLE 60 UTSC Story, News and Events Channel http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/images/images/utsc_websignature.jpg http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca News: Student initiative brings aware... http://ose.utsc.utoronto.ca/ose/story.php?id=9395 A unique initiative started by a group of U of T Scarborough students is introducing high schoolers to the science of language ndash and encouraging them to study it. ldquoI had no idea what linguistics studies was until I got to university,rdquo says Rachel Soo BA, 2016, co-founder of the Wug Life initiative and former president of the Linguistics Student Association LSA. ldquoI didnrsquot know exactly what I wanted pursue, so I sort of stumbled into the program.rdquo Linguistics, which is t... Raquel A. Russell News Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:21:59 EDT News: Tiny models open the door for b... http://ose.utsc.utoronto.ca/ose/story.php?id=9386 A novel set of molecular models developed by U of T Scarborough researchers may help us better understand human biological systems, including the roots of various diseases. The research, authored by Professor Bernie Kraatz and PhD student Annaleizle Ferranco, discovered a way to chemically generate small molecular models that contain an amino acid called histidine that plays a critical role in the structure of proteins and enzymes in the body as well as how they work. ldquoStudying metal-cont... Don Campbell News Tue, 18 Apr 2017 10:55:05 EDT News: Trip to Japan offers City Studi... http://ose.utsc.utoronto.ca/ose/story.php?id=9383 Six U of T Scarborough City and Geography Studies students spent 10 days in Japan for an all-expenses-paid exchange program. What they came back with was priceless ndash a deeper knowledge of Japanese culture, policy and community-building initiatives. ldquoWorking with the Japanese students was a really great experience,rdquo says Da Chen, a fifth-year student in City Studies. ldquoThe exchange of ideas really helps us gain a better understanding of our representative cities.rdquo Students f... Raquel A. Russell News Thu, 13 Apr 2017 10:16:54 EDT News: Students Get Creative at ARTSID... http://ose.utsc.utoronto.ca/ose/story.php?id=2314 Call it a creative success. The 3rd annual ARTSIDEOUT on October 7 was a hit this year as students, staff and faculty enthusiastically experienced concerts, installations and art work spread across disciplines around the UTSC campus. Organizer Leo Lam says the event offers participants unique opportunities for wider exposure, involvement and networking outside of the campusrsquo traditional art venues. ldquoYou get to see performances, interact with student... By Karen Ho News Mon, 18 Oct 2010 08:00:00 EDT News: Renowned writer Michael Helm is... http://ose.utsc.utoronto.ca/ose/story.php?id=1011 by Mary Ann Gratton Acclaimed Canadian writer Michael Helm is at U of T Scarborough this winter as a Writer in Residence and the 2008 Snider Visiting Artist. The novelist and essayist was a finalist for the Giller Prize for his novel, The Projectionist, in 1997.Helmrsquos novel, In the Place of Last Things, was a finalist for the Rogers Writersrsquo Trust Fiction Prize in 2004 and for a regional Commonwealth Writersrsquo Prize for Best Book. Helm is teaching a course on campus this term and... Unknown Author News Sat, 15 Mar 2008 00:00:00 EST News: Insight into Alzheimers... http://ose.utsc.utoronto.ca/ose/story.php?id=3118 Researchers at the University of Toronto Scarborough UTSC and Osaka University applied a new approach to take a close look at amyloid plaque formation, a process that plays important roles in Alzheimerrsquos disease. The technique would greatly aid the development and screening for novel therapeutics that can manipulate the formation of the toxic amyloid aggregates. Anthony Veloso, Prof. Kagan Kermanrsquos PhD student in Chemistry, used a laser to trap amyloid-beta peptides and examined them ... Kurt Kleiner News Wed, 26 Oct 2011 00:00:00 EDT Research: Crowdsourcing science: PhD ... http://ose.utsc.utoronto.ca/ose/story.php?id=2686 Devin Bloom is not your typical Facebook user. The Ph.D. candidate in evolutionary biology at the University of Toronto Scarborough UTSC only posts sporadically to the site, and he wouldnrsquot even have a personal Facebook page if his little sister hadnrsquot secretly set one up for him. But recently, while on a scientific expedition to the remote jungles of Guyana, Bloom helped illuminate a powerful new use for the social networking tool. As a result, technology-averse biologists around the... A. Westoll Research Tue, 19 Apr 2011 00:00:00 EDT Research: Professor and PhD student n... http://ose.utsc.utoronto.ca/ose/story.php?id=2629 Congratulations to UTSC computer science professor Nick Koudas and doctoral student Nilesh Bansal, who were recently named University of Toronto Inventors of the Year for 2011. The pair received the inaugural award along with eight other U of T faculty from areas as diverse as chemistry, engineering and medicine. Koudas and Bansal were honoured for their innovations in social media analytics, specifically tools they built that use data mining and content aggregation technology to perform adv... A. Westoll Research Mon, 21 Mar 2011 08:00:00 EST External Link: U of T honours 356 emp... http://ose.utsc.utoronto.ca/ose/story.php?id=4974 U of T honours 356 employees reaching long service anniversaries... Unknown Author External Link Tue, 11 Jun 2013 09:31:41 EDT News: Gough elected UTSC Campus Counc... http://ose.utsc.utoronto.ca/ose/story.php?id=4949 Effective July 1, 2013, a UTM Campus Council and a UTSC Campus Council will replace the existing UTM Erindale College Council and the UTSC Faculty Council.The new Campus Councils were established by and will report to U of Trsquos Governing Council, and are comparable to its Boards. On behalf of Governing Council, the Campus Councils will exercise governance oversight of campus-specific matters. Professor William Gough will serve as inaugural chair of the University of Toronto Scarborough Cam... Shelley Romoff News Mon, 03 Jun 2013 13:26:32 EDT News: UTSC gets smart about commuting... http://ose.utsc.utoronto.ca/ose/story.php?id=4951 UTSC staff members and students now have a ldquosmartrdquo alternative to use while commuting to and from campus. The City of Torontorsquos Smart Commute Scarborough initiative was recently launched at the Eastern GTA Eco Summit at UTSC. The University of Toronto is one of the inaugural participants. The program encourages alternatives to driving onersquos own car. That includes commuting via public transit, active transit such as walking and biking and carpooling or ridesharing. In partnersh... Gilbert Ndikubwayezu News Mon, 03 Jun 2013 16:01:01 EDT Search News, Events and Stories Enter search keywords... keywords http://ose.utsc.utoronto.ca/ose/search_news.php