It took five decades for University of Toronto Scarborough to become the campus it is today. We celebrated our semicentennial with a variety of events and special versions of UTSC traditions such as Spring Reunion, the Pub at the Miller Lash House, Artside Out and the Celebration of Distinguished Service.
From a modest beginning, UTSC has become a vibrant campus of Canada’s most research-intensive university, known for its teaching, community spirit and engagement locally and globally.
More than a quarter-century after his Man in Motion World Tour, Rick Hansen, CC, OBC, still knows how to draw a crowd.
Seven teams of UTSC students offered their proposals for support from the Students’ 50th Fund $25,000 allocations at a poster presentation on November 25th.
Prof. Bruce Kidd notes that UTSC graduates are doubly proud of their university. As UTSC alumni, they come from one of the most innovative and socially conscious campuses. And they’ve graduated from U of T, Canada’s leading university.
U of T President Meric Gertler joined UTSC Interim Principal Bruce Kidd and Vice-Dean Undergraduate Education Mark Schmuckler for this annual event recognizing scholarship recipients.
The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation lecture: Norma Wong, ordained Zen priest, Buddhism in Social Activism & Self-Determination
On November 4, 2014, the Robert H. N.
Parents, friends and faculty joined high achieving UTSC students October 21 as they were honoured for their academic achievements at the 2014 Academic Awards.
Six finalists for the 50th Anniversary Legacy Fund grant of $20,000 pitched their proposals Dragons’ Den-style to a panel of UTSC student, staff and alumni representatives, with faculty, staff and students in the audience.
Artside Out transformed the UTSC campus with over 80 installations featured work by more than 100 student artists and performers.
Journalist, award-winning author and broadcaster Dan Falk introduced us to a colourful cast of Renaissance thinkers at the public lecture presented by UTSC’s Department of English and WIDEN UTSC, the interdisciplinary discussion forum.
UTSC launched the first in a series of lectures examining the deepening relationship between China and Canada.
UTSC celebrated the official date the campus was established 50 years ago with an exceptional group of individuals including current and former faculty and staff, students, alumni, dignitaries, academics and community members.
Cheered on by several hundred fans, the Varsity Blues Men’s Basketball team defeated the Laval Rouge et Or 87 – 81 in exhibition action at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre.
Prof. Fred Urquhart was vitally important in establishing a spirit of research and discovery at UTSC. His discovery of the Monarch butterfly’s migratory pattern is a great science story—one of innovation and collaboration.
Fall orientation was a great opportunity for first-year students to meet friends, have fun and explore their new home. Take a look at some of the highlights!
A special 50th Anniversary Pub at Miller Lash House on Thursday, July 17 brought friends, staff, faculty and retirees who came together from near and far to toast the campus’ milestone.
The second annual Scarborough Film Festival brought cinema’s bright lights to UTSC and other venues in the eastern GTA for six days in early June.