Monday, May 10, 2021

Myanmar’s political crisis: Democracy’s stand against the military

On February 1, 2021, Myanmar’s democratic government fell to a coup d’état organized by the Myanmar military. The leader of the National League of...

Lecture Me! On how cooking is art

“This is not an olive.” In 2011, Ferran Adrià came into fame in both the culinary and non-culinary worlds for his latest dish, Olive-S. Using...

Celebrating International Women’s Day

Today, 29 women are heads of their states. In the last 50 years, more than 1500 reforms to empower women have been passed. In 1975, the first world conference...

Faculty Feature: Dr. Madeleine Mant on the interconnections present in anthropology

“What truly drives me is studying the past and thinking about lessons that we can apply to the present and how we can then...

The rise of digital currency in today’s world

Cryptocurrency, also known as crypto, is a form of digital currency created from code and traded through the blockchain—a decentralized database. In recent years, digital currency...

The promises and perils of social media

Social media is everywhere. It follows you from the early morning when you wake up and check Instagram, to lunch break when you retweet...

From Geographies of Exclusion to Inclusion: Examining Urban to Rural Migration...

The Desmond Morton Research Excellence Award is awarded annually to a talented researcher for their phenomenal achievement in their chosen field at UTM. This...

How to protect your personal information online

Now more than ever, people are spending large quantities of time on the internet. As a result, it is also a lot easier for...

Lecture Me! On Human Remains

It’s a dark evening. The smell of rain is heavy in the air. She walks along a newly put-down trail behind a townhouse complex....

How expectations of productivity influence our perception of time

Do you ever feel like you’ve been wasting your time by watching Netflix instead of studying? We often perceive that our lives, and our...

Faculty Feature: Professor Adrien Rannaud on Francophone Literature and Childhood Reflection

Assistant Professor of Québec and Francophone Canadian Literatures Adrien Rannaud teaches in the Department of Language Studies at UTM. Professor Rannaud also partakes in...

What happens behind closed doors: How divorce affects student success

In the 1960s, divorce became more common. This increase was partly due to women’s newfound embrace of independence as the education gap started to close...

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