Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Canada’s insufficient police training system raises police brutality rates

It takes seconds for a bullet to reach its target. And it takes a split-second decision for a police officer to spare...

Appropriation vs. Appreciation, a Discussion

Cultural appropriation is a relatively new term invented in the 1980s during an academic discussion to describe the inappropriate adoption of another...

For the Love of Work: Living to work rather than working...

“We wanted to encapsulate this idea of work of being a place for you to grow, develop, and learn,” says Dr. Sonia...

Nigerian youths have a simple message: #EndSARS

Since October 8, Nigerian youths worldwide have taken to the streets to peacefully protest police brutality. The movement shares one simple message:...

A brain Fitbit: Elon Musk’s latest project

What if we could record and download memories? What if we were able to communicate using telepathy and control our devices with...

A Twist on UTM’s Annual Snider Lecture

The start of a new decade swept us off our feet with unprecedented changes and events. As we begin new chapters and...

Covid-19 in the UTM Community

*Names have been changed to allow for anonymity.  Life in Toronto came to a grinding halt this March when...

Addressing Anti-Racism with Jahnae Jones-Haywood

Jahnae Jones-Haywood is a fourth-year UTM student specializing in criminology, law and society, with a minor in ethics, law and society, who...

The importance of youth in conversations on sustainability

"We cannot keep this planet healthy if we don't begin to understand and appreciate it," says Dr. Marc Johnson, an associate professor...

Stranded studying abroad amid a growing pandemic

As a grade seven student, Eleen Gong knew she wanted to study abroad on a student exchange program. Gong was born and...

How the Connaught Fund helps different areas of academic research blossom...

The world of academia is alive and flourishing with new and exciting research projects, as well as enthusiastic and passionate researchers looking...

How the UTM community is overcoming remote learning challenges

In response to the Covid-19 outbreak, the University of Toronto has cancelled most in-person classes on all three of its campuses. It...

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