Tag: 1990s

Oral History with Devon and Sandra Muhic

Devon Muhic and Sandra Baxter Muhic, a mother-daughter pair, share their experiences as students at UTSC in the 1970s and 1990s and delve into the differences in demographics and the socio-cultural environment that have remained or changed over the years. They both go over how they experienced student-professor interaction, student-student

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Working Your Way Through

Working Your Way Through Devon Muhic and Sandra Baxter Muhic, a mother-daughter pair who attended UTSC in the 1990s and 1970s, respectively, describe the work ethic that characterizes the UTSC student body and the effects of this ethic on the nature of student life at the university.  To listen to

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Oral History with Will Kwan

Will Kwan, an artist who studied in the Arts Management program at UTSC from 1997 to 2002, recounts his time at UTSC both as a student and later (2007) as an Associate Professor. Will identified first and foremost as an artist as he goes on to describe career trajectories in

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The Old Fine Art Studio

The Old Fine Art Studio Will Kwan, former UTSC student and current Associate Professor in the Department of Arts, Culture and Media, shares student recollections of the early Fine Arts Studio that occupied the space now used by the UTSC Book Store.  To listen to Will’s oral history, click here.  https://youtu.be/2VlE06gCius

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Television Studio to Theatre

Television Studio to Theatre Kevin Wright, former Production Manager of the LLBT Theatre, talks about the origins and challenges associate with the theatre in the original television studio and its eventual evolution into the theatre as we know it today.  To listen to Kevin’s oral history, click here. https://youtu.be/v0Do25B3ouQ Conceived and produced

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Oral History with Franca Iacovetta

Professor Franca Iacovetta joined the History program in the Division of Humanities at UTSC in 1990, the first hire in 13 years and the second woman in the program. Franca is now a retired preeminent scholar of immigration/ women’s history. She shares a bit of her earlier life history and

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Oral History with Tanya Mars

Tanya Mars, retired Senior Lecturer, discusses her less conventional road to becoming a performance artist and then senior lecturer and program director at UTSC. Her story begins in the 1960s in the American Midwest and fron there to Montreal and university in 1967. She describes her work in the 70s

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Oral History with William Gough

William (Bill) Gough joined the Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences in 1993 at UTSC and has since served in a number of administrative positions as well including as the Vice Principal Academic and Dean Bill describes his early educational journey and the benefit of co-operative education, that led him

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Connecting Campuses

Connecting Campuses Jennifer talks about the early transportation challenges and the shuttle bus provided by the university to transport students from the St. George campus to Scarborough College from the 1970s to the 90s.  To listen to Jennifer’s oral history, click here.  https://youtu.be/D4JpeBsrysY Conceived and produced by Maria Bacchus. All

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Students filling out forms in the Science Wing, possibly for course enrollment, dated to 1969.

An Ode to Course Enrollment Woes 

Course enrollment at UTSC for the Fall 2023/Winter 2024 terms begins July 5th for first year students and July 13th and 11th, respectively, for second and third-year students. For some, these days represent when students race to ACORN and rapidly click the “enroll” button before their required courses and coveted

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