Tag: Technology

Oral History with Doug

Doug discusses his experience as a part of the second incoming class to what was then Scarborough College in 1966. He begins by discussing how Scarborough College allowed him to pursue his passion for English through a Bachelors of Arts degree despite his difficult Grade 13 experience. Doug then highlights

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The TV Campus

Doug, a UTSC alum who was a part of second incoming class of Scarborough College in 1966, here speaks about his experience working with the television studio on campus.

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UTSC on Film

What do Dennis Villeneuve’s Enemy (2013), Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water (2017), Kristoffer Borgli’s Dream Scenario (2023), and The Weeknd’s music video for “Secrets” (2017) all have in common? They were all shot, at least partially, at UTSC! Believe it or not, our campus has become a favourite

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Oral History with Audrey Glasbergen

Audrey Glasbergen speaks about her experience working as a receptionist and later an Administrative Assistant in multiple departments at UTSC since 1980. She reflects on her over 35 years of service and the changes that she has witnessed, such as a shifting social environment as a result of growing student

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Oral History with Kevin Wright

A lifelong resident of Scarborough, Kevin Wright, reflects upon UTSC theatre production and the larger campus. A theatre production manager in the Leigha Lee Browne Theatre and course instructor in the Arts, Culture, and Media Department since 1995, he discusses joining UTSC at a transitional time of technological change, as

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Television Studio to Theatre

Kevin Wright, former Production Manager of the Leigha Leigh Browne Theatre on campus, talks about the challenges associated with the original television studio and its eventual evolution into the theatre we know today.

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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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Picture Perfect: Seeing and Unseeing UTSC on Film

What makes a given location perfect for filming? It’s a big question. Location is, after all, arguably one of the most important aspects of film production, as filmmakers have to consider how to best translate the narrative charge of a story into a physical space. Location, in this sense, functions

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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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Canada in 2000: The Future Through a 1967 Lens

In 1967, the University College Alumnae Association asked a number of academics and other experts to discuss “what life would be like in Canada in the year 2000”. Here is what they said: Dean W.E. Beckel of Scarborough College predicted that children would begin school at 3 years old instead of

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