U of T Mississauga professor wins Governor General's Literary Award
Addition of residency spaces promises to improve health care in Mississauga
Formal installation welcomes new vice-president and principal to UTM
The making of molecules
Nature reserve to be named after biology professor
Professor James Fullard of U of T Mississauga's Department of Biology, who passed away in March 2010, is being honoured with his name on a nature reserve in eastern Ontario.
Convocation speakers inspire U of T Mississauga graduands
About 1,000 students from the University of Toronto Mississauga graduated, degrees in hand, from U of T in early June in three separate convocation ceremonies.
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Twitter driving TTC to change
Who says Tweeters never prosper? For Julie Tyios, a U of T Mississauga alumna, a tweet landed her a position on the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) customer service advisory panel.
Teaching is truly my passion
Lisa Robertson, a teaching assistant in the Department of Biology, has won a 2010 Teaching Assistant Teaching Program Teaching Excellence Award.
Two new University Professors named
Mayor Hazel McCallion to receive honorary degree
The University of Toronto will honour Mayor Hazel McCallion, Mississauga's longest serving Mayor, on Monday, June 7, 2010 at 9:30 a.m.
Carlo Fidani's $10 million gift to boost numbers of primary care physicians
Mississauga businessman Carlo Fidani has donated $10 million to the University of Toronto to advance medical education . . .
U of T Mississauga student wins prestigious chemistry scholarship
Russ Algar has received the 2010 Postdoctoral Fellowship in Chemistry from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.
Ontario's best lecturer also a U of T Mississauga alumnus
U of T Mississauga alumnus Rupinder Brar is the winner of the 2010 TVO Big Ideas Best Lecturer Competition.
A Little Laughter Therapy
Nickolaus Biasutti, a biology for health sciences and chemistry student at U of T Mississauga, was recognized as one of five outstanding volunteers of the year at the recent Student Awards Reception.
Study examines health care access in Mississauga
For many Canadians, the reality of medical care is struggling to find a family doctor who practises near their home or speaks their language. Geography professor Kathi Wilson is spending her sabbatical year diagnosing this dilemma . . .
The Kiss of Death: . . .
It makes your skin crawl—a bug that crawls onto your lips while you sleep, drawn by the exhaled carbon dioxide, numbs your skin . . .
U of T Mississauga opens campus to high school students on March Break
U of T Mississauga is ready to wow more than a thousand high school students at its March Break Open House on Sunday, March 14.
Lange appointed UTM's first Vice-Dean, Undergraduate, Teaching, & Learning
Professor Angela Lange, Department of Biology, has been appointed as U of T Mississauga's first Vice-Dean, Undergraduate, Teaching, and Learning for a five-year term, effective May 1, 2010.
Diversity, equity and inclusion events come to campus
The Principal's Advisory Committee on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is hosting 12 hours of event...
Anaconda meets Jurassic Park: Study shows ancient snakes . . .
Sixty-seven million years ago, when dinosaur hatchlings first scrambled out of their eggs, their first-and last-glimpse of the world might have been the open jaws . . .
International Women's Day to highlight women and environment link
A performance by an all-female drumming group and a discussion that focuses on women and the environment will highlight International Women's Day. . .
U of T Mississauga professor involved in $1 million SSHRC grant
Professor Laurel MacDowell in Historical Studies is part of an international project studying the effects of climate change and its relation to Canadian workplaces.
Monika Havelka a finalist in TVO Best Lecturer Competition
United Way campaign at U of T Mississauga exceeds goal
Ontario Premier visits site of Health Sciences Complex
U of T Mississauga program prepares parents for university, college
U of T Mississauga Appoints New Vice-President & Principal
Mississauga Mayor to Receive Honorary Degree
South Building renovation provides room for future growth
U of T rated top Canadian university for academic and ...
U of T ranks No. 1 in annual Canadian research rankings
Backgrounder: Health Sciences Complex at U of T Mississauga
U of T breaks ground for Health Sciences Complex at U of T Mississauga
UofT breaks ground for Health Sciences Complex at U of T Mississauga
Sustainability report card recognizes greener U of T
U of T Mississauga opens doors to help students choose . . .
Absent pheromones turn flies into lusty lotharios
Instructional Centre groundbreaking celebration at the UofT Mississauga
Food ‘fight’ at U of T Mississauga
Who is U of T Mississauga's best lecturer?
Campus involvement leads to fun, confidence
U of T Mississauga adapts web applications for mobile student access
U of T Mississauga to name building for former Premier William Davis
Disrupting a Destructive Duo: ...
Rolling on the river: Professor Brian Branfireun
How does water move? This is the question that motivates geography professor Brian Branfireun at the University of Toronto Mississauga - but not just for its own sake. He's interested in the transport and transformation of mercury in the environment.
Renowned vertebrate paleontologist honoured with Royal Society...
Professor Robert Reisz, chair of U of T Mississauga's Department of Biology, has been named a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC).
Four academic generations of wetlands research leads to U of T Mississauga
On Thursday July 23, thirty years of academic history came together in a West Virginia wetland.
Mississauga Academy of Medicine moves forward with government announcement
The University of Toronto and its partners will move forward with the creation of a new medical academy in Mississauga, thanks to the Government of Ontario's announced expansion of medical education.
Campus construction preserves green space but eliminates some parking
Funding announcements for new buildings on campus are always welcome news at U of T Mississauga; the campus disruptions that go hand-in-hand with the building process, much less so.
U of T Mississauga Library wins Innovation Achievement Award
The U of T Mississauga Library has won the 2009 Innovation Achievement Award from the Canadian Association of College and University Libraries (CACUL) for its contributions to advancing academic librarianship and library development.
Federal & provincial gov't invest in Instructional Centre, renovated labs
The University of Toronto Mississauga will build an Instructional Centre and renovate some undergraduate laboratories with $70 million in infrastructure funding announced today by the federal and provincial governments.
FASTrack to Success
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committee launches website
At the University of Toronto Mississauga, one of our greatest strengths is our diversity. U of T Mississauga is strongly committed to enhancing the diversity of our staff, students and faculty to reflect our local and global community.
A Green Map Quest
Student Aid Levels to Hold Steady, Despite Economic Climate
Gene Tells Soldier Ants to Beat Swords into Ploughshares
While science has yet to discover what makes that little ol' ant think he'll move that rubber tree plant, researchers at the University of Toronto Mississauga have identified an enzyme in ant brains that determines if they will defend the nest or gather food.
Lustful beetles desire water, not sex
Female seed beetles are known for their promiscuity, a surprising fact given that the males of the species have dangerously sharp spikes on their sex organs. Now a U of T Mississauga team led by an undergraduate student has discovered that this perplexing hunger for sex may in fact be driven by a thirst for water.
U of T promotes safety, protection of data, privacy . . .
As a faculty member, how do you set boundaries when interacting online with students? As a student, how do you control who views your personal information on social networking sites like Facebook? And, as a parent, how do you protect your children and educate yourself about online hazards?
International Women’s Week to raise awareness, funds
MBiotech students take top honours at venture capital competition
Students from U of T Mississauga’s MBiotech program are on a winning streak. For two consecutive years, an MBiotech team has triumphed over U of T MBA student teams to take top Canadian honours at the Venture Capital and Innovation Competition (VCIC), which took place Jan 26-28, at the Rotman School of Management.
Shortened term supports students: registrar
U of T Mississauga has adopted a shortened academic term that will see slightly fewer in-class hours and give students more time to study for exams and complete assignments.
World's biggest snake gives climate clues
Skeletal remains from an enormous snake that would dwarf Hollywood's anacondas have been discovered near the equator, shedding new light on the climate and environment that housed the monstrous reptile 60 million years ago.
Accountancy lecturer develops tools for teaching international standards
The financial world in Canada is counting down to 2011.
Students combine science and business to find solutions for ON farmers
Most students are pleased if their work impresses their lecturers. For students in U of T Mississauga’s Master of Biotechnology program, that’s not enough.
U of T Mississauga professor's book receives Iran's highest prize
Professor Shafique Virani of the Department of Historical Studies at U of T Mississauga and U of T’s Department and Centre for the Study of Religion has received a Farabi International Award. . .
Team probes why climbers die on Mount Everest
Centre for Visual and Media Culture offers course in hauntology
What does it mean to say that visual and media culture are haunted and spooked? What are the "ghosts in the machines" and where are they lurking?
U of T Mississauga's dean to head ethnomusicology society
Professor Gage Averill has started the academic year on a new note.
U of T Mississauga researchers discover that peer pressure affects flies
The power of peer pressure is well known to be mighty. But, even the tiny fruit fly is affected by its social group, according to two new studies conducted by University of Toronto Mississauga researchers.
Umberto Eco to give public lecture at U of T Mississauga
One of the greatest literary and intellectual giants of our age, novelist and philosopher Umberto Eco, is giving a public lecture . . .
Award-winning Canadian author to teach at U of T Mississauga
Award-winning Canadian author Shyam Selvadurai will be sharing his knowledge of the craft of fiction with budding writers at U of T Mississauga this fall.
Campus terrain taking shape for new academic year
A campus landscape in transition will greet the U of T Mississauga community and visitors when they arrive for the start of a new academic year on Tuesday, Sept. 2.
New centre provides students with 'real world' experience
The University of Toronto Mississauga held a ceremonial opening on August 11 for the Li Koon Chun Finance Learning Centre, a facility that will provide students with “hands-on” experience and strong post-graduation advantages in competitive job markets.
Centre to help local companies expand and grow
The University of Toronto Mississauga, the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation and the Mississauga Board of Trade have partnered to create a new resource centre for entrepreneurs and businesses in Peel Region.
UTM management students benefit from program, campus growth
The increasing demand for business education at the University of Toronto Mississauga has promoted the management department to offer a number of new programs and options.
UTM managememt's most recent addition that's drawing record numbers of students to the department is its bachelor of business administration. . .
Department of Language Studies forms partnership with journal for teachers
U of T Mississauga professors have regularly contributed to Mosaic, the journal for language teachers, both as writers and editorial board members. This spring, the campus’ Department of Language Studies has entered a new phase . . .
Students contribute to local community through internship programs
Once a week during the past academic year, undergraduates Liwen Chen and Min Ku Kim escaped the confines of an indoor classroom—and headed to the City of Mississauga’s lovely parks and gardens.
Campus' 40th anniversary wraps up on weekend
U of T Mississauga will be wrapping up its 40th anniversary year this Saturday, May 31, with a lineup of events that will appeal to young and old alike.
The role of cities in knowledge-based economy to be explored by U of T Miss
U of T Mississauga political science professor David A. Wolfe has been appointed by the Conference Board of Canada as the 2008-09 CIBC Scholar-in-Residence Chair.
Hon. Frank Iacobucci to speak on legacy of aboriginal residential schools
A Truth and Reconciliation Commission, promised as part of the settlement with former students of Indian residential schools, officially starts its work in June. The federal government’s representative in the negotiations, the Hon. Frank Iacobucci, will share his viewpoints on this issue...
CCT Building receives Governor General's Medal in Architecture
U of T's architecture has once again captured top honours for design excellence. The university's Communication, Culture and Technology (CCT) Building at U of T Mississauga, whose architects are Saucier + Perrotte, and the Terrence Donnelly Centre...
Future of Canadian health care topic of upcoming lecture
From sea to sea, Canadians are united in their concern about the state of our health-care system. What does the future hold for health care? Janet Davidson, president and CEO of Trillium Health Centre, which serves more than one million residents in southwest Toronto and Mississauga, will offer insight in...
Journals may help students bridge gap between school and career
Students in UTM's communication culture and information technology program are getting more than just an inside look at what it's like to be a working professional. They're also getting an inside look how they see themselves as professionals...
Students learning Italian take to the stage at University of Toronto Missis
Italian language students at U of T Mississauga are engaging in some theatrics to make the grade in their Italian courses. While learning the theory behind the language, these students are also assigned Italian dramas to perform.
Health sciences complex at U of T Mississauga to house Academy of Medicine
Construction will begin this fall at U of T Mississauga on a four-storey health sciences complex that will include the new Mississauga Academy of Medicine.
Creative, performing arts showcased at festival
It’s creative, quirky, with great visuals and lots of performance. The New Mind Space Pillow Fight, in other words, is a great fit for the 7th annual UTM Art Festival.
Campus to turn off lights for earth hour
Lights out at a university dorm at 8 p.m. on a Saturday night is virtually unheard of. This Saturday, March 29, an unusual hush will descend over the residences at U of T Mississauga. . .
U of T Mississauga Students Fight Hunger through Skip-A-Meal Campaign
U of T Mississauga residence students hope to raise $2,500 to fight hunger in Mississauga through the Skip-A-Meal campaign.
Corporate ethics focus of new book
A new edition of a book by U of T Mississauga professor Leonard J. Brooks will be a boon to executives who want to ensure their company does not end up as the next Enron or Hollinger.
Computer Science student wins Dean’s Essay Prize
Simon Elliott is a somewhat unlikely winner of this year's Dean's Essay Prize. The computer science major has written only one major essay all semester and his focus of study is, let's face it, hardly a hotbed of literary activity.
U of T Mississauga encourages hometown students to take courses in summer
Students from Mississauga attending universities outside of the city are encouraged to pick up a course credit or two at U of T Mississauga when they return home for the summer.
Undergraduates asked to speak up on student experience
More students than ever have been asked to complete this year's National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), one of the key ways the university measures its progress in enhancing the student experience.
New library wins architectural acclaim
The Hazel McCallion Academic Leaning Centre has won a 2008 Design Excellence Award from the Ontario Association of Architects (OAA), and has joined a select group of buildings that have been nominated for the OAA's new People's Choice Award.
U of T Mississauga’s language department to offer more courses
U of T Mississauga will deepen its connections with some of the most vibrant diasporic communities in the GTA through the evolution of the Department of French, German and Italian, recently re-named the Department of Language Studies.
Geography professor tackles barriers to community's health
Professor Kathi Wilson wants to be a good academic citizen. So, when she joined U of T Mississauga's Department of Geography several years ago, one of her main goals was to be involved in community-based research that would benefit the local area.
Misak appointed interim provo
Professor Cheryl Misak, the university's deputy provost, has been named interim vice-president and provost beginning July 1.
Astronomy professor maintains excitement over 40 years
Professor Emeritus John Percy is a U of T man through and through.
Fuel cell to bring green power to library, reduce carbon footprint
A pilot project will bring an innovative fuel cell system to U of T Mississauga's Hazel McCallion Academic Learning Centre in the next three years, providing low-cost, efficient, and environmentally friendly power and heating using a 50-kilowatt unit installed in the library.
MBiotech students ace venture capital competition
In their first appearance in a venture capital case competition featuring MBA students from U of T's business school, a team from U of T Mississauga's MBiotech program took top honours.