2016 Principal's Awards celebrate outstanding faculty and staff

5 Dec 2016 - 9:45am
Recipients of the 2016 Principal's Awards

The University of Toronto Mississauga fêted its best at the Principal’s Awards reception on Dec. 1 in the Faculty Club. The annual event recognizes outstanding achievements by staff, teaching assistants, faculty and research. Professor Ulrich Krull, Interim V-P and Principal, U of T Mississauga, hosted the gathering. “This is an event to celebrate those people from our community who have done particularly well,” he said. “These awards have a deep meaning.

Finding Fault: Searching for ancient earthquakes in Argentina

1 Dec 2016 - 2:56pm
Jeremy Rimando excavates an earthen pit in Argentina

The lush green hills of the Philippines might seem worlds away from the arid, rocky plateaus of the Argentinian Andes, but for U of T Mississauga earth scientist Jeremy Rimando, the two places share a shaky connection.

New UTM professor’s computer science research definitely fashionable

1 Dec 2016 - 1:17pm
Sanja Fidler

Sanja Fidler is undoubtedly one of very few computer scientists whose research has been popularized in fashion magazines worldwide.

Fidler, an assistant professor of math and computer science at U of T Mississauga, gained renown last summer, along with St. George campus colleague, Raquel Urtasun, for developing an algorithm that assessed an outfit to determine whether or not it was considered fashionable in a particular locale and offered suggestions on how to improve it.

Race, Space and Sexuality: Historical Studies prof explores belonging and identity through the lens of Pelau MasQUEERade

25 Nov 2016 - 4:31pm
R. Cassandra Lord

It was standing room only at the latest Feminist Lunch Hour series, which featured Professor R. Cassandra Lord from the Department of Historical Studies delivering her talk, “Sensations of Moving Across Space and Time: Black Queer Diasporic Desire ‘On De Road.’”

The “whole student” experience

25 Nov 2016 - 10:02am
Andrea Carter

Andrea Carter, U of T Mississauga’s new assistant dean, student wellness, support & success, has seen her life come full circle since graduating from university. Carter is no stranger to the city of Mississauga, where she grew up and earned her BA in psychology and sociology at UTM, but hadn’t foreseen the day when her career would lead her back to campus.