Eye on the Sky: See the solar eclipse at UTM

18 Aug 2017 - 11:16am
solar eclipse

U of T Mississauga is ready to welcome the upcoming solar eclipse with a special viewing party on campus on Monday, Aug. 21, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the open space between the Davis Building and the Kaneff Centre. Everyone is welcome to attend the event, which is hosted by UTM astronomer Professor John Lester of the Department of Chemical & Physical Sciences.

Franklin's doomed high Arctic expedition subject of upcoming UTM lecture

17 Aug 2017 - 9:17am
Sailboat in a sea of arctic ice

The mysteries surrounding the lives and deaths of the explorers aboard doomed ships searching for the Northwest Passage 170 years ago will be discussed at a free public lecture Thursday, Sept. 21, 7 p.m. in the Instructional Centre, room 120, U of T Mississauga, 3359 Mississauga Rd. 

White supremacists, Antifa: U of T experts on protesters in Charlottesville

16 Aug 2017 - 12:49pm
Akwasi Owusu-Bempah and Alex Hanna

The violence in Charlottesville, Va., and U.S. President Donald Trump's controversial comments have turned the spotlight on the emergence of emboldened white supremacists on the far right and the presence of some Antifa protesters on the far left.

Evolution of a killer: UTM study traces changes in deadly fungus

16 Aug 2017 - 10:11am
little brown bat

A new study from U of T Mississauga is shining a light on genetic changes happening in the darkest of places—bat caves.

“We were always hungry”: Severe hunger at residential schools linked to current health issues of Indigenous peoples in Canada

14 Aug 2017 - 11:17am
Indigenous children at a dining table in a residential school

The severe hunger and malnutrition that many Indigenous children suffered at Canadian residential schools has contributed to Indigenous peoples’ elevated risk of obesity and diabetes, according to University of Toronto public health and anthropology professors.