University of Toronto exploring Brampton presence

9 Sep 2015 - 3:47pm
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The University of Toronto is in preliminary discussions to explore the possibility of establishing a presence in the City of Brampton.

Recently, the Ontario government announced its intention to invite proposals in 2016 for major capacity expansion to meet the growing higher education needs in the Halton and Peel regions. As the leading university serving the western GTA through its Mississauga campus, the University of Toronto is well placed to respond to these community needs, said Professor Deep Saini, vice-president and principal of U of T Mississauga.

Campus Police to add eight new staff

3 Sep 2015 - 4:28pm
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You’ll spot some new faces around the U of T Mississauga campus this fall. UTM’s Campus Police service is adding eight new staff to its roster, including building patrollers, a newly-created role. Three building patrollers—Ronald Delamotte, Andrew Szkolka and Patrick Libunao—were hired over the summer. Three more patrollers and two new special constables will join the team over this academic year.

Research paper gives recent graduate a star turn

1 Sep 2015 - 1:10pm
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Calling Hadia Hussain a cover girl would give the wrong impression, but a paper authored by the recent U of T Mississauga graduate and her colleagues is, indeed, the lead article in the September issue of Obesity Reviews, a top journal in the field of obesity research.

“While writing the paper, I knew it was leading to publication, but I couldn’t imagine this journal with the [strong] impact factor,” said Hussain, a 2014 Honours BSc graduate in biology. “It makes it all very amazing.”

Three great apps to download now: Get to know UTM with your mobile device

28 Aug 2015 - 12:33pm

Whether you’re new to U of T Mississauga or just want to experience the campus from a new perspective, try these free apps to find your way around and connect to UTM.


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New UTM research identifies protein that regulates body clock

25 Aug 2015 - 4:26pm
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New research into circadian rhythms by researchers at the University of Toronto Mississauga shows that the GRK2 protein plays a major role in regulating the body’s internal clock and points the way to remedies for jet lag and shift work exhaustion.