Smarti Gras: A festival of undergrad research at UTM

18 Aug 2016 - 9:35am
A bird's-eye view of the poster exhibition at Smarti Gras, the inaugural undergrad festival
The inaugural event highlighting summer undergraduate research at U of T Mississauga was a resounding hit with participants and attendees alike

From hip-hop to handshakes, UTM anthropologist studies youth culture in Kenya

16 Aug 2016 - 11:03am
Sarah Hillewaert

From a secret language that parents don’t understand to the complexities of a not-so-simple handshake, U of T Mississauga anthropologist Sarah Hillewaert studies how young Kenyans negotiate the interaction between traditional and global cultures.

The Belgian anthropologist originally considered becoming a professional dancer, but her training with African dances led instead to an undergraduate degree studying African languages and cultures at Belgium’s Ghent University.

300 Teeth: Duck-billed dinosaurs would have been dentist’s dream

15 Aug 2016 - 2:44pm
Fossil of Hadrosaur teeth

Imagine how much dental care you’d need if you had 300 or more teeth packed together on each side of your mouth.

Expert panel on sexual violence recommends one set of procedures for all members of U of T community

11 Aug 2016 - 12:49pm
U of T stone crest generic

The University of Toronto needs to ensure that all members of its community are covered by the same set of procedures when it comes to matters of sexual violence, says the expert panel asked to give guidance on the development of a new policy.

That recommendation is one of 40 contained in a report from the panel, led by Mayo Moran, professor of law and provost of Trinity College.

Marching to the beat: UTM student headed to world pipe band competition

9 Aug 2016 - 9:19am
group of women in Scottish dress with drums

From weekly practices to weekend competitions at Highland games across Ontario and the United States, U of T Mississauga student Priya Kaur Kesh keeps the beat with the Peel Regional Police Pipe Band.