From Japan to Samoa: UTM prof traces origins of sexual behaviour

19 Jan 2016 - 11:36am
Man and woman sitting together; woman is pointing at a paper on a clipboard

How does evolution affect human behaviour? U of T Mississauga assistant professor Doug VanderLaan has chased the answer to that question from Japan to Samoa and across Canada, searching for clues about why humans behave as we do.

U of T to take action on Truth and Reconciliation Commission

18 Jan 2016 - 11:16am
Jonathan Hamilton-Diabo standing in front of art

University of Toronto President Meric Gertler and Vice-President and Provost Cheryl Regehr have struck a university-wide steering committee in response to the federal Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s challenge to Canadians to engage in an ongoing process of reconciliation.

Defending your digital data

15 Jan 2016 - 3:35pm
Ryan Duquette

Companies have tremendous motivation to protect their digital data, but what about the average person? As the Internet becomes more pervasive, we all become more vulnerable to hacks and viruses—but the good news is we have many ways to safeguard our personal information.

UTM graduate students warm up to the Canadian Arctic

15 Jan 2016 - 10:21am
Arctic ice and ocean

The charm of the Canadian Arctic has stolen the hearts of two U of T Mississauga graduate students who are now planning careers North of 60.

An upcoming step in this process is being among the first North American students chosen to present papers at the prestigious Arctic Frontiers conference in Tromsø, Norway, from Jan. 25 to 29. Kevin Jakiela, 24, and Andrew Orawiec, 26, will board a Jan. 22 flight that will take them to this conference taking place more than 300 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle.