UTM to introduce fall reading week in 2016

31 Mar 2015 - 2:27pm
girl at computer in library

U of T Mississauga will introduce a fall reading week for its undergraduate students in October 2016. The reading week will be held on the four days immediately following Thanksgiving Monday, and will be reassessed after two years.

The problem with solitary confinement

31 Mar 2015 - 10:57am
solitary confinement prison

It’s a practice that has been in the news since the Ashley Smith case first made headlines and, last week, the Ontario government announced it had launched a review of its solitary confinement policies. 

UTM students share winning investment strategies at stock trading competition

25 Mar 2015 - 3:04pm
electronic stock board

What would you do with six weeks and $1 million? U of T Mississauga’s top commerce students shared their top tips at the recent closing ceremonies of the 2015 Undergraduate Finance Competition.

UTM professor explores impact of cellphone bill-shock warnings

25 Mar 2015 - 11:06am
wireless bill

Cellphone alerts that tell us when we’re about to exceed our usage limits can help save us money on overage fees. But when telecommunication companies introduce higher fixed fees to compensate for those lost revenues, we may not come out on top.

Those are among the key findings of a new study co-led by Matthew Osborne, an assistant professor of marketing and management at the University of Toronto Mississauga, who examined whether bill-shock warnings financially help or hurt consumers.