U of T Mississauga featured in new episode of Canada’s Greatest Know-It-All

21 Jan 2013 - 2:28pm
Canada's Greatest Know-It-All cast

The U of T Mississauga campus will be featured in a new episode of Discovery’s Canada’s Greatest Know-It-All airing on Jan. 21, 2013.

Billed as ‘competition-reality’, Canada’s Greatest Know-It-All pits 10 of Canada’s brightest minds in head-scratching challenges designed to test their brains, ingenuity and game-playing savvy. The UTM challenge features a forensic science crime scene that will provide contestants with one of the most baffling situations they will face all season. 

Wealthy Barber author, CBC Dragon to speak at U of T Mississauga

21 Jan 2013 - 1:32pm
Cover of The Wealthy Barber Returns

David Chilton, author of the Wealthy Barber books and the newest member of CBC's Dragons’ Den, will provide tips and insight on personal finance on Friday, Feb. 8, 3:30 p.m., in the Recreation, Athletics and Wellness Centre, 3359 Mississauga Rd. N., U of T Mississauga.

Engineering program may be offered at U of T Mississauga

21 Jan 2013 - 11:03am
UofT Engineering jacket

U of T Mississauga may offer a first-year engineering option on this campus as early as 2015, says Professor Ulrich Krull, vice-principal research and special initiatives at U of T Mississauga.

Early discussions between the Faculty of Engineering and U of T Mississauga are “flourishing,” Krull said, in an interview. “We believe an engineering presence on this campus would be a very appealing option to engineering students, particularly in light of proposed courses.”

W. Garfield Weston Foundation launches U of T scholarships

17 Jan 2013 - 10:23am

With an eye to developing globally oriented thinkers and innovators, The W. Garfield Weston Foundation and the University of Toronto today announced the creation of the most prestigious doctoral travel award in the country.

The W. Garfield Weston Foundation Doctoral Fellowship Program will provide 16 recipients each year—across the humanities and the social, physical and life sciences—a grant of $50,000 to further their research and broaden their skills and networks in a global setting.

Blackwood Gallery takes art Door to Door

16 Jan 2013 - 9:50am
Christof Migone

U of T Mississauga’s Blackwood Gallery is taking art to the streets, and in some cases, right into the homes of local residents. The gallery’s unconventional Door to Door project, launched in 2011, is a series of roaming art events that pairs contemporary artists for one-week exhibitions throughout Mississauga. Door to Door’s sixth edition will unveil across the city in spring 2013.