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Making the (right) time for parenting

7 May 2015 - 10:26am
Melissa Milkie

Ever since women began entering the workforce, they have struggled to find the right balance between work and family life in order to have enough quality time with the kids.

Now, that struggle might become a little easier, thanks to a new study by a University of Toronto Mississauga professor, which reveals surprising insights on the link between the time a mother spends with her kids and their developmental outcomes.

"Washroom Inclusivity Project" comes to UTM

6 May 2015 - 8:33am
washroom sign showing symobls representing man, woman, transgender and accessibilty users

It’s something we all use every day and yet rarely speak of. Now, a new survey project aims to change that. On May 6, a team of 50 volunteers will scour the campus with measuring tapes and survey questions as part of a project to put UTM campus washrooms on the map.

QS rankings put U of T among world's top 20 universities for geography, medicine, computer science, English and more

30 Apr 2015 - 9:36am
students at table under trees

The University of Toronto continues to soar in international rankings, taking top 20 spots in 13 subject categories in the QS World University Rankings by Subject released April 29.

New research from UTM finds link between music and memory

28 Apr 2015 - 4:19pm
Young man with brown hair seated on a black bench beside headphones

New research from U of T Mississauga shows that humans display a preference for the human voice when it comes to creating new musical memories.

UTM’s Wali Shah, UTSC’s Karen Young win prestigious educational leadership award

24 Apr 2015 - 9:34am
 Kendrick Lamar and Wali Shah

Karen Young has always felt empowered to highlight the untold stories that often slip through the cracks. Wali Shah was arrested at 15 but turned his life around, becoming a poet and rapper who raises money for charity.

The University of Toronto undergrads are two of just 10 post-secondary students from across Canada chosen by the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education to receive the 2015 3M National Student Fellowship Award for demonstrating outstanding leadership. 

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