UTM faculty and staff honoured at reception for retirees

18 Jun 2015 - 4:32pm
group of adults smiling

UTM staff and faculty gathered June 17 at the Faculty Club to reminisce, to celebrate and to bid a fond farewell to retiring colleagues.

“We come together to recognized the tremendous contributions our colleagues have made here at UTM,” said Professor Deep Saini, vice-president of the University of Toronto and principal of U of T Mississauga.

$5.9 million boost to cancer treatment research at UTM

18 Jun 2015 - 3:50pm
Patrick Gunning in his lab by fume hood talking to woman in lab coat

A research initiative led by Professor Patrick Gunning in the Department of Chemical & Physical Sciences at U of T Mississauga has received $5.9 million in combined funds to establish a Centre for Cancer Stem Cell Therapeutics.

Sixteen UTM researchers receive Connaught New Researcher Awards

16 Jun 2015 - 2:51pm

Sixteen University of Toronto Mississauga researchers are recipients of the 2015 Connaught New Researcher Awards.

The New Researcher awards are given to assistant professors within the first five years of their appointment at the university to help them establish strong research programs. This year the fund awarded a total of over $960,000 to 68 researchers.

Max's Big Ride

11 Jun 2015 - 8:51am
Man with hat and sunglasses holding a smiling child wearing a baseball hat

In just over a week, Andrew Sedmihradsky will hit the road with his son, Max, but this father-son trip isn’t a typical summer vacation. The duo will be be riding a Dutch cargo bike on an epic journey to raise awareness and funds to fight Duchenne’s muscular dystrophy, a rare disease that will eventually rob young Max of his mobility and drastically shorten his life.

La vita è bella: UTM honours Italian film stars

8 Jun 2015 - 9:21am
Roberto Benigni Nicoletta Braschi and a child

Renowned Italian film stars Roberto Benigni and Nicoletta Braschi visited U of T Mississauga last week as part of a celebration of convocation and Italian heritage.

The award-winning actors were special guests at the 2015 UTM Arts convocation ceremony, where they received honorary doctor of law degrees in recognition of their respective contributions to Italian arts and culture.