When Getting a Job Is Mission Impossible

3 Oct 2017 - 11:27am
 U of T Mississauga sociology prof David Pettinicchio

When Kate Welsh, a 29-year-old artist and educator applies for a job, she faces more than the usual trepidation about whether there will be an interview and an offer of employment at the other end of an inherently competitive process. Welsh (MEd 2017) has a physical disability as well as a chronic illness that flares up from time to time, which means she always has to gauge when, in the process, she should disclose her conditions: in her cover letter or resumé, via a call prior to an interview or even just when she shows up for the meeting.

It was 50 years ago today

29 Sep 2017 - 11:28am
Ken Luckhurst and Ishveer Malhi walk through CCT

When U of T Mississauga first opened, deer and rabbits easily outnumbered the beautiful woodland campus’s 155 students.

U of T named Canada’s most innovative university

29 Sep 2017 - 9:08am
Man looking at plants

The University of Toronto is Canada’s most innovative university, according to an independent survey of top global post-secondary institutions by media giant Reuters.

Secrets of the skulls: UTM anthropology prof studies coy-wolves and early humans

28 Sep 2017 - 2:13pm
Lauren Schroeder

It may seem like a big jump from studying ancient hominins to coy-wolves, but for paleoanthropologist Lauren Schroeder, understanding the hybridization of a modern species may provide important clues about the evolution of early humans.

Probing the pressures on Canada’s Arctic

25 Sep 2017 - 1:02pm
polar bear walking on snow

The key social, economic and ecological challenges affecting Canada’s North were spotlighted last week at the University of Toronto Mississauga’s special event, Canada’s Changing Arctic: Walking on Thin Ice.