Bees Knees: UTM abuzz about newest residents

2 Jun 2017 - 10:01am
Buckfast bees clustered on honeycomb

Have you heard the latest buzz? Thousands of honeybees arrived at U of T Mississauga campus on June 2, taking up residence in new hives atop the Instructional Centre.

Graduand Alex Paquette struggled with learning disability; now he supports other students

1 Jun 2017 - 2:09pm
Alexandre Paquette wearing a lab coat

U of T Mississauga graduand Alexandre Paquette knows first-hand about the struggles undergraduates face as they learn new lab skills and tackle mountains of required reading. The teaching assistant and graduate student in biology has climbed his own mountain to get to where he is now.

ICUBE hosts pitch competition and speaker series session

30 May 2017 - 10:43am
Ian Carnevale

ICUBE, an early-stage business accelerator founded by the Institute for Management & Innovation, recently invited guest speaker Ian Carnevale, co-founder and brand director for Andela, an organization that trains and pairs software developers with global tech firms, to its Entrepreneurship Showcase.

Provincial funding boost for UTM research

30 May 2017 - 10:33am
Psychology Professor Loren Martin, left, and Sociology Professor David Pettinicchio

Professor David Pettinicchio in the Department of Sociology and Professor Loren Martin from the Department of Psychology are among this year’s recipients of Early Researchers Awards (ERAs), two of 15 U of T projects funded by the Ontario Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science.

The write stuff: Grad combines twin passions for writing and sports at UTM

25 May 2017 - 3:42pm
Rachele Marchand holding three books

Growing up near tiny Dorset, Ontario, Rachele Marchand spent every spare moment being active—on the rink, the court, the baseball diamond or the water. So it’s no surprise that the U of T Mississauga graduand was named UTM’s female athlete of the year in 2017.