Living in residence helped UTM grad find her future career path

10 May 2017 - 4:42pm
Dana Britton

Dana Britton found her future career path while living in residence at the University of Toronto Mississauga. The UTM graduand had planned to become an occupational therapist, but her experience developing and delivering student programs in residence set her on a brand new path. Britton, who convocates in June 2017 with a double major in psychology and sociology, is now mulling a masters degree in education or a career in student programming in higher education.

Curatorial studies program teaches art 'from the ground up'

10 May 2017 - 3:19pm
Lisa Hirmer, Leslie Street Spit Geologies, chromogenic print, printed on acrylic billboard, 2012 & 2017. Courtesy the artist.

“What’s the deal with the dirt pile?” ask the signs posted around the Mississauga campus. There, in the immaculate, polished concrete atrium of UTM’s Communication, Culture, and Technology Building, standing about hip-high, appeared a mound of chocolate-brown earth. Three cubic yards of it, seemingly overnight. Students cutting through CCT towards the library or maybe the RAWC studied the hill with puzzled faces. Some took pictures.

UTM professor wins prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry award

8 May 2017 - 11:15am
Scott Prosser

Professor Scott Prosser, a specialist in molecular biophysics at the University of Toronto Mississauga, has been awarded the 2017 Royal Society of Chemistry Jeremy Knowles Award.

The Jeremy Knowles Award is awarded to recognize and promote the importance of inter- and multidisciplinary research between chemistry and the life sciences. The RSC, which is more than 175 years old, has more than 50,000 members around the world.

New project to champion environment through art

5 May 2017 - 2:26pm
illustrated Beaufort scale

An ambitious community art initiative on environmental devastation will be mounted by U of T Mississauga’s Blackwood Gallery, thanks to a grant from the Canada Council for the Arts.

Check it out: Celebrating the tenth anniversary of UTM's Hazel McCallion Academic Learning Centre

5 May 2017 - 2:14pm

The Hazel McCallion Academic Learning Centre celebrated its tenth anniversary on May 4 at a party on the library’s main floor at the University of Toronto Mississauga. Interim chief librarian Shelley Hawrychuk welcomed attendees, followed by remarks from Mississauga mayor Bonnie Crombie, vice-president and principal Ulrich Krull, and former mayor and building namesake Hazel McCallion. Architect Andrew Frontini, of the building’s design team, was also in attendance.