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Instructional Centre gives students state-of-the-art space and technology

24 Aug 2011 - 6:41pm
Honorable guests including Professor Deep Saini all in line cutting the ribbon.

The University of Toronto Mississauga today officially opened its Instructional Centre that boasts innovative teaching and study space, and positions the campus for future enrolment growth.

The $70-million three-storey facility received funding from both the federal and provincial governments. It includes a full range of state-of-the-art classrooms varying in size from 30 seats to a 500-seat auditorium, dedicated study space including collaborative and private rooms, and a 24/7 computer lab.

Globe-hopping students at home in International Centre

5 Aug 2011 - 10:44am

When the door chime tinkles at U of T Mississauga's International Centre, Stacey Platt steps from her office with a huge smile.

utmONE in a million

3 Aug 2011 - 1:21pm

For 700 first-year students at the University of Toronto Mississauga, settling into campus life begins as soon as they unpack their bags in the residence hall. But for UTM's booming commuter population-approximately two-thirds of new students will walk, bike, drive, or take public transit to school-finding new friends and forging connections on campus can be tricky.

A Room with a View: Psychology professor studies scenes from real-life relationships

2 Aug 2011 - 10:01am

The newly built Academic Annex, which replaced the old wooden cottage adjacent to the Student Centre, is home to the lab of Professor Emily Impett. And where there was once surely an element of domesticity to be found on the site of the 19th century Thomas Cottage decades ago, Impett is now tapping into research on what makes relationships happy and long-lasting in her newly built Relationships and Well-Being laboratory in the Department of Psychology at U of T Mississauga.

U of T research could lead to child health revolution

22 Jul 2011 - 2:44pm

What if you could prevent your daughter from developing heart disease—before she was even born? Or maximize the potential of your children to do well at school - before they actually start going to school?

Though they sound like science fiction, these are exactly the kinds of questions Professor Stephen Lye—along with UTM professors Alison Fleming and Marla Sokolowski—will tackle as he spearheads an ambitious new research and outreach program with $1 million in funding from U of T's Connaught Fund.

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