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U of T Mississauga prof wins prestigious cryptography award

1 Mar 2011 - 9:59am

The word cryptography is likely to conjure images of spies busily sending each other coded messages that might just save the world. In reality, most of us resort to cryptography every day. We resort to it when we withdraw money from an ATM, type our credit card PIN at our local grocery store, send an email or even open certain web pages-all of these transactions depend of the effective use of cryptography to ensure our privacy and the safety of our personal and financial data.

Instructional Centre will educate students for future, says federal minister of state

28 Feb 2011 - 1:57pm

U of T Mississauga's newest building, the Instructional Centre, will allow the campus to grow in size and enrolment, and give students a top-class education in a modern state-of-the-art facility, says the Honourable Gary Goodyear, minister of state (science and technology).

Philanthropist donates $12 million to Mississauga health sciences complex

3 Feb 2011 - 11:29am
Rendering of Health Sciences complex

Philanthropist Terrence Donnelly has donated $12 million to the University of Toronto to support students and help construct a new Health Sciences Complex at U of T Mississauga. The gift is the largest donation ever made to the Mississauga campus.

Donnelly’s gift will support the construction of the building that will house the Mississauga Academy of Medicine and support medical students through bursaries and scholarships. The facility will be named the Terrence Donnelly Health Sciences Complex.

United Way giving a neighbourly gesture

11 Nov 2010 - 1:32pm

Growing up on a beef cattle farm outside Fenelon Falls, Ont., Paul Handley, co-chair of U of T Mississauga's United Way campaign, understood that neighbours helped each other and everyone rallied in a crisis.

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Parking lot closures to enable completion of paving

5 Nov 2010 - 1:21pm

Parking lot 9 and access to and from the underground garage near the Communication, Culture and Technology Building will be closed all day Saturday, Nov. 6, and possibly Sunday, Nov. 7. The above-ground lot and garage will open again no later than the morning of Monday, Nov. 8.

The lot closures, said chief administrative officer Paul Donoghue, will allow paving crews onto the site of the Health Sciences Complex on the east side of campus. “With winter weather closing in, we need to take advantage of every opportunity to complete the paving work,” he noted.

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