High honours in the humanities

13 Aug 2010 - 12:00pm

U of T Mississauga professor Shafique Virani, an expert in Islamic studies, is a recipient of a Ministry of Research and Innovation's prestigious Early Researcher Award.

Shafique Virani, a professor in the Department of Historical Studies at U of T Mississauga, is soaring to new heights with his innovative project, Journey to the Roof of the World: The Travels of Pir Sabzali in Central Asia, which recently helped him garner a Ministry of Research and Innovation's prestigious Early Researcher Award (ERA).

U of T takes on Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation’s University Challenge

11 Aug 2010 - 9:59am

U of T pride will be on the line Oct. 3 as the university hosts the annual Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure for the first time on its St. George and Mississauga campuses.

Jurassic Park comes to Flicks on the Field

10 Aug 2010 - 11:10am

You and your family are invited to a free outdoor viewing of Jurassic Park on Friday, Aug. 13!

Bring a lawn chair or blanket and snacks and join us at dusk (approximately 8:30 p.m.) in front of the South Building at U of T Mississauga. Free parking is available in Lot 4 for the duration of the event.
In the event of rain, please park in the CCT underground lot and go to room 1080 in the CCT building. For more information, visit:

Conference to examine crime prevention, safe city strategies

9 Aug 2010 - 1:22pm

Patterns of crime and socio-economic conditions, links between youth mental illness and criminal behaviour, and factors that contribute to Mississauga's reputation as one of the safest cities in Canada will be among the topics discussed at the first annual Community Crime Prevention Conference on Saturday, Sept. 11, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., at River Grove Community Centre, 5800 River Grove Ave., Mississauga.

Looking East and West

6 Aug 2010 - 11:08am

How U of T manages its two rapidly growing east and west campuses will be a central issue for members of the university's Governing Council when it reconvenes this fall.

The council's September meeting will be the first for several new governors, including Nykolaj Kuryluk, one of three alumni representatives elected in the spring. Maureen Somerville, who has served on council since 2004, was re-elected. And professor emeritus Michael Marrus, who was previously a faculty governor, will continue his long service as an alumni governor.