U of T Mississauga graduands prepare for June 6 ceremonies

24 May 2011 - 4:20pm

The ranks of University of Toronto Mississauga alumni will swell to 40,000 following three convocation ceremonies at U of T's Convocation Hall in June.

About 1,500 U of T Mississauga graduates will join an illustrious community of alumni that includes astronaut Roberta Bondar, Little Mosque on the Prairie actor Zaib Shaikh and CTV reporter Karlene Nation. A majority of graduates will attend the June 6 ceremonies which take place in historic Convocation Hall, built in 1907 with funds from alumni and friends of the university.

U of T Mississauga Golf Classic attracts largest turn-out ever

24 May 2011 - 3:16pm

Despite the overcast day and a few tentative sprinkles, enthusiasm and high spirits ruled the greens at the annual U of T Mississauga Golf Classic on Thursday, May 12 at Lionhead Golf & Country Club in Brampton.

Over 100 golfers - alumni, faculty, staff and community supporters - took to the links to putt, drive and slice their way to the largest and best-attended golf tournament in the campus' history.

Lizard fossil provides missing link in debate over snake origins

18 May 2011 - 2:14pm

Until a recent discovery, theories about the origins and evolutionary relationships of snakes barely had a leg to stand on.

Krull honoured with Paul W. Fox Award

6 May 2011 - 2:37pm

The University of Toronto Mississauga Alumni Association will award the Paul W. Fox Award to Professor Ulli Krull, vice-principal, research.

The award, which recognizes distinguished voluntary service and promotion of U of T Mississauga to the community, will be presented on May 18.

Professor named to U of T Teaching Academy

27 Apr 2011 - 10:58am

Professor Michael Lettieri of the Department of Language Studies will be inducted into U of T's Teaching Academy this spring.