Genetic variation plays role in kindness, study shows

14 Nov 2011 - 3:35pm

Do you consider yourself a kind, compassionate person? And how would a stranger judge your kindness quotient? Having a certain genetic variant might provide the answer to both those questions, according to a recent University of Toronto Mississauga study.

Snider lecturer brings message of hope for Middle East

7 Nov 2011 - 4:49pm
Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish speaks at UTM

A room full of students, staff, faculty and community members were captivated as Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish shared his tragic story and quest for peace in the Middle East during a public lecture at U of T Mississauga’s Instructional Centre last week.

Terrence Donnelly Health Sciences Complex, Mississauga Academy of Medicine Opens

7 Nov 2011 - 4:45pm
Terrence Donnelly, Deep Saini and Carlo Fidani at the HSC opening

With a quick scissor snip through U of T blue ribbon, University of Toronto community members, politicians, hospital representatives and donors officially opened the Terrence Donnelly Health Sciences Complex and Mississauga Academy of Medicine today.

U of T Mississauga co-hosts crime prevention conference

7 Nov 2011 - 2:28pm
Professor Dana Wilson

A study linking socio-economic factors, community health and criminal activities, and a program that empowers bystanders to take positive action when faced with violent situations are two of the presentations at the upcoming 2011 Crime Prevention Conference at U of T Mississauga this Friday.

Community to observe Remembrance Day

7 Nov 2011 - 2:25pm
Poppy flowers in Flanders Fields

A reading of the famous war memorial poem, “In Flanders Fields,” and a rendition of the Last Post trumpet call will be heard at U of T Mississauga’s Remembrance Day ceremony Friday, Nov. 11, in front of the William G. Davis Building.

Gilbert Cassar, president of the U of T Mississauga Students Union, will read the First World War poem written in 1915 by U of T alumnus Lt. Col. John McCrae. The Last Post, used at Commonwealth ceremonies commemorating those killed in war, will be played and the flag lowered to half staff.