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.

Remembrance day ceremony at U of T Mississauga

4 Nov 2010 - 10:11am

All faculty, staff and students are invited to attend a Remembrance Day ceremony at 10:45 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010.

The ceremony will take place at the flagstaff in front of the William G. Davis Building.

High-tech entrepreneur/environmentalist discusses 'green' technology at public lecture

3 Nov 2010 - 9:26am

The co-developer of North America's greenest hotel and a high-tech entrepreneur who focuses his efforts on carbon mitigation will discuss how to kick the fossil fuel habit at a free public lecture Wednesday, Nov. 17, 7:30 p.m. in the Matthews Auditorium (room 137), Kaneff Centre, U of T Mississauga, 3359 Mississauga Rd. N.

Tom Rand, a venture capitalist and environmentalist, will speak about Kicking the Fossil Fuel Habit - Possibilities & Opportunities: A Convergence of Capital, Science and Technology at the 2010-11 U of T Mississauga Snider Lecture.

Staff, faculty recognized at Principal's Awards Reception

2 Nov 2010 - 11:15am

As she took to the podium to receive the U of T Mississauga's faculty Teaching Excellence Award, Professor Alexandra Gillespie joked that she had been practising in front of a mirror with a hairbrush since she was seven years old. Moreover, her students occupy her mind constantly-in fact, she once woke up from surgery to hear that she had discussed a student's essay while under sedation.

Aboriginal oral history focus of Perspectives lecture

18 Oct 2010 - 10:54am

The oral tradition of aboriginal peoples and its use in reconstructing aboriginal pasts will be the focus of a Canadian Perspectives lecture on Thursday, Oct. 21, 10 a.m., at Erindale United Church, 1444 Dundas Cr., Mississauga.

Lecturer Alexander von Gernet of the University of Toronto Mississauga will discuss how the verbal history of aboriginal peoples helps to rebuild their past and how it can be used as evidence in aboriginal litigation. Von Gernet is one of only a few Canadians with published scholarship in archeology, ethnohistory and oral historiography.