Campus birthday? Cue the cake pops!

29 Mar 2017 - 2:39pm
cake pops and party hats for 50th party

Hundreds of students, staff and faculty crowded the Meeting Place on March 29, gathering for a celebration of the campus’s 50th anniversary. Munching on 50th themed treats and wearing 50th party hats, attendees posed for pictures in front of a massive 50th banner, snapped selfies with the UTM Eagle mascot and watched a slideshow of images from the past five decades on campus.

Meet UTM’s Aboriginal Elder-in-Residence

29 Mar 2017 - 10:34am
Cat Criger

Conducting teaching circles is a major part of Cat Criger's role as Aboriginal Elder-in-Residence at UTM. He draws upon the Indigenous tradition of freestyle learning to give students of diverse backgrounds an awareness of the First Nations' belief system. (He did his most recent teaching circle on Tuesday, March 28.)

Update on U of T's tri-campus sexual violence prevention and support centre

23 Mar 2017 - 9:46am
Terry McQuaid

The University of Toronto is moving ahead with a new centre to prevent and respond to sexual violence across all three campuses. 

The new Tri-Campus Sexual Violence Prevention and Support Centre is up and running in a temporary home in the sixth floor of the Bissell Building on the St. George campus. Permanent locations for the centre at U of T Scarborough and U of T Mississauga are expected to open their doors in April. 

Early Career Teaching Awards spotlight: Q&A with ornithologist Sanja Hinić-Frlog

22 Mar 2017 - 11:55am
Sanja Hinić-Frlog

Although it was two decades ago, Sanja Hinić-Frlog clearly remembers the early morning walk when she first recognized a bird by its song. The songbird in question was the northern parula, a warbler with a yellow breast and orange throat that is about the length of an iPhone 5.

Hinić-Frlog’s ears have perked up at the sound of chirping ever since.

U of T’s 190th Birthday Quiz!

21 Mar 2017 - 10:25am
Illustration of cupcake with candle, text reading "Happy Birthday U of T, 190 years"

This year marks U of T Mississauga's 50th anniversary, but U of T is also celebrating a milestone year. Test your knowledge of all things U of T in honour of the university’s 190th anniversary!

Take the quiz...