Animated academia

17 Aug 2018 - 10:56am
Kristen Zimmer (4th year), and Alexia Vassos (3rd year)

The U of T Mississauga community came together August 15 to celebrate the excellent work being done by its young research community in the annual Smarti Gras, which showcases undergraduate research that takes place over the summer months.

Now in its third year, Smarti Gras, which is organized by the Office of the Vice-Principal, Research, with support from the Office of the Dean and UTMAGS, kicked off its 2018 program with nine oral presentations from a range of departments including Biology, Chemical & Physical Sciences, English & Drama, Geography and Psychology.

U of T among top 25 global universities in academic, research rankings by Shanghai Ranking Consultancy

16 Aug 2018 - 3:08pm
generic stone U of T crest

The University of Toronto has once again been ranked No. 1 in Canada and among the top 25 universities in the world by a prestigious global ranking firm.

After moving up four places last year, U of T held onto its 23rd-place ranking in the 2018 edition of the independent Shanghai Ranking Consultancy’s Academic Ranking of World Universities.

The global ranking of 500 universities is distilled from a list of about 1,500 institutions each year, and is based on academic and research performance.

U of T ranks fourth in world in research-focused National Taiwan University Ranking

15 Aug 2018 - 9:59am
Woman in white lab coat, safety goggles and purple gloves does scientific experiment

The University of Toronto is ranked fourth in the world and first in Canada when it comes to the performance of its scientific research papers, according to the 2018 National Taiwan University (NTU) Ranking.

The New North: UTM's newest building set to open in September

3 Aug 2018 - 11:51am
Architectural illustration of the exterior of the North Building

If you have visited campus over the summer months, you may have noticed a flurry of activity as construction crews put the finishing touches on the new North building at the University of Toronto Mississauga.

UTM political science lecturer chosen as first female head of major Muslim non-profit

2 Aug 2018 - 12:35pm
Katherine Bullock

The first female leader of a major Canadian Islamic non-profit group is a University of Toronto Mississauga political science lecturer who has extensively studied the political aspects of the faith.