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Connaught Funding supports UTM research

6 Jun 2018 - 9:45am
Lauren Schroeder

Professor Lauren Schroeder from the Department of Anthropology is one of 16 UTM researchers who are benefitting from U of T’s Connaught Funding Program.

Pride and Trans flags fly over U of T

4 Jun 2018 - 10:19am
pride flagged raised at the Student Centre
Members of the University of Toronto community gathered at Varsity Stadium on Friday for the fourth annual raising of the Pride flag, to mark the start of Pride month. 
 
For the first time this year, the Trans flag was raised as well, in a nod to the transgender community on campus.
 
Ira Jacobs, dean of the Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education, welcomed everyone and spoke about the faculty’s and university’s continued support for the LGBTQ+ community.

U of T makes gains on list of universities with best global reputations

31 May 2018 - 9:58am
generic stone U of T crest

As the University of Toronto’s Class of 2018 prepares to graduate, they can take pride in knowing their degree is from a university with one of the best reputations in the world.

Today, U of T placed 22nd in the world – and first in Canada – in an influential ranking of the world’s top 100 most powerful university brands. That’s two spots higher than last year on the list published by Times Higher Education (THE).

Passport to education: UTM valedictorian reflects on her journey to graduation

25 May 2018 - 10:58am
Cherie Novecosky

Cherie Novecosky’s road to graduation has taken her around the globe and back. The Calgary artist who lives by the motto: “Travel is the only thing you can buy that will make you richer” opted for a backpack and plane tickets at the end of high school and travelled for six years before discovering the path that ultimately led her to U of T Mississauga.

Dragonfly enzymes point to larger evolutionary dynamics

22 May 2018 - 2:30pm
dragonfly

Although evolution has left dragonflies virtually unchanged for roughly 300 million years, new research by a UTM biologist reveals that understanding small physiological activities in these insects could reveal a deeper understanding of how they interact with other organisms in an ecosystem.

“We often think communities are so complex,” says Shannon McCauley, an assistant professor of biology at U of T Mississauga. “It looks like the underlying physiological mechanisms could simplify our understanding of ecological dynamics.”

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