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U of T President on partnerships for prosperity

21 May 2015 - 9:54am
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U of T president Meric Gertler’s delivered the keynote address on the final day of the 2015 Town & Gown symposium. The subject was a theme “near and dear to my heart,” he told the crowd. Gertler, who spoke on “The University and the City: A Partnership for Prosperity,” has spent decades studying the economies of urban regions and the role that major institutions, such as universities and colleges, play in their development.

TGAO 2015: Cities and Higher Education Connect for Success

20 May 2015 - 11:10am
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The 2015 Town and Gown Symposium attracted participants from across the country to explore the important connections between municipalities, businesses and higher learning institutions.

Internship experience helps students find employment

15 May 2015 - 1:07pm
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Entering the workforce after graduation can feel daunting, but for-credit internship programs are helping U of T Mississauga students gain hands-on experience, employable skills and an edge over the competition.

UTM "tree caching" trail leads graduate to employment

15 May 2015 - 12:06pm
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If you go into the woods today, you’ll probably notice some shiny new tags on trees around the U of T Mississauga campus. The business card-sized metal frames contain a laminated card with a QR code. Scan that code with an app on your smartphone, and you’ll be taken to a web page packed with info about the tree, including a photo, identifying characteristics and more.

UTM citzenship ceremony welcomes new Canadians

8 May 2015 - 1:29pm
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There was laughter, a few tears and a heartfelt chorus of “O Canada” as U of T Mississauga welcomed 45 new Canadians in the first-ever citizenship ceremony on the campus.

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