Putting stock in awe: UTM researcher on link between positive emotions and physical health

19 Oct 2016 - 3:41pm
Jennifer Stellar

Can having good feelings be good for your health? A new study by U of T Mississauga researcher Jennifer Stellar is investigating the effects that positive emotions might have on our physical well-being.

Police investigating online threats to individuals in U of T's transgender community

14 Oct 2016 - 2:52pm
Stone U of T crest

The University of Toronto is alerting students, faculty and staff about recent online threats made against some individual members of its transgender community. 

An email was sent to members of the U of T community on all three campuses Friday by Vice-President and Provost Cheryl Regehr and Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity Kelly Hannah-Moffat to advise them of the threats and to condemn the action. 

Hitting home

13 Oct 2016 - 3:43pm
Professor Neda Maghbouleh

Professor Neda Maghbouleh from UTM’s Department of Sociology is enjoying a string of recent successes: her first book, The Limits of Whiteness: Iranian-Americans and the Everyday Politics of Race, is being published by Stanford University Press and has been called “groundbreaking,” and the recently funded research projects she is working on have the potential for significant social impact.

U of T nabs 4th spot in 2016 National Taiwan University Ranking

12 Oct 2016 - 9:31am
students studying under trees

The University of Toronto ranks fourth in the world, behind Harvard, Stanford and Johns Hopkins universities, according to the 2016 National Taiwan University Ranking (NTU).

It’s the top-ranked public university in the ranking, followed by Oxford University in fifth place.

UTM prof looks to tree rings for clues about environmental contamination in the Yukon

11 Oct 2016 - 3:42pm
Trevor Porter

A U of T Mississauga geography professor is mining the past for information about the long-reaching impacts of atmospheric mercury contamination.