Professor Ulrich Krull has been named interim vice-president and principal of UTM for a one-year term, effective Sept. 1, 2016, to Aug. 31, 2017, or until the appointment of a new vice-president and principal. Governing Council approved the appointment at its May 19 meeting.
Can a crocodile’s smile reveal whether dinosaurs had lips? New findings from U of T Mississauga vertebrate palaeontologist Robert Reisz challenges the idea of what therapods might have looked like when dinosaurs roamed the earth.
“When we see dinosaurs in popular culture, such as in the movie Jurassic Park, we see them depicted with big teeth sticking out of their mouths,” Reisz says. Large dinosaurs--like Tyrannosaurus rex--bare a ferocious grin, while smaller creatures such as velociraptors are shown with scaly lips covering their teeth.
The Faculty of Arts & Science at the University of Toronto is planning significant improvements to graduate funding that will see students in the funded cohort receive at least $2,000 more in 2018-19 than they do today. The initiative affects Arts & Science students on all three campuses.
Ever wonder how caffeine works so marvelously to give you that extra boost you need the night before your final exam?
The caffeine molecule—much loved by students the world over—binds to a receptor, preventing the action of the sleep-inducing molecule adenosine, giving you those extra few hours to prep for your exam in the morning.