Stag and Doe: UTM playwright debuts first play at Blyth Festival

20 Aug 2014 - 1:12pm

Photo of Mark CrawfordWhen Mark Crawford, an actor, playwright and U of T Mississauga alumnus, wrote his first play, he stayed true to his small town roots and that decision has paid off. This summer, his work debuts on two different stages to positive reviews.

U of T ranked first in Canada, 24th in the world

18 Aug 2014 - 9:02am
students at table under trees

The University of Toronto is the top university in Canada and one of the best in the world, reports the Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s Academic Ranking of World Universities 2014.

This year, the prestigious ranking – which analyzes the top universities worldwide on research output, the quality of faculty and the quality of education – placed U of T 24th in the world, up from 28th in 2013. Harvard University remained the top-ranked university.

Poetry helped student find a new home in Canada

13 Aug 2014 - 1:54pm
Photo of Nazli Mir Bashiri holding a book

"Poetry is like a bird, it ignores all frontiers," wrote Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko. Those words are especialy true for U of T Mississauga alumna Nazli Mir Bashiri, whose poetry kept her aloft as she assimilated to an unfamiliar country.

UTM biomedical illustrators win top honours at AMI2014

7 Aug 2014 - 11:18am
medical illustration of a Vestibular Schwannoma

Outstanding work from students and faculty with UTM's Biomedical Communications (BMC) program was recognized with top honours at the recent Association of Medical Illustrators (AMI) conference. The annual meeting took place July 23-26 at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

Lab Liaisons: Lecture showcases anthropology research

1 Aug 2014 - 9:20am
Esteban Parra speaking in front of a classroom

From ancient civilizations to Vitamin-D studies and excavating human remains, the latest Lab Liaisons, highlighting the Department of Anthropology at U of T Mississauga, covered a lot of ground.