Deerfield Hall Helps Accommodate Student Growth, Transforms Face Of Campus

15 Sep 2014 - 10:11am
Exterior rendering of Deefield Hall

The University of Toronto Mississauga today officially opened Deerfield Hall, the first phase of a redeveloped North Building that will help accommodate student enrolment growth and redefine the northern quadrant of campus. 

Philanthropist Vasu Chanchlani ‘great friend to UTM’: Saini

11 Sep 2014 - 4:22pm
Vasnu Chanchlani

The University of Toronto Mississauga is “deeply saddened” by the death of Vasu Chanchlani, a prominent leader in the Mississauga community and a donor and friend to U of T Mississauga, says Professor Deep Saini, U of T vice-president and UTM principal.  

“Vasu was a great friend to U of T Mississauga and a man who had a profound impact on the Mississauga community,” said Saini. “He was widely respected by those who knew him and, in his all-too-brief time, inspired people and nurtured excellence both in Canada and abroad.”

New Cop on Campus

9 Sep 2014 - 1:47pm
photo of Robert Messacar

Photographer, Little League coach, retired cop and community advocate—the new manager of UTM’s campus police force is a soft-spoken guy with a wry sense of humour who is more interested in how he can help you than in talking about himself. Robert Messacar joined the UTM campus police team in July after six years with the Scarborough campus unit, taking over the position from outgoing manager Len Paris, who retired after 15 years with UTM.

UTM student advocates for women’s economic empowerment

9 Sep 2014 - 12:37pm
Estelle Ah-Kiow

Promoting greater economic empowerment for young women worldwide was the focus of an international conference in Australia last month, and representing Canada’s perspective was U of T Mississauga student Estelle Ah-Kiow.

It’s the Pits: Ancient peach stones offer clues to fruit’s origins

5 Sep 2014 - 3:06pm

As peach trees in the Niagara Region of Ontario give up the last of their fruit for the season, their ancestors halfway around the globe are clamouring for attention.