Travelling while Muslim: UTM sociologist on identity and citizenship at the border

28 Apr 2017 - 3:56pm
man sitting behind a semi-opaque window

For many Muslim travellers, crossing the border in an experience charged with fear and trepidation. A U of T Mississauga sociologist is investigating how border security routinely violates human and civil rights, and the impact this is having on those targeted by heightened security measures.

Last Lecture offers meaningful lessons to class of 2017

28 Apr 2017 - 9:41am
Four people dressed in silly glasses and feather boas at Last Lecture celebration

Undergraduate students at the University of Toronto Mississauga preparing to graduate this spring or fall received an inspirational sendoff on April 26 at the university’s Last Lecture event.

Graduate fellowship to explore Duchenne’s; brings hope to UTM staff member

26 Apr 2017 - 9:13am
Max Sedmihradsky

When UTM staff member Andrew Sedmihradsky attended one of the Principal’s Town Hall meetings last fall, he had no idea that the decision would lead to a partnership that could change his six-year-old son’s life.

Doing the Most with the Yeast: UTM PhD candidate wins Ontario division of Three-Minute Thesis competition

25 Apr 2017 - 2:16pm
Richard Kil with 3MT trophy

Don’t be intimidated about talking to Richard Kil if you have no understanding of synthetic biology; he can explain it to you in three minutes.

Kil, a U of T Mississauga PhD candidate in synthetic biology who works with Professor David McMillen, bested all comers in the recent province-wide Three-Minute Thesis competition, a contest that requires graduate students to explain their research to the layperson in three minutes flat.

Author! Author! UTM's annual Celebration of Books

25 Apr 2017 - 11:33am
Celebration of Books poster

U of T Mississauga fêted its authors at the annual Celebration of Books on Wednesday, April 26. Professor Bryan Stewart, vice-principal, research and Shelley Hawrychuk, interim chief librarian, co-hosted the annual event, which highlights faculty who have authored or edited books published in the past two years.