Nation's "personality" influences its environmental stewardship, shows new study

23 Oct 2014 - 5:32pm
J Hirsh

Countries with higher levels of compassion and openness score better when it comes to environmental sustainability, says research from the University of Toronto.

U of T first in Canada, fourth in world in latest rankings

14 Oct 2014 - 3:34pm
students at table under trees

The University of Toronto jumped to fourth place in the world – and first in Canada – in the latest international rankings on scientific performance.

The rankings, released October 9 by the National Taiwan University (NTU), are based on indicators representing three different criteria of scientific performance: research productivity, research impact and research excellence.

First-Generation students share challenges, successes

10 Oct 2014 - 3:14pm
Lakeisha Ferreira and Zoya Tahir

University life is an adjustment for any new student, but for those who are the first in their families, it can bring a different set of challenges.

UTM breaks records at CIBC Run for the Cure

7 Oct 2014 - 4:47pm
Team UTM at Run for the Cure

Sunday’s Mississauga Run for the Cure was one for the record books as the University of Toronto Mississauga team hit a new fundraising high to support the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.

MScBMC student designs an eBook with buzz

7 Oct 2014 - 2:55pm
Lauren DiVito

The Smithsonian Science Education Center published an eBook this past August designed and illustrated by Lauren DiVito, a University of Toronto Mississauga graduate student. In Expedition: Insects, a textbook for Grades 3 to 5, students travel the world to visit six different types of insects in their natural habitats.