UTM kicks off annual United Way fundraising drive

6 Oct 2015 - 4:56pm
three men and one woman looking at the camera and smiling

U of T Mississauga’s annual United Way campaign launched this week with a fall-themed reception in the Faculty Club. On hand to launch the 2015 fundraiser were Ulli Krull, acting vice-president, U of T and principal. U of T Mississauga, Department of Chemical and Physical Sciences executive assistant Donna Coulson and UTM campaign co-chairs Luke Barber and Anthony Wensley.

Election 2015: How should your vote count?

6 Oct 2015 - 9:30am
Two female students voting

The main federal opposition parties are advocating new ways of counting your vote in future elections, but Professor Peter Loewen, of UTM's Department of Political Science, suggests you don’t hold your breath waiting for them to happen. 

The University of Toronto and the three priorities

5 Oct 2015 - 4:19pm
Meric Gertler

U of T president Meric Gertler has released a discussion paper on addressing the priorities he identified at the outset of his term.

“This paper reflects a strong consensus among members of the university community,” Gertler told U of T News. “I invite everyone to make additional comments and suggestions over the next two months.”

UTM Run for the Cure team raises $23,500

5 Oct 2015 - 1:07pm
UTM co-captains Ryan Cerrudo and Carla DeMarco

The skies were grey, but U of T Mississauga was a sea of pink on Sunday, Oct. 4, for the CIBC Run for the Cure. The host campus team raised more than $23,500, taking home the local Post Secondary Team Challenge Award.

Along with more than 2,300 registered runners and walkers on the 1K and 5K courses, police estimated that nearly 4,000 people attended the event.

UTM's Christine Shaw brings force of the wind to Nuit Blanche

1 Oct 2015 - 4:22pm
headshot of woman with curly brown hair

Hot lava, a human glacier and thousands of paper moths are just a few of the sights you’ll see this weekend if you head into Toronto for the annual Scotiabank Nuit Blanche artfest.

This year marks the tenth anniversary of the annual all-night traveling art walk, with an exhibit roster that includes more than 110 works by nearly 400 artists on display at indoor and outdoor locations around downtown Toronto.