UTM celebrates fair trade designation

27 Sep 2016 - 12:44pm
Woman picking plants in field

It’s official—your morning cuppa’ or afternoon chocolate break has a global benefit, as U of T Mississauga becomes a designated fair trade campus. The announcement, which kicked off Fair Trade Week at UTM, was celebrated over fair trade beverages and snacks at the first Town Hall of the academic year on Tuesday, Sept. 27.

Innovation depends on the four C’s, says U of T President Meric Gertler

27 Sep 2016 - 9:49am
Meric Gertler

What is about some places that become hotbeds of innovation? What’s their secret ingredient? Can it be replicated elsewhere?

The recipe for success relies on the “disruptive and unpredictable forces at the intersection of four C’s: cities, connections, collaboration and commitment,” University of Toronto President Meric Gertler told delegates attending the sixth annual Americas Competitiveness Exchange (ACE) on Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

U of T again ranks among world's 25 best universities

26 Sep 2016 - 10:59am
three students standing together and laughing

Professors Kathleen PritchardWei Yu and Peter Austin may not be household names. But in their academic fields, their research is among the most cited and influential in the world. 

Deerfield Hall receives urban design award

23 Sep 2016 - 12:42pm
Deerfield Hall

U of T Mississauga’s Deerfield Hall received an Award of Excellence at last night’s 2016 Mississauga Urban Design Awards.

The award recognizes Deerfield Hall for excellence in multiple design areas, including contributing to the quality of its community, environmental sustainability, innovation and technical execution. The jury members described the building, opened in 2014, as “beautiful” and “elegant”.