UTM prof on how city governments can help solve climate change

5 Feb 2016 - 11:07am
aerial photo of a cityscape

How can city governments solve the problem of climate change? That’s the question U of T Mississauga’s Sara Hughes seeks to answer as she investigates how three major cities—Toronto, New York and Los Angeles—are delivering on ambitious pledges to improve sustainability.

Lost Beneath the Ice: Underwater archaeologist brings the tale of the HMS Erebus to UTM

3 Feb 2016 - 9:21am
Diver at the underwater site of the Erebus

Jonathan Moore, one of the first people to dive into the frigid waters of the Victoria Strait to discover the wreck of the HMS Erebus from the 1845 Franklin Expedition, will give a lecture “Lost Beneath the Ice: The Search for Franklin’s Lost Ships and the Discovery of HMS Erebus” on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016 at 12 noon in room 140 of the Instructional Centre, located at 3359 Mississauga Road.

UTM VP-Principal heads to India with Premier

27 Jan 2016 - 11:39am
Premier Wynne greets students sitting at a table

Professor Deep Saini, vice-president of the University of Toronto and principal of U of T Mississauga, will accompany Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne on a trade mission to India next week. The six-day trip will visit four cities—New Delhi, Chandigarh, Hyderabad and Mumbai—to strengthen economic, political and cultural ties with the world’s third-largest economy.

New book by UTM prof on what we can learn from the failures of Barack Obama, Jane Addams

26 Jan 2016 - 3:04pm
photo of Jane Addams and Barack Obama

The path to greatness is filled with unforeseen challenges, watershed moments and changes of plan. This holds true even for great figures, according to a new book by U of T Mississauga sociology professor Erik Schneiderhan.

No cauliflower for you: UTM expert on what the falling loonie means for Canadians

21 Jan 2016 - 11:51am
“My advice is assume today’s exchange rate is what it’s going to be for the foreseeable future.” says Professor Melino (photo by Can Pac Swire via flickr)

From the continuing slide of the Canadian dollar to the volatility of the global markets and the plunging of the TSX, many are wondering when there will be good news for the economy.

Angelo Melino, professor of economics at U of T Mississauga and RBC Chair of Economics and Public Policy, says it’s hard to predict just how low the loonie will go. But he warns recovery isn’t just around the corner.