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Ringing in the year of the monkey

8 Feb 2016 - 4:31pm
Leslie Seto

Celebrations of the lunar New Year have started all over the world, and U of T Mississauga (UTM) student Leslie Seto has been actively involved as a lion and dragon dancer at the Fo Guang Shan (FGS) Temple of Toronto.

The birth of Nunavut

8 Feb 2016 - 11:34am
Graham White in Nunavut

When Graham White first visited the Canadian North in 1988, he knew he’d found a place close to his heart.

“I got off the plane and discovered the most interesting political place I’d ever been,” said White, a U of T Mississauga emeritus professor of political science. “The scenery and people were fascinating, too, politics aside. It’s a fabulous part of the world.”

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.

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