UTM’s Wali Shah, UTSC’s Karen Young win prestigious educational leadership award

24 Apr 2015 - 9:34am
 Kendrick Lamar and Wali Shah

Karen Young has always felt empowered to highlight the untold stories that often slip through the cracks. Wali Shah was arrested at 15 but turned his life around, becoming a poet and rapper who raises money for charity.

The University of Toronto undergrads are two of just 10 post-secondary students from across Canada chosen by the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education to receive the 2015 3M National Student Fellowship Award for demonstrating outstanding leadership. 

UTM to co-host ‘town-gown’ symposium

22 Apr 2015 - 2:43pm
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Delegates from across the province and around the world will gather in Mississauga next month for the annual Town and Gown Association of Ontario (TGAO) Symposium, to explore the unique relationship between universities and colleges, and the communities in which they are located.

UTM biology students explore research in healthcare, global industry

14 Apr 2015 - 12:08pm
person in lab in mask and gloves working with petri dish

The real-world learning experiences and innovative research experiments of biology students at the University of Toronto Mississauga were the focus of last Wednesday’s Biology Internship Presentations Day.

UTM's Forensic Science Day showcases the science of bloodstains, DNA and bullets

13 Apr 2015 - 2:31pm
Professor Tracey Rogers (red jacket) with forensic science students

After months of learning and researching in the field at their internships, forensic science students at the University of Toronto Mississauga shared their experiences at last Wednesday’s Forensic Science Day.

U of T receives $17.6 million from federal government for research chairs program

9 Apr 2015 - 4:24pm
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The Honourable Ed Holder, minister of state (science and technology), visited the University of Toronto Mississauga with Bob Dechert, MP (Mississauga-Erindale) and parliamentary secretary for the Minister of Justice on April 9, where he announced 150 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs (CRCs) at 36 post-secondary institutions across the country.