Campaign Set To Raise $69,000

30 Sep 2014 - 2:38pm
United Way speakers

The annual United Way campaign at U of T Mississauga kicked off last week with a reception in the newly-opened Deerfield Hall. Campaign co-chair Luke Barber announced a fundraising goal of $69,000, adding that the team hopes to surpass that figure by the end of the donation drive at the end of December. Last year, the campaign raised $75,000.

On hand to launch the 2014 fundraising campaign were vice-president and principal Deep Saini, United Way Peel liason Raj Chandegra, and UTM campaign co-chairs Luke Barber and Anthony Wensley.

Science Literacy Week brings science to a library near you

23 Sep 2014 - 2:40pm
woman reading book

As a child, whenever Jesse Hildebrand had a question about science, his parents took him to the library to find the answer.

Hildebrand, who graduated from U of T’s Ecology and Evolutionary Biology program this spring, wanted to spark that same curiosity in everyone. He started thinking of ways to get science out of the laboratory and make it accessible to anyone.

Campus physician takes medicine to the final frontier

19 Sep 2014 - 4:53pm
Farhan Asrar

You might have met Dr. Farhan Asrar when you visited the Health & Counseling Centre for help with a scratchy throat or a sore elbow. What you might not know is that his side job is truly out of this world.

A family physician and public health expert, Asrar joined U of T Mississauga earlier this year as a physician with the HCC team, and as a lecturer and clinical teacher at U of T.  But outside of clinic hours, Asrar applies his skills on an intergalactic scale. Asrar is a space doctor.

UTM Debating Club, Mississauga City Youth Council To Host Mayoral Forum On Youth

17 Sep 2014 - 11:14am
SaugaSpeaks announcement

The Mississauga City Youth Council and the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) Debating Club are set to jointly host #SaugaSpeaks: A Mayoral Forum on Youth, a forum organized for youth, by youth, that provides an opportunity for young people to share their views and aspirations for the future of the city, and deepen their understanding of municipal politics.

U of T named best in Canada, top 20 in the world

17 Sep 2014 - 10:39am
students at table under trees

The University of Toronto ranks best in Canada and among the top 20 universities in the world, according to today’s release of the 2014 QS World University Rankings.

The report also ranked U of T first in Canada in all discipline areas: arts and humanities, engineering and technology, life sciences and medicine, natural sciences, and social sciences and management.

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