Human rights advocate, banking leaders and film legends among those to receive honorary degrees

3 Mar 2015 - 9:33am
Convocation Hall with blue graduation banners

Track star Abby Hoffman raised the bar for women in sport, Mark Carney helped Canada weather the first financial storm of the 21st century and Frank McKenna strengthened the country’s ties with the U.S.  

Beyond our borders, Graça Machel fought tirelessly for human rights in Mozambique, while Italian filmmaking duo Roberto Benigni and Nicoletta Braschi enchanted the world with a life-affirming tale of joy found in the darkest places.  

They are among the 15 people set to receive honorary degrees from the University of Toronto.  

Strike by CUPE 3902, Unit 1 – Campus Open, Potential delays accessing campus

1 Mar 2015 - 2:19pm

The University of Toronto Mississauga is open, and classes, exams, events and community programs are proceeding as normal. 

There may be picketing at the three entrances to the UTM campus, and as a result, there may be delays accessing campus. 

MiWay & Shuttle Buses

If you can avoid bringing a vehicle onto campus, you may wish to consider using Mississauga Transit or being dropped off on Mississauga Road, then walking onto campus.   

Saini re-appointed as UTM principal

26 Feb 2015 - 5:11pm
Deep Saini

Professor Hargurdeep (Deep) Saini has been re-appointed as vice-president and principal of the University of Toronto Mississauga for a five-year term over five and a half years, effective July 1, 2015 and continuing to December 31, 2020.

The announcement was made at the Feb. 26 meeting of U of T’s Governing Council.

UTM professor receives prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship

26 Feb 2015 - 10:11am
Daniel Wigdor

Of the eight Sloan Research Fellowships awarded to faculty at Canadian universities this year, six are going to University of Toronto scholars, including U of T Mississauga professor Daniel Wigdor. His research explores human-computer interaction and specifically how to remove the delay experienced when using smartphones and tablets. 

The US $50,000 prizes are given to early-career scientists and scholars whose achievements and potential identify them as among the next generation of scientific leaders.

UTM’s environmental sustainability coordinator takes up the Waste Bucket Challenge

25 Feb 2015 - 4:18pm
woman holding small bag of trash

If you’ve run into Chelsea Dalton recently, you might have noticed that’s she’s toting an unusual accessory. Since the beginning of February, Dalton has been collecting her personal trash in a large Ziploc bag.