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UTM weight-lifter a contender for the PanAm Games

27 Jan 2015 - 4:29pm
male weightlifter

Chris Di Pietrantonio might be better suited than most students for lugging heavy textbooks back and forth to class. The second-year U of T Mississauga biochemistry student is Ontario’s new junior Olympic weight-lifting champion, and recently ranked third in his weight class in a national competition.

UTM commerce student lands position at top accounting firm

27 Jan 2015 - 11:40am
Connor Kelly selfie

Hard work, skill and determination have helped U of T Mississauga student Connor Kelly land a job at one of the world’s leading accounting firms. But his path to this big opportunity was also facilitated by the knowledge and connections he gained at UTM.

Kelly, 21, is completing the fourth and final year of a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a specialization in accounting. This fall, after he graduates and earns his Chartered Professional Accountants designation, he will start working as an accountant in the Toronto office of KPMG.

In praise of bonding

20 Jan 2015 - 11:51am
Assistant professor Loren Martin

Have you ever been in a stressful situation with a group of strangers, such as a long transit delay, and felt annoyed by your fellow travelers even though they were in the exact same predicament? Next time, try starting up a conversation. Sure, it may be awkward at first, but getting to know each other can actually increase your concern for others.

Freeze frame

19 Jan 2015 - 9:53am
Kevin Coleman

From an early age, Professor Kevin Coleman was consistently drawn to Central and South America, though for many years he regarded it as a mere sideline pursuit.

Premier Wynne visits UTM campus

15 Jan 2015 - 12:24pm
Kathleen Wynne greets student

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne visited the University of Toronto Mississauga campus today as part of a 10-day tour to hear from students at post-secondary campuses across the province.
 
University of Toronto President Meric Gertler and U of T Mississauga Principal Deep Saini greeted Wynne, who was accompanied by Mississauga-Erindale MPP Harinder Takhar, Mississauga-Streetsville MPP Bob Delaney and Mississauga-Brampton South MPP Amrit Mangat.
 

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