'G.R.A.P.E.' escape

26 May 2016 - 10:33am
Jane Dong in Georgian archeological site

This summer, I was invited by Andrew Graham, co-director of the Gadachrili Gora Regional Archaeological Project Expedition (G.R.A.P.E.) to join the team in the Republic of Georgia this spring as they investigate the origins of wine production and viticulture during the Neolithic Period (+/- 7000  BC). Graham is also the manager of the Li Koon Chun Finance Learning Centre at the Institute for Management and Innovation (IMI). As the 360° Video Correspondent of the G.R.A.P.E.

Camp d'été en français at UTM

25 May 2016 - 4:05pm
two smiling girls hold a space alien craft

It may look like fun and games, but for students in U of T Mississauga’s Language Studies program, summer camp is a serious step towards the future. In a few short weeks, UTM will host its third batch of campers enrolled in UTM’s French Summer Camp, which offers a learning experience for campers and counsellors alike.

U of T Mississauga names Krull interim VP-Principal

19 May 2016 - 2:09pm
Ulrich Krull

Professor Ulrich Krull has been named interim vice-president and principal of UTM for a one-year term, effective Sept. 1, 2016, to Aug. 31, 2017, or until the appointment of a new vice-president and principal. Governing Council approved the appointment at its May 19 meeting.

Did dinosaurs have lips? UTM palaeontologist might have the answer

18 May 2016 - 4:37pm
Gorgosaurus using its specialized teeth for feeding on a young Corythosaurus

Can a crocodile’s smile reveal whether dinosaurs had lips? New findings from U of T Mississauga vertebrate palaeontologist Robert Reisz challenges the idea of what therapods might have looked like when dinosaurs roamed the earth.

“When we see dinosaurs in popular culture, such as in the movie Jurassic Park, we see them depicted with big teeth sticking out of their mouths,” Reisz says. Large dinosaurs--like Tyrannosaurus rex--bare a ferocious grin, while smaller creatures such as velociraptors are shown with scaly lips covering their teeth.

Science Rendezvous in Mississauga

13 May 2016 - 1:37pm
Science Rendezvous volunteer Olivia Adamczyk and a child
Patrons of Mississauga’s Central Library had the opportunity to check out more than just books last weekend.