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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Deerfield Hall Helps Accommodate Student Growth, Transforms Face Of Campus

15 Sep 2014 - 10:11am
Exterior rendering of Deefield Hall

The University of Toronto Mississauga today officially opened Deerfield Hall, the first phase of a redeveloped North Building that will help accommodate student enrolment growth and redefine the northern quadrant of campus. 

Philanthropist Vasu Chanchlani ‘great friend to UTM’: Saini

11 Sep 2014 - 4:22pm
Vasnu Chanchlani

The University of Toronto Mississauga is “deeply saddened” by the death of Vasu Chanchlani, a prominent leader in the Mississauga community and a donor and friend to U of T Mississauga, says Professor Deep Saini, U of T vice-president and UTM principal.  

“Vasu was a great friend to U of T Mississauga and a man who had a profound impact on the Mississauga community,” said Saini. “He was widely respected by those who knew him and, in his all-too-brief time, inspired people and nurtured excellence both in Canada and abroad.”