UTM launches new Professional Accounting Centre

27 Nov 2014 - 9:36am
Professor Len Brooks

The accounting profession has been undergoing dramatic change as a result of trends such as globalization, heightened investor expectations and increasing litigation. Now, a new centre at U of T Mississauga will be able to unpack their ramifications, and help sustain the relevance and resiliency of the profession.

UTM, as part of the Stantec Team, selected to lead major marine Arctic ecosystem study

26 Nov 2014 - 11:52am
polar bear mother and cubs

The University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM), as a part of the Stantec Team, has been selected by an interagency scientific review panel to lead a long-term scientific study of the Arctic marine ecosystem along the Beaufort Sea shelf from Barrow, Alaska to the Mackenzie River delta in Canadian waters.

Polanyi prizes for two early-career University of Toronto researchers

24 Nov 2014 - 8:10am
Rahul Deb

Two University of Toronto researchers, Andrea Charise and Rahul Deb, have won esteemed Polanyi Prizes – Charise for her literary research and Deb for his work in economics.

The Polanyi Prizes were created to celebrate U of T chemistry professor John Polanyi’s 1986 Nobel Prize. The areas of research they recognize mirror those of the Nobel Prizes. Winners – post-doctoral researchers in the early stages of their careers – are awarded $20,000 by the Ontario government.

Principal’s Awards celebrate faculty and staff service

24 Nov 2014 - 7:57am
Principal Deep Saini with award winners

A commitment to excellence in teaching was recognized this week at the 2014 Principal’s Awards Reception held Nov. 19 in the Innovation Complex Rotunda.

Professor Deep Saini, vice-president of U of T and principal of U of T Mississauga, joined students and colleagues in celebrating staff and faculty recipients for their contributions to teaching, research and staff service at the university.

UTM pays tribute to outgoing mayor with theatrical production

20 Nov 2014 - 8:18am
Mayor McCallion at tribute

U of T Mississauga last night celebrated the legacy of Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion with a musical play based on her life and times.

The original play, “She Shoots! She Scores!”, was commissioned to honour the mayor as she prepares to retire after nearly five decades in municipal and regional politics. It chronicles her life from her youth in Gaspé, Quebec through to her remarkable political career.