By the Book

29 Apr 2016 - 3:22pm
Philosophy professor Mohan Matthen

Putting together something as comprehensive as The Oxford Handbook of the Philosophy of Perception, as you can imagine, was a bit of a marathon mission. Speaking about his hand in the book, Philosophy Professor Mohan Matthen broke it down by some of the numbers involved in the undertaking.

Wheel of Fortune

14 Apr 2016 - 4:10pm
Grad student Léa Ravensbergen

U of T Mississauga PhD student Léa Ravensbergen walks the walk. Or perhaps more aptly, she rides the ride. An avid cyclist, and all around healthy-transportation and -lifestyle enthusiast, her research on both health and transportation geography garnered her not just one, but two, prestigious awards that the American Association of Geographers (AAG) gives annually to exceptional graduate students.

Ancient Abbeys of Brittany Project Colloquium

13 Apr 2016 - 8:26am
Ancient Abbeys of Brittany Project Colloquium

May 5-6, 2016, there is a joint colloquium on the Ancient Abbeys of Brittany Project with York University, U of T and U of T Mississauga all participating.

Please see the details on York's website.

Sit Down With: Female Faculty in STEM

9 Mar 2016 - 1:32pm
Female Faculty Members in STEM

One faculty member per table will lead a conversation over lunch with students. Topics will include what it is like to be a female faculty member in a STEM discipline and how to address challenges in the work environment that can arise, such as marginalization or discrimination (e.g. based on sex, race, religion, etc.). Bring your questions to ask mentors what you want to know!

The event details are as follows:

Accidental Tourist

7 Mar 2016 - 1:20pm
Professor Liye Xie

Professor Liye Xie’s detour to archaeology was a departure from her intended academic path, but she’s thrilled to have been so suitably rerouted.