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Tracey Galloway is co-principal investigator in research project probing COVID-19’s uneven impact on racialized and immigrant communities in Peel Region (May 11, 2022)

Congratulations to UTM Anthropology students Mahalia Johnna Baguio and Ya Qi Mo on receiving the Student Poster Award at the 54th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Archaeological Association for their poster titled (Re-)Imagining the Schreiber Wood Landscape: Digital Reconstructions of 19th Century Settler Occupations at the University of Toronto Mississauga (May 2, 2022)

Digging for Answers to a Local Mystery: UTM Anthropology's Archaeological Fieldwork field school featured in U of T Maganize (April 20, 2022)

Sherry Fukuzawa awarded 2021-22 Early Career Teaching Award and Teaching Fellowship at U of T (April 1, 2022)

Stephen Scharper's opinion piece "At last, an atlas of Indigenous knowledge" appears in the Toronto Star (March 23, 2022)

Stephen Scharper participated in several recent panels at U of T. He served as moderator for a panel entitled "Creation Care and the Church" held at the Faculty of Divinity’s Creation Care Workshop in February 2022. He also presented at a multifaith panel entitled "Earth Love Gathering" sponsored by Emmanuel College, and he served as invited panelist for the University of Toronto Environmental Action (UTEA) Covid-19 Pandemic and Environmental Health Webinar. (March 21, 2022)

Why do animals sleep? David Samson featured on CBC's The Nature of Things (March 16, 2022)

Madeleine Mant talks about vaccine history on CBC's St John's Morning Show (February 4, 2022)

Stephen Scharper presented an online talk "Falling in love with the earth: embracing a compassionate ecology (February 3, 2022)

UTM Anthropology student Gordane Calloo writes about the experience of being a Black student in Anthropology: read On Being a Black Woman and a Student in The Medium (January 31, 2022)

A sweeping scholarly spread: UofT Mississauga researcher Zoë Wool covers a lot of ground in her work (January 31, 2022)

UTM Anthropology professor Zoë Wool featured on UTM's View to the U podcast (January 27, 2022)

Madeleine Mant shares her tips on "Battling Burnout" through bringing hobbies into everyday life (January 27, 2022)

Ravaged by COVID, Bearskin Lake is in crisis and needs our help - by Tracy Galloway in the Toronto Star (January 6, 2022)

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