Former "bad boy" named to prestigious Top 20 Under 20 list

4 Jun 2014 - 2:25pm
Wali Shah

Wali Shah’s early years were turbulent ones. The child of Pakistani immigrants, Shah grew up in Mississauga where, during his school years, he became the target of racial slurs and bullying. In his early teens, he started hanging out with tough kids. By the age 15, he was facing assault charges and jail time.

Mississauga Academy of Medicine recognizes excellence in education with annual awards

29 May 2014 - 12:01pm
Sunglasses and the paper program for the MAM awards

The Mississauga Academy of Medicine recognized innovative teaching and outstanding contributions at a special ceremony on May 22, 2014. The awards honour members of the faculty, staff, student body and community who have made outstanding contributions to medical education and the overall student experience for the four-year MD program. Launched in 2011, the first class of Mississauga Academy of Medicine students will graduate in 2015.

Watch "Frozen" under the stars at Flicks on the Field

28 May 2014 - 12:33pm
Characters from Disney's movie, Frozen

Grab a blanket, your lawn chairs and some snacks and join us for this Friday’s Flicks on the Field. As part of the festivities for this year’s Spring Reunion, UTM is hosting a free outdoor showing of Disney blockbuster film, Frozen, on the front lawn of the William G. Davis Building.

Connaught awards boost UTM researchers

27 May 2014 - 2:45pm
Jennifer Carlson

Sociology professor Jennifer Carlson is one of thirteen U of T Mississauga researchers among the latest crop of Connaught New Researcher Award recipients.

Researchers at U of T Mississauga will get a funding boost to support projects that range in varied topics from illegal gun smuggling at the Windsor-Detroit border, to evolution and early stages of animal life, and to reasoning and desire in the Victorian novel. 

For a better sex life, try a little tenderness

26 May 2014 - 1:19pm
photo of Amy Muise

Want a more satisfying sex life and a better relationship with your partner? More post-sex cuddling will do the trick, especially for couples who are parents, according to new research from the University of Toronto Mississauga.

UTM sexuality and relationship researcher Amy Muise studied the effects of after-sex behavior in monogamous romantic relationships. She found that what couples do together after sex has a big impact on how they feel about their own sexual satisfaction and their relationship with their partner.