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Farewell to Camelot

15 Oct 2013 - 3:55pm
David Naylor speaks at farewell reception

When President David Naylor came to bid farewell to the campus he affectionately calls “Camelot”, it wasn’t just members of government, donors, faculty and staff who came to wish him goodbye. As Naylor finished his remarks to the packed house at Lislehurst, a herd of five deer strolled through the garden, nibbled at the greenery and then disappeared into the forest.

A reminder, perhaps, that while the U of T Mississauga campus has expanded tremendously during Naylor’s time as president, it remains a green and peaceful gem in the university’s crown.

PM wives, great minds, Health in the City topics at Canadian Perspectives Lecture Series

8 Oct 2013 - 9:56am
Faces of speakers at lecture series

The fascinating personalities of prime ministers’ wives, strategies to stimulate and care for our brains and the evolving landscape of Mississauga’s community healthcare network are some of the topics that will be discussed at the fall 2013 Canadian Perspectives Lecture Series at Erindale United Church, 1444 Dundas Cres., Mississauga.

Q & A with Professor Rima Berns-McGown: Somalis in Canada

7 Oct 2013 - 2:37pm
Rima Berns-McGown

Somalia featured prominently in the news last month after al-Shabaab, a terrorist group that started there, attacked the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, killing at least 67 people and wounding many others. In the wake of the deadly incident, Elaine Smith talked with Rima Berns-McGown, an adjunct professor in the Department of Historical Studies at U of T Mississauga, about Somali-Canadians, the impact the incident had on them and their experiences in Canada. Professor Berns-McGown studies the Somali community in the diaspora.

hiCollaborative provides Mississaugans with reliable consumer health information

4 Oct 2013 - 10:56am
Illustration comparing heart artery to tube

A new municipal initiative that involves the University of Toronto Mississauga is enhancing the way local citizens get information about health conditions and resources.

U of T first in Canada, among world’s top 20 in new rankings

3 Oct 2013 - 10:53am
students at table under trees

The University of Toronto has been recognized as the top university in Canada and one of the top 20 in the world according to the 2013 Times Higher Education (THE) World University report released today.

U of T ranked 20th globally, up one spot from last year. This is the second time in less than a month U of T has ranked in the top 20 and first in Canada in a major global rankings survey.

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