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.

U of T campaign promotes activity as part of educational experience

23 May 2014 - 3:52pm
Chad Jankowski

This week, Active Healthy Kids Canada gave Canadian children a failing grade for overall physical activity. Seeing a D- on the report card may come as a shock for some, but a growing body of research clearly shows that Canadian kids aren’t as active as they should be. Young adults are no different – studies show that a striking number of post-secondary students lead sedentary lifestyles.

Gordon Cressy Student Leadership Award winners named

22 May 2014 - 11:17am
Gordon Cressy, Sarah Israr and Meric Gertler

On April 16, the University of Toronto ushered 211 graduating students --including UTM student Sarah Israr--into a community of achievement and service at this year’s Gordon Cressy Student Leadership Awards presentation. Nearly 600 attendees gathered in Convocation Hall to recognize the students’ outstanding co-curricular contributions to U of T.

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New gallery app helps art fans play virtual tourist

21 May 2014 - 4:47pm
yellow banana peel on grey background

Ever wanted to know more about that banana on the ceiling in the CCT building? Well, now there’s an app for that.

The Blackwood Gallery has launched an iPad app, Art Walk, that takes viewers on a virtual tour of art on display around the UTM campus.

Virani earns U of T’s highest teaching honour

8 May 2014 - 1:38pm
Shafique Virani

It seemed inevitable that the dynamo that is Professor Shafique Virani, chair of the Department of Historical Studies, would win U of T’s President’s Teaching Award; the only question was when it would happen.