Taking climate and agriculture lessons from the ancient world

29 May 2012 - 10:08am
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For over 35 years, U of T Mississauga archaeology professor Gary Crawford has been studying the ancient archaeological and ecological past of China, Korea and Japan to shed light on the environmental issues of the present.

Now, with recent funding from the Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), Crawford will be able to bring his work – and the work of international researchers – to a new level by establishing the Centre for Historical Ecology in Northeast Asia at U of T Mississauga.

U of T Mississauga launches Boundless campaign, plans for global leadership

23 May 2012 - 8:33pm
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The University of Toronto Mississauga has launched its Boundless campaign, announcing a fundraising goal of $60 million that will transform U of T Mississauga and prepare the campus for its next leap forward as a global innovation leader.

Would you rather be safe or social? Marketers need to know

23 May 2012 - 11:06am
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Advertisers spend enormous amounts of time and money attempting to tailor their advertising campaigns to the needs of different demographic groups. After all, the concerns of first-year college students are going to be different from those of retired professionals.

Michael Wilson new U of T Chancellor

15 May 2012 - 9:50am
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The Honourable Michael H. Wilson, a former Canadian ambassador to the United States and federal Minister of Finance and active volunteer with a range of community and research organizations, has been elected to serve as Chancellor of the University of Toronto.

Two degrees, two convocations for campus’ first CTEP class

14 May 2012 - 11:50am
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Call them pioneers, call them guinea pigs, but definitely call the first graduands from U of T Mississauga’s new concurrent teacher education program (CTEP) passionate about their learning experience.

“It has everything all in one,” said graduating student Emily Johnston, who specialized in French and intermediate and secondary school education. “It’s done in partnership with OISE (the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education), so we get the downtown experience and the Mississauga experience, plus small classes. It worked out wonderfully.”