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U of T takes on Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation’s University Challenge

11 Aug 2010 - 9:59am

U of T pride will be on the line Oct. 3 as the university hosts the annual Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure for the first time on its St. George and Mississauga campuses.

Jurassic Park comes to Flicks on the Field

10 Aug 2010 - 11:10am

You and your family are invited to a free outdoor viewing of Jurassic Park on Friday, Aug. 13!

Bring a lawn chair or blanket and snacks and join us at dusk (approximately 8:30 p.m.) in front of the South Building at U of T Mississauga. Free parking is available in Lot 4 for the duration of the event.
In the event of rain, please park in the CCT underground lot and go to room 1080 in the CCT building. For more information, visit: http://alumni.utoronto.ca/flicks.

Conference to examine crime prevention, safe city strategies

9 Aug 2010 - 1:22pm

Patterns of crime and socio-economic conditions, links between youth mental illness and criminal behaviour, and factors that contribute to Mississauga's reputation as one of the safest cities in Canada will be among the topics discussed at the first annual Community Crime Prevention Conference on Saturday, Sept. 11, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., at River Grove Community Centre, 5800 River Grove Ave., Mississauga.

Looking East and West

6 Aug 2010 - 11:08am

How U of T manages its two rapidly growing east and west campuses will be a central issue for members of the university's Governing Council when it reconvenes this fall.

The council's September meeting will be the first for several new governors, including Nykolaj Kuryluk, one of three alumni representatives elected in the spring. Maureen Somerville, who has served on council since 2004, was re-elected. And professor emeritus Michael Marrus, who was previously a faculty governor, will continue his long service as an alumni governor.

U of T awarded two Knowledge Synthesis Grants on the Digital Economy

3 Aug 2010 - 3:48pm

Two University of Toronto professors, including U of T Mississauga political scientist David Wolfe, have been awarded Knowledge Synthesis Grants on the Digital Economy, a one-time initiative of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).

SSHRC's Knowledge Synthesis Grants will help identify research opportunities related to the digital economy by pinpointing critical knowledge gaps. The grants are worth up to $25,000 and only 10 have been awarded across the country.

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