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Hand-held computers aid communication, social skills for children with autism, research shows

22 Aug 2013 - 12:10pm
Three children gathered around, looking at a tablet.

Mobile touch technology has the potential to considerably enhance how students with autism learn, communicate, engage with others and succeed at school.

UTM welcomes Brazilian scholarship students this fall

20 Aug 2013 - 4:07pm
Diane Crocker

University of Toronto Mississauga will welcome 64 science and engineering undergraduate students from Brazil this fall who are participating in a unique international scholarship program run by the government of the South American country.

Study highlights racial groups in TV ads

12 Aug 2013 - 11:13am
Professor Shyon Baumann

White people are more likely to be represented, and in a positive light, than Blacks or Asians in Canadian television advertisements, says a new study from the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM).

“Previous studies have looked at depictions of race in Canadian media, but this is the first to focus on advertising,” says Professor Shyon Baumann, chair of UTM’s Department of Sociology. “It’s also the first to take a sample of commercials and use quantitative data to find the connections between products and different racial groups.”

Business leads growth in continuing education

2 Aug 2013 - 12:17pm
Cover of SCS course calendar

Growing public interest in professional and personal development combined with more effective recruitment efforts have led to surging enrolment at the School of Continuing Studies at U of T Mississauga.

Whodunnit?

21 Jun 2013 - 10:29am
Student dusts for fingerprints

Evidence collector Talha Kahloan, 11, stares at the area rug as the investigative team pulls it from under the car. There’s a stain in the middle of the geometric earth-toned design.

“Oh, blood,” Kahloan says. “Is that blood? That is blood. Got it.”

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