Health sciences complex wins design excellence award

18 Apr 2012 - 3:57pm
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The Terrence Donnelly Health Sciences Complex has been named a 2012 “design excellence” winner by the Ontario Association of Architects.

Fifteen projects, designed by Ontario architects, received the “design excellence” award including U of T Mississauga’s new Terrence Donnelly Health Sciences Complex, which was officially opened on Nov. 1, 2011. The winners were judged on a variety of criteria including sustainability, creativity and legacy, and celebrate “forward-thinking design and leadership in architecture,” the association says.

U of T Mississauga hosts Health in the City

12 Apr 2012 - 8:45am
Planting trees on UTM campus

Tour Mississauga’s new medical academy and chat with your future physicians; visit a mini-crime scene and analyze blood stains; help plant 100 trees and re-naturalize campus; discover the impact of stress on your mental and physical health; learn about the art of healthy living; talk to researchers and see their laboratories where they combat disease and improve quality of life.

Moses Znaimer, Rick Mercer Report, War of 1812 topics at Canadian Perspectives Lecture Series

30 Mar 2012 - 4:55pm

A media guru’s new vision of aging for Canada, behind the scenes at the Rick Mercer Report and the real heroes in the War of 1812 are some of the topics that will be discussed at the spring 2012 Canadian Perspectives Lecture Series at the University of Toronto Mississauga.

Advancing science, developing community

28 Mar 2012 - 3:11pm
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On Eugenia Duodu’s Twitter feed – her profile picture tinted a bright sunny yellow – a tweet reads: “Success. I love it.”

The 23-year-old student, who is studying medicinal chemistry at the University of Toronto Mississauga, had another success to celebrate when she was recently awarded the Harry Jerome CIBC Academics Award by the Black Business and Professional Association (BBPA).

U of T research demonstrates how children learn about prejudice

21 Mar 2012 - 2:49pm
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How do children come to realize that they themselves might be targets of prejudice?  It may depend on their age. New research conducted at the University of Toronto shows that a six-year-old may be influenced most by direct instruction about prejudice, but once that child gets closer to 10, she begins to rely more on her own experiences.