Digging history

5 Sep 2013 - 3:00pm
Students in UTM’s historical archaeology field school course excavate near Lislehurst

Clad in sweatpants, T-shirts and gloves and coated with insect repellant, 15 University of Toronto Mississauga students spent two weeks this summer digging in the dirt on campus, earning course credit for their efforts.

UTM kicks off the new school year

30 Aug 2013 - 10:25am
Backpacks with the U of T logo

The University of Toronto Mississauga is gearing up for the 2013-14 academic year, and so are the almost 13,000 students who’ll be studying at the campus.

Back to school at U of T

29 Aug 2013 - 9:40am
back to school image of Student Centre

Next week, more than 80,000 students from around the world help launch the University of Toronto’s 186th school year across its three campuses. For many, it’s another year of possibilities and challenges as they work towards their degree. But for more than 14,000 incoming first-year students, it’s a big step.

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Hollywood director discusses ways to bridge gap between cultures, races, genders at public lecture

28 Aug 2013 - 9:16am
Mira Nair

Hollywood director Mira Nair, whose debut film Salaam Bombay! was nominated for an Oscar, will discuss the craft of filmmaking as well as the tug of competing worlds felt by millions of immigrants, at a free public lecture Thursday, Sept. 19, 6:30 p.m. in the Instructional Centre, room 110, U of T Mississauga, 3359 Mississauga Rd. 

U of T launches Toronto Science Festival

26 Aug 2013 - 4:35pm
Circular image made with multiple scientific photos

In September 2013, the University of Toronto is launching a major new event on Toronto’s cultural scene.

The Toronto Science Festival will be a weekend-long public celebration of science, spotlighting leading researchers from the university and from around Canada and the U.S.

The festival will include engaging keynote talks, lively panel discussions, film screenings, live musical and dance performances, as well as a Café Scientifique “brunch-with-a-scientist” event.