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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.”

A graduate of distinction

14 Jun 2013 - 3:23pm
Kathy Singh receives degree

If the graduand can’t come to Convocation Hall, Convocation will come to the graduand.

At the age of 73, Kabutarie Kuntie (Kathy) Singh is not U of T Mississauga’s oldest graduate, but her physical challenges made it impossible to attend Monday’s graduation ceremonies at Convocation Hall. So on June 13, UTM brought her gown, her hood and her degree to Humber Valley Terrace, a long-term care facility in Rexdale where Singh now lives. 

Research, renderings and rainforest

12 Jun 2013 - 10:07am
Rainforest and animal images from website designed by Kate Campbell

On the west coast of British Columbia, the vast and ancient Great Bear Rainforest meets the cold-water seas that teem with seabirds, sea lions and humpback whales. Wild rivers, rich with salmon, weave from the sea through the rainforest floor and bring life to thousands of plant and animal species including the grizzlies, black bears and rare white Spirit bears that the region is named for.

Convocation 2013: from refugee to U of T grad

11 Jun 2013 - 9:30am
U of T mace

Having fought incredible odds to achieve an education, two remarkable young men will be graduating from the University of Toronto this spring.

Yak Deng (University of Toronto Scarborough) and Abdi Hassan Ahmed (University of Toronto Mississauga) both came to U of T on World University Service of Canada (WUSC) scholarships, which help refugee students achieve their dreams of higher education.

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Eminent Canadian astronomer illuminates the science and wonder of comets

10 Jun 2013 - 4:03pm
David Levy

Whether as objects of scientific study or as fascinating sights in the night sky, comets have long captured the human imagination. Last Friday, the nature, history and magic of these heavenly messengers was highlighted at a University of Toronto Mississauga talk by world-renowned Canadian astronomer David H. Levy.

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