Creating molecules and fighting cancer at U of T

21 Dec 2012 - 12:04pm
Patrick Gunning

The passion for science came at an early age for University of Toronto Mississauga’s Chemical and Physical Sciences Professor Patrick Gunning, fuelled by the gift of a chemistry set from an aunt who taught the subject.

After completing an honours undergraduate degree in chemistry at the University of Glasgow and post-doctoral medical chemistry research at Yale, Gunning headed to UTM where, through his work with molecule synthesis, he hopes to find a cure for cancer.

Philosophy professor named to Royal Society of Canada

18 Dec 2012 - 11:08am

U of T Mississauga philosophy professor Mohan Matthen has been named to the prestigious Royal Society of Canada for his exceptional research and scholarship. He joins 16 other U of T professors who were named RSC Fellows.

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Campus Closes for Holiday Break, but not for Gym Buffs

13 Dec 2012 - 2:04pm

U of T Mississauga will be closed for a two-week holiday break, with the exception of the Recreation, Athletics & Wellness Centre.

Campus buildings will be officially closed from Monday, Dec. 24 to Friday, Jan. 4 (inclusive), re-opening and resuming regular hours of operation on Monday, Jan. 7.


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Sargent wins Steacie Prize for outstanding young Canadian researcher

13 Dec 2012 - 10:15am
Professor Ted Sargent

Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Edward (Ted) Sargent is the winner of the 2012 Steacie Prize.

Not only is Professor Sargent the fourth consecutive University of Toronto recipient of the prestigious award, but he’s ensuring the award stays in the family; last year’s recipient was his wife, U of T Pharmacy Professor Shana Kelley.

A historical exam jam

7 Dec 2012 - 2:14pm
learning circle at exam jam event

Work before play. For many university students, the old adage is never so true as it is in December, when two weeks of exams precede a much-anticipated holiday break.

On Dec. 5, the University of Toronto Mississauga’s Department of Historical Studies unveiled a new tool to combat the stress of the exam period – its first-ever Exam Jam.