Celebrating Universal Children's Day

19 Nov 2012 - 2:37pm
Professor Tina Malti

Child's play is strongly encouraged in Tina Malti's lab. But when the play turns into a tug-of-war over a much coveted toy it is time to draw on Malti's expertise in developmental psychology. As the director of the Social-Emotional Development and Intervention lab at U of T Mississauga, Malti has an enduring engagement with the healthy development and welfare of children and youth.

Keeping campus safe

15 Nov 2012 - 10:56am
students at table under trees

An initiative to ensure a safe campus for female students, led by U of T Mississauga in partnership with local women’s shelter Interim Place, received funding yesterday from the federal government.

Federal funding supports U of T Mississauga research, invests in the health of seniors

8 Nov 2012 - 11:01am
Image of Bruce Schneider

Alice Wong, minister of state (seniors), on behalf of Leona Aglukkaq, minister of health, announced funding Nov. 8 at U of T Mississauga for five international research projects to help keep seniors active and improve their quality of life.

The projects, including research by U of T Mississauga professor Bruce Schneider, reflect a diverse range of important issues facing seniors such as continence, hearing loss, assisted living technologies, mobility in urban areas and care in residential facilities.

U of T Mississauga partners with Peel, Sheridan in international student program

5 Nov 2012 - 1:14pm
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U of T Mississauga, the Peel District School Board and Sheridan College will sign an agreement to help international high school students studying in the PDSB integrate more fully into the post secondary educational system in the region.

The agreement, which will be signed Nov. 8 by U of T Mississauga vice-president and principal Deep Saini, Peel’s director of education Tony Pontes, and Sheridan College president Jeff Zabudsky, is the result of two years of consultation and planning.

Remembrance Day ceremony to include special guests

2 Nov 2012 - 2:10pm
Profile shot of Len Paris

The U of T Mississauga community will honour those who have given their lives in the service of their country at its annual Remembrance Day ceremony on Friday, Nov. 9.

This year, the ceremony will feature some new participants – the Royal Canadian Legion, the Canadian Forces and army cadets -- and a new location on the plaza between the Instructional Centre and Hazel McCallion Academic Learning Centre.