U of T Mississauga research indicates seasonal fluctuations in vitamin D levels

15 Mar 2011 - 11:22am
Image of sun shining through gap in hands

The results of a Vitamin-D study led by U of T Mississauga professor Esteban Parra were recently published in The Journal of Nutrition. This research was part of the Ph.D. thesis of Parra's student, Agnes Gozdzik.

Arctic security more than sovereignty

11 Mar 2011 - 4:20pm

What does Arctic security mean to you?

At first glance it conjures up notions of border security and military operations. However, a recent public opinion survey, Rethinking the Top of the World: Arctic Security Public Opinion Survey, commissioned by the Canada Centre for Global Security Studies at the Munk School of Global Affairs and the Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation, showed that most Canadians define Arctic security more broadly.

Support for members of the U of T Community impacted by the earthquake in Japan

11 Mar 2011 - 2:19pm

The University of Toronto community expresses its sympathies and condolences to families and communities throughout Japan and the Pacific region who have been devastated by this morning's earthquake and tsunami. The effects of natural disasters like these are felt world-wide as people with family, friends and loved ones in affected regions hear news of the impact of this morning's events. The impact has been further magnified as subsequent tsunami warnings and advisories have been issued for countries and regions bordering the Pacific Ocean.

U of T Mississauga goes bottled-water-free on Thursday

8 Mar 2011 - 4:26pm

Water without the plastic bottle will be the beverage of choice on Thursday, March 10, at U of T Mississauga in celebration of water awareness week on campus.

Bottled water is being eliminated from campus vending machines during water awareness week (March 7-11), and will not be available at all March 10 in automated machines and through food service outlets. All three U of T campuses are marking Bottled Water Free Day, a Canadian initiative that encourages consumers to take a stand in support of public water and against the privatization of water.

U of T Mississauga opens campus to high school students during March Break

4 Mar 2011 - 9:16am

The University of Toronto Mississauga is ready to wow more than a thousand high school students at its March Break Open House on Sunday, March 13.

Across the city, high school students are making their final decisions on where to go to university this fall, says Lorretta Neebar, associate registrar of admissions and recruitment at U of T Mississauga. We're inviting them to our campus to get a first-hand, up-close look at the amazing range of programs, facilities and support services that we offer.