As seen on TV: UTM grad is changing the channel on representation in film and television

29 May 2019 - 12:27pm
George Alevizos

A year ago, George Alevizos received his first fan letter.

“I never thought it would happen at the age of 21,” said Alevizos, who will graduate from the University of Toronto in June with a degree in theatre and drama studies – a joint program between U of T Mississauga and Sheridan College.

U of T faculty and staff to highlight teaching and learning projects at annual symposium

28 May 2019 - 2:08pm
Fiona Rawle and Judith Poë

One initiative uses an app that encourages active learning. Another wants to help students reframe how they think about failure. Yet another enhances knowledge of science by developing materials for high school students.

Under the Microscope: New research zeroes in on persistent tuberculosis

28 May 2019 - 11:07am
UTM PhD student Tianyi Ma holds slide on which the lab will grow bacterial colonies in microchambers.

A new study from the University of Toronto aims to a unravel the mystery of why some tuberculosis cases fail to respond to medical treatment.

UTM awarded over $3 million in NSERC research funding

23 May 2019 - 3:08pm
generic image of test tubes

University of Toronto Mississauga researchers received five years of funding through the 2019 NSERC Discovery Grant program. Two of the successful awardees also received additional Discovery Accelerator Supplements for a further three years of funding. One researcher received a one-time Research Tools and Instruments grant.

The NSERC Discovery Grant program fosters high-quality research excellence by providing sustained funds to enable the pursuit of research interests with long-term goals.

In Machines We Trust

21 May 2019 - 9:06am
Illustration by Sam Island

After spending the first portion of his career in banking in Latin America, Stephan Krajcer came to a stark conclusion about the future of his industry. “Financial instruments,” he says, “should be born digital.”