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Celebrating an outstanding art history researcher

28 Jan 2019 - 10:00am
Screenshot of Evonne Levy from "Reading Wölfflin's Principles: Toronto Stories.

Evonne Levy, professor and art historian in the Department of Visual Studies at the University of Toronto Mississauga, will deliver this year's Desmond Morton Research Excellence Lecture.

The lecture takes place Wednesday, January 30 from 3 to 5 pm in the UTM Room (DV-3140), in the Davis Building on the U of T Mississauga campus.

U of T to host university leaders for major international academic summit

25 Jan 2019 - 9:38am
UTM sign during snowfall

The University of Toronto will welcome university representatives from top institutions around the world for a major academic summit in the fall of 2020.

The Times Higher Education World Academic Summit brings together leaders in higher education to discuss topics such as fostering a culture of innovation and building partnerships with government and industry to support high-impact research. 

UTM's Jiaying Gu wins Polanyi Prize in economic science

22 Jan 2019 - 10:17am
Jiaying Gu

U of T Mississauga’s Jiaying Gu has been awarded the 2018 Polanyi Prize in Economic Science. The assistant professor of economics who specializes in applied econometrics was recognized for her development of new statistical methods to measure differences in individual behaviour, such as teacher performance and consumer decision-making.

U of T to ensure student access despite changes to OSAP, tuition framework

17 Jan 2019 - 3:31pm
Photograph of students walking through a snowy campus

The University of Toronto is committed to maintaining its standing among the world’s top academic and research institutions – and ensuring access for all qualified students – despite the Ontario government’s cuts to post-secondary education funding.

President Meric Gertler said U of T is studying the government’s plan, announced today, to roll back recent changes to the Ontario Student Assistance Program, or OSAP, alongside a cut in the tuition fees paid by students across the province.

Evolution of the Textbook: Free open access digital resource a first for UTM

17 Jan 2019 - 10:48am
Photograph of a blue jay in flight

Biology students at U of T Mississauga will use an all-new resource into their courses this semester at a price point that suits every student budget. UTM’s first-ever open access digital textbook, Introductory Animal Physiology,launched in January 2019 as the primary text for 480 undergraduate students enrolled in the second-year biology course. Custom-tailored to the course, the textbook is available to students free of charge.

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