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What's for Dinner? New study reveals how low-income diners choose what's on their plate

27 Oct 2017 - 12:44pm
Shyon Baumann and Josée Johnston

A study from U of T Mississauga is shedding new light on the complex relationship between food, culture and poverty.

UTM prof explores culture, identity and discrimination of Iranian-Americans in new book

26 Oct 2017 - 9:12am
Neda Maghbouleh

When President Donald Trump introduced an executive order barring people from six majority-Muslim countries from entering the U.S., it was further confirmation for Neda Maghbouleh of what she learned from years spent researching her latest book The Limits of Whiteness: Iranian Americans and the Everyday Politics of Race.

U of T is best in Canada, 20th in world: U.S. News & World Report

25 Oct 2017 - 10:00am
Four students by bench

A top-notch reputation for research and prolific academic output has propelled the University of Toronto into the top 20 of global universities, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report ranking.

UTM Celebrates 50 Years at Gala

25 Oct 2017 - 9:01am
Ulrich Krull speaks at podium during 50th gala

Almost 200 elegantly dressed guests celebrated UTM’s 50th anniversary in style at a black tie gala Oct. 20 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Toronto.

The evening, marking “the illustrious history of campus from its humble beginnings in 1967 to current day,” included a peek through the lens of incoming Vice-President & Principal Ulrich Krull, at a very promising future, said alumnus Nick Kuryluk, master of ceremonies.

Facebook flow

24 Oct 2017 - 10:18am
Professor Tero Karppi

While most regard social media platforms like Facebook as a way to connect with others, Professor Tero Karppi from UTM’s Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology, is mostly interested in examining disconnection in relation to social media users.

“The idea is to look at social media when it breaks. What are the limits of connectivity? What are the situations when social media sites want to get rid of users?” asks Karppi, a new media expert who has had Facebook specifically at the fore of his research since 2010.

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