UTM mourns loss of dynamic professor

9 Mar 2018 - 11:01am
Lee Ann Fujii

Professor Lee Ann Fujii always signed her emails “LAF”.

“That was her,” says Professor Ed Schatz, chair of UTM’s Department of Political Science. “She always brought this big laugh that was impossible to miss.”

An inspiring and much-loved member of the UTM community, Fujii passed away suddenly on March 2, leaving a great sense of shock and loss across campus.

The Evolution of #MeToo

7 Mar 2018 - 3:40pm
Tarana Burke

On March 8, International Women's Day, UTM is celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Maeve Doyle, a UTM staff member and U of T alumna, takes this look at how society and academia have evolved for Canadian women over the decades.

Disrupting the disruptors

7 Mar 2018 - 1:53pm
Alessandro Delfanti

We’re all tapped into the platform economy – from using ridesharing apps to ordering food from an online delivery service – where we enjoy fast and efficient service for a reasonable price.

But it’s easy to take these services for granted without understanding what goes on behind the scenes.

Escape Artist: Ancient reptile Captorhinus could detach its tail to escape predator's grasp

6 Mar 2018 - 8:52am
reconstruction of Captorhinus

Imagine that you’re a voracious carnivore who sinks its teeth into the tail of a small reptile and anticipates a delicious lunch, when, in a flash, the reptile is gone and you are left holding a wiggling tail between your jaws.  

UTM's Krull, graduate student present at TEDxUofT

2 Mar 2018 - 3:25pm

U of T Mississauga vice-president and principal Ulrich Krull and graduate student Sasha Weiditch will join nine other speakers at the 7th annual TEDxUofT conference on Saturday, March 10, at Toronto’s St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E.

The event, titled Deconstruct, will bring together the U of T community for an exciting day of inspiring talks, performances and conversation. Other speakers include current U of T student and Youtuber Sabrina Cruz as well as U of T professor Dan Dolderman and U of T astrophysicist and musician Matt Russo.