UTM prof prizes chance to attend Nobel ceremony

30 Nov 2017 - 2:22pm
Joel Levine

Winter visitors to Sweden generally come to the chilly Nordic country for the hockey, the skiing – or, if you’re Professor Joel Levine, an invitation to attend a Nobel Prize ceremony.

16 Days of Activism: UTM events honour lives touched by gender-based violence

27 Nov 2017 - 11:38am
Pairs of women's shoes

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence” comes to the U of T Mississauga campus this week as part of a series of events to honour women and girls whose lives have been affected by or lost because of gender-based violence.

Conflict Management: UTM prof studies civil wars around the globe

24 Nov 2017 - 2:23pm
Noel Anderson

As a child, Noel Anderson remembers seeing armed British soldiers at roadside security checkpoints during childhood visits to his family in Ireland. Those images stuck with Anderson and inspired his future work as a political scientist. Now an assistant professor at U of T Mississauga, Anderson studies civil wars and the effect that powerful third-party states can have on civil conflicts around the globe.

UTM researchers awarded $1.4 million in federal funding

23 Nov 2017 - 2:30pm
Jessamyn Schertz

Professor Jessamyn Schertz is one of 16 University of Toronto Mississauga faculty members to receive a total of more than $1.4 million in grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).

Regardless if it is "tomato" or "to-mah-to", pronunciations are of particular interest for Schertz, who works in the Department of Language Studies.

Celebrating Excellence at UTM

22 Nov 2017 - 12:04pm
Recipients of the 2017 Excellence Awards stand together in the Faculty Club

U of T Mississauga recognized excellence in research, teaching and staff service at the the 2017 Excellence Awards reception, which took place in the Faculty Club on November 14.

Vice-President & Principal Ulrich Krull hosted the packed annual event which recognizes the outstanding work of UTM staff, faculty and teaching assistants. “Today we celebrate those people from our community who have done particularly well,” he said. “These individuals are the best among us, who are building our community and making it a better place.”