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Dark Data

The usefulness of “steps per day” and other information our devices help us track

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Ready Student One

English class gets an update with a new kind of “text”

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In Memoriam: Jack Canfield

A passionate Wittgenstein scholar, he also pursued a spiritual practice in the Zen tradition

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Antifa

An anti-fascist movement that started in 1930s Europe is making headlines again

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It Was 50 Years Ago Today

Ken Luckhurst first set foot at UTM at the height of the hippie era. Touring a transformed campus with a recent grad, he finds not everything has changed

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Taking Centre Stage

As the theatre world grapples with change, U of T Mississauga student Muhaddisah Batool prepares for the spotlight

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When Getting a Job Is Mission Impossible

Laws to end workplace discrimination against people with disabilities have mostly failed to boost employment. Sociologist David Pettinicchio wants to know why

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Paint Party

Frosh week fun at U of T Mississauga

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Purple Haze

U of T alumna Kate McGartland risked injury, and her dignity, for this twilight shot of iconic UC

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ICUBE UTM

The name of this U of T Mississauga business accelerator refers to three “i” words central to entrepreneurship

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How Do You Eat in Space?

UTM students design educational games about life on the International Space Station

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Woke

The term emerges from African-American vernacular as a call to action, says U of T prof Cassandra Lord

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Advancing Drugs to Fight Cancer and Other Diseases

A medical research centre at U of T Mississauga aims to speed up the development of new life-saving cancer drugs

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Forensic Accountants Fight Back Against Fraud

U of T Mississauga aims to create global champions in the battle against white-collar crime

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Overcoming Bias with Teaching

Shafique Virani spoke powerfully against Islamophobia at a recent TEDx Talk. The key to countering it, he says, is education

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Lowering Barriers to Higher Ed

Helping high school students apply to college and university leads to higher enrolment, study finds

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Black and Blue

How do we restore trust between minority communities and police?

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The Cavalcade

Finding calm amid the swirling storm at a festive City Hall

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An Historic Investment in Canadian Science and Innovation

$190 million will be spent upgrading U of T’s research labs

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The Inner Lives of Gang Members

Professor Randol Contreras spends time with the Maravilla in Los Angeles

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A Mystery Intruder at UTM?

A new mobile game helps orient first-year students to the Mississauga campus

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Investigating Media Bias

Visible minority political candidates get short shrift from newspapers, study finds

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Much Ado about William

What explains Shakespeare’s enduring appeal, 400 years after his death?

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Cities in Ruins

Prof. Tong Lam’s photographs depict urban decay in Asia, and the parallels between security and surveillance in east and west

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Spidey in the 6ix

The masked hero seems poised to catch Toronto in his web

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Those Things We Do

Relive some of the wonderful, and occasionally weird, traditions that happen only at U of T

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Letters to the Editor

Readers praise UTSC’s new principal, call for action to limit global warming, and question a campus car park

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Northern Renaissance

U of T Mississauga’s North Building will house humanities, social sciences and provide a “backdrop for campus life”

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Northern Exposure

A U of T prof aims to better understand the needs of cancer patients in Nunavut

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Pssst, Wanna Buy a Kidney?

Most people recoil at the thought of selling human organs. But supplying the right information can change attitudes, a U of T study finds

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New Centre to Fight Cancer

A U of T Mississauga team is tackling some of the most fatal forms of the disease

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Anatomy of an Illustrator

Artist Maria Torrence Wishart founded U of T’s 90-year-old medical illustration department, now a thriving master’s program

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Theatre Students in Spotlight at Shaw Festival

U of T Mississauga students pull back the curtain on the unique world of repertory theatre

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U of T’s World Wide Web

The university’s scholars are collaborating with partners in every region of the globe to answer questions that challenge us all

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Helping Students Boost Academic Skills

Donor Robert Gillespie knew from experience how tough it can be to study without help

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Before Science, There Was… Literature?

Not so long ago, theories about the natural world were often put forth in poems and plays

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The 10 Best Places at U of T to Steal a Kiss with Your Sweetheart

Woo your Valentine with a romantic vista or a secluded paradise… all without leaving campus!

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She Shoots! She Scores!

Mississauga students honour Hazel McCallion with musical tribute

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Cultivating Leaders

The Institute for Management and Innovation, a progressive school of management, launches at U of T Mississauga

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The Business Unicorn

Companies that attain a $1-billion market valuation before their 10th year are vanishingly rare

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Visual Aide

The biomedical communications program at U of T Mississauga helps students communicate complex ideas

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Arctic Sea Ice in Century-Long Decline

U of T scientist uses long-lived algae to track annual changes in northern climate back to 1300s

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Building Boom

Since 2005, a total of 37 major building projects have been completed or are now underway

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A Home for Innovators

New Innovation Complex will prepare next generation of entrepreneurs

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Sparks of Brilliance

Meet U of T’s next generation of scientists, thinkers and inventors

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Starving Cancer Cells

Many scientists work for years to find a cure for a single type of cancer – Patrick Gunning has his sights set on four

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Building a Virtual Jukebox

UTM entrepreneurs win $2,500 for their eJuked app

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A Single Leaf

Amarpreet Kaur showcases nature at U of T Mississauga

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A Snowy Occasion

Haseef Agha highlights the charms of U of T Mississauga

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Clash of the Britons

Was the War of 1812 actually a civil war?

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Playground

Xing Yuan Zeng relives childhood memories through pictures

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Unlimited Potential

U of T Mississauga campaign targets pressing societal challenges

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Popular Scientist

Eugenia Duodu wins award for her research into targeting cancerous cells, and for teaching kids science

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Distinctive Strength

Exciting, dynamic growth is happening at U of T’s east and west campuses

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An Apple for the Students

Autistic children develop better communications skills when using iPads, researcher finds

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Intellectual Hubs

New instructional centres are opening at U of T’s east and west campuses

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Realizing Our Potential

Growing evidence shows the importance of life’s early years

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Tomorrow’s Doctors

Medical students will doubly benefit from Terrence Donnelly’s new gift

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The Lives of Animals

Most animals raised for food in Canada live on industrial sites where they never go outdoors. Under our laws, this is perfectly legal, but is it ethical?

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Physicians in Training

Landmark donation brings medical academy to Mississauga

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Ready Student One

English class gets an update with a new kind of “text”

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Dark Data

The usefulness of “steps per day” and other information our devices help us track

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Building Boom

Since 2005, a total of 37 major building projects have been completed or are now underway

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A Single Leaf

Amarpreet Kaur showcases nature at U of T Mississauga

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What Makes Us Happy?

Science offers surprising new answers

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The Lives of Animals

Most animals raised for food in Canada live on industrial sites where they never go outdoors. Under our laws, this is perfectly legal, but is it ethical?

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Distinctive Strength

Exciting, dynamic growth is happening at U of T’s east and west campuses

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The Ideal Distance from Farm to Fork

Local food isn’t always environmentally the best, says geography prof Pierre Desrochers

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Sparks of Brilliance

Meet U of T’s next generation of scientists, thinkers and inventors

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The 10 Best Places at U of T to Steal a Kiss with Your Sweetheart

Woo your Valentine with a romantic vista or a secluded paradise… all without leaving campus!

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A Home for Innovators

New Innovation Complex will prepare next generation of entrepreneurs

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A Tale of Two Campuses

Suburban knock-offs no more, Mississauga and Scarborough are rapidly emerging as distinct institutions with their own unique approaches to teaching and research

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Earthly Pursuits

Sculptor Dora de Pédery-Hunt captures the likeness of Erindale’s principal

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The Rules of Attraction

Tinkering with pheromones turns fruit flies into indiscriminate lovers

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The Shapes of Bones

New technique using X-rays could help forensic scientists identify the dead

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Physicians in Training

Landmark donation brings medical academy to Mississauga

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Chew on This!

David Jenkins and Janet Polivy both explore the power of food. 
He probes its impact on the body, while she studies its connection to the mind

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Realizing Our Potential

Growing evidence shows the importance of life’s early years

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Class Structures: Erindale Hall, UTM

Bringing the outside in

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An Apple for the Students

Autistic children develop better communications skills when using iPads, researcher finds

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Clash of the Britons

Was the War of 1812 actually a civil war?

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Bridge Over Time

U of T Mississauga landmark is popular among newlyweds

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Starving Cancer Cells

Many scientists work for years to find a cure for a single type of cancer – Patrick Gunning has his sights set on four

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Words Speak for Themselves

Children find it difficult to interpret tone of voice

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Tomorrow’s Doctors

Medical students will doubly benefit from Terrence Donnelly’s new gift

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Meet the Neighbours at UTM

The people, businesses and organizations that make UTM great

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What You Eat Says about You

People who eat “good” foods are perceived as more trustworthy, study finds

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Boosting Medicine and Science at UTM and UTSC

A new academy of medicine in Mississauga and groundbreaking held for science building at UTSC

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Grand Openings

U of T opens two new buildings for students and researchers

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Cause Celeb

Do Hollywood stars change the public’s perception of issues?

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The Art of Stage Fighting

Daniel Levinson wants his students to fight like they mean it, but without getting hurt

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What, Me Worry?

Anxiety affects a person’s sense of life satisfaction less than depression, prof says

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Intellectual Hubs

New instructional centres are opening at U of T’s east and west campuses

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The Real CSI

Students in UTM’s forensic science program learn quickly that art does not always imitate life

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A Snowy Occasion

Haseef Agha highlights the charms of U of T Mississauga

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Cages of Contradiction

Women’s prisons fail to offer resources for those with addictions or in abusive relationships, study finds

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Dinosaur’s “Duck Bill” Not Linked to Sense of Smell

PhD student reconstructs the brain and nasal cavity of the lambeosaur

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U of T’s World Wide Web

The university’s scholars are collaborating with partners in every region of the globe to answer questions that challenge us all

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Getting Bigger All the Time

New facilities open at all three campuses

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Bringing Good Skills to Life

Academic Skills Centre at the University of Toronto at Mississauga receives gift from three community partners

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Speedy Little Old Fossil

Oldest known fossil of a two-footed, running creature

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Bringing Up Baby

Adult moms more affectionate toward infants, study finds

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The Artful Annie

Collaborative fine art program offered by UTM and Sheridan College

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Anatomy of an Illustrator

Artist Maria Torrence Wishart founded U of T’s 90-year-old medical illustration department, now a thriving master’s program

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Arctic Sea Ice in Century-Long Decline

U of T scientist uses long-lived algae to track annual changes in northern climate back to 1300s

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Popular Scientist

Eugenia Duodu wins award for her research into targeting cancerous cells, and for teaching kids science

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Architectural Awards for UTM

City of Mississauga 2000 Urban Design Award of Excellence

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Science Librarianship Established at UTM

AstraZeneca Canada provides $250,000 for reference librarian

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Playground

Xing Yuan Zeng relives childhood memories through pictures

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Treasure Box

Students learn forensics at one of Canada’s few maggot ranches

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Those Things We Do

Relive some of the wonderful, and occasionally weird, traditions that happen only at U of T

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Unlimited Potential

U of T Mississauga campaign targets pressing societal challenges

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Theatre Students in Spotlight at Shaw Festival

U of T Mississauga students pull back the curtain on the unique world of repertory theatre

recent post image

Visual Aide

The biomedical communications program at U of T Mississauga helps students communicate complex ideas

recent post image

Building a Virtual Jukebox

UTM entrepreneurs win $2,500 for their eJuked app

recent post image

Spidey in the 6ix

The masked hero seems poised to catch Toronto in his web

recent post image

The Business Unicorn

Companies that attain a $1-billion market valuation before their 10th year are vanishingly rare

recent post image

Helping Students Boost Academic Skills

Donor Robert Gillespie knew from experience how tough it can be to study without help

recent post image

New Centre to Fight Cancer

A U of T Mississauga team is tackling some of the most fatal forms of the disease

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Cities in Ruins

Prof. Tong Lam’s photographs depict urban decay in Asia, and the parallels between security and surveillance in east and west

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