U of T Mississauga

Rebecca Wittmann, UTM’s chair of Historical Studies, poses for a portrait at Emmanuel College Library on the University of Toronto Campus in Toronto on Friday January 25, 2019.

Confronting the Past

My father demanded an explanation from his mother about what she did during the Holocaust. Like many Germans of his generation, he never got it

Illustration of a chart with a line graph in the shape of a smiling face and arms, and with a heart in the upper left corner.

Dark Data

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

Headshot of Kerry Sakamoto taken outdoors

Hope Floats

U of T alumna Kerri Sakamoto’s new novel explores racism, architecture – and how to “dream and dare”

Protesters at an alt-right rally in Berkeley, California

Antifa

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

Photo of Ishveer Malhi and Ken Luckhurst walking and conversing inside a UTM building.

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

Muhaddisah Batool sitting in a seat in an empty theatre

Taking Centre Stage

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

Outside view of the Institute for Management and Innovation at University of Toronto Mississauga

ICUBE UTM

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

Illustration of an eye (left), a closed hand (middle), a megaphone (right)

Woke

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

A man surveys the rubble in Guangzhou, China

Cities in Ruins

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

Black and white photo of the cast of Daffydil Night, class of 4T9

Those Things We Do

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

Artist rendering of newly redesigned U of T Mississauga's North Building

Northern Renaissance

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

Illustration of a billboard depicting a kidney bean with the text

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

Photo of Roy Ivor with falcon

Roy Ivor Hall

A U of T Mississauga residence is named after the Birdman of Mississauga

Photo of Nimesha Basnayaka

Tree Hugger

Geography grad creates a whole new way to see the UTM grounds

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

Open for Business

U of T launches the Banting & Best Centre, one of North America’s largest entrepreneurial hubs

Prof. Hugh Gunz at the Institute for Management and Innovation building site earlier this year

Cultivating Leaders

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

Illustration of a unicorn with dollar signs above its head.

The Business Unicorn

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

Illustration of DNA.

Visual Aide

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

Munk School of Global Affairs exterior view

Building Boom

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