Krull honoured with Paul W. Fox Award

6 May 2011 - 2:37pm

The University of Toronto Mississauga Alumni Association will award the Paul W. Fox Award to Professor Ulli Krull, vice-principal, research.

The award, which recognizes distinguished voluntary service and promotion of U of T Mississauga to the community, will be presented on May 18.

Professor named to U of T Teaching Academy

27 Apr 2011 - 10:58am

Professor Michael Lettieri of the Department of Language Studies will be inducted into U of T's Teaching Academy this spring.

Weightlifting team triumphs at provincial competition

21 Apr 2011 - 1:52pm

University of Toronto Mississauga's weightlifting team recently earned the top post-secondary team honour - the Craig Williamson Memorial Award - at the Ontario Scholastics competition in North Bay on April 2, 2011.

Student athletes Jae Yun, Mathew Morgan, Rex Liu, Brett Payne, Fahim Rahman and Richard Gonsalves represented U of T Mississauga, bringing home one gold, two silver and a bronze.

Chancellor celebrates U of T student art

19 Apr 2011 - 10:50am

Is it a gallery space or an office? Both, Chancellor David Peterson might say of his office at Simcoe Hall.

For the fifth year, Peterson and his wife, Shelley, welcomed an excited crowd to their annual student art exhibition held at Simcoe Hall April 14.

A mainstay on the university's events calendar, the Chancellor's exhibition is an opportunity for art students from all three campuses to display their work in his office for a full year. 

It's the best art gallery in Toronto for the next year, said Peterson.

Reptilian root canal: U of T Mississauga study reveals infection in jaw of ancient fossil

18 Apr 2011 - 10:16am

A reptile that lived 275 million years ago in what is now Oklahoma is giving paleontologists a glimpse of the oldest known toothache.

Led by Professor Robert Reisz, the chair of the Department of Biology at the University of Toronto Mississauga, scientists found evidence of bone damage due to oral infection in Paleozoic reptiles as they adapted to living on land. Their findings, published online in the journal Naturwissenschaften - The Nature of Science, predate the previous record for oral and dental disease in a terrestrial vertebrate by nearly 200 million years.