U of T Mississauga student among Top 20 Under 20

2 Jun 2011 - 1:43pm

When Ben Kim arrived in Canada from Korea in 2001, he barely spoke any English, but he didn't let that stop him. The young musician let his cello do the talking for him until he learned the language.

Today, that love of music has earned him the honour of being one of Youth in Motion's Top 20 Under 20, an award celebrating youth who have demonstrated a significant level innovation, leadership and achievement.

Province announces funding for Mississauga hospital partners in U of T's academy of medicine

26 May 2011 - 1:28pm

The provincial government has announced capital funding to renovate Credit Valley Hospital (CVH) and Trillium Health Centre to ensure medical students learn in state-of-the-art health care facilities.

Mississauga-Erindale MPP Harinder Takhar, minister of government services, announced the funding May 25 at CVH for construction of learning and office space at both hospital sites. Both CVH and Trillium are partners in U of T's newest medical academy, the Mississauga Academy of Medicine.

U of T Mississauga graduands prepare for June 6 ceremonies

24 May 2011 - 4:20pm

The ranks of University of Toronto Mississauga alumni will swell to 40,000 following three convocation ceremonies at U of T's Convocation Hall in June.

About 1,500 U of T Mississauga graduates will join an illustrious community of alumni that includes astronaut Roberta Bondar, Little Mosque on the Prairie actor Zaib Shaikh and CTV reporter Karlene Nation. A majority of graduates will attend the June 6 ceremonies which take place in historic Convocation Hall, built in 1907 with funds from alumni and friends of the university.

U of T Mississauga Golf Classic attracts largest turn-out ever

24 May 2011 - 3:16pm

Despite the overcast day and a few tentative sprinkles, enthusiasm and high spirits ruled the greens at the annual U of T Mississauga Golf Classic on Thursday, May 12 at Lionhead Golf & Country Club in Brampton.

Over 100 golfers - alumni, faculty, staff and community supporters - took to the links to putt, drive and slice their way to the largest and best-attended golf tournament in the campus' history.

Lizard fossil provides missing link in debate over snake origins

18 May 2011 - 2:14pm

Until a recent discovery, theories about the origins and evolutionary relationships of snakes barely had a leg to stand on.