Nature reserve to be named after biology professor

25 Jun 2010 - 11:19am

Professor James Fullard of U of T Mississauga's Department of Biology, who passed away in March 2010, is being honoured with his name on a nature reserve in eastern Ontario.

Convocation speakers inspire U of T Mississauga graduands

21 Jun 2010 - 1:59pm

About 1,000 students from the University of Toronto Mississauga graduated, degrees in hand, from U of T in early June in three separate convocation ceremonies.

Following are excerpts from the three convocation speakers:

Professor Abdallah Daar of public health sciences and of surgery, U of T; and the McLaughlin-Rotman Centre for Global Health, University Health Network and U of T, speaking to graduands receiving their Honours Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Science degrees:

Two new University Professors named

3 Jun 2010 - 11:13am

Two of U of T's top researchers -- a geologist and a biologist -- have been awarded the title University Professor, the highest academic honour the university accords its faculty.

The appointment of Professors Barbara Sherwood Lollar of geology in the Faculty of Arts and Science and Marla Sokolowski of biology at U of T Mississauga were approved by Academic Board at its June 2 meeting.

Mayor Hazel McCallion to receive honorary degree

2 Jun 2010 - 10:41am

The University of Toronto will honour Mayor Hazel McCallion, Mississauga's longest serving Mayor, on Monday, June 7, 2010 at 9:30 a.m. with an honorary doctor of laws in recognition of her remarkable contributions to public life.

Book learning at MBiotech

2 Jun 2010 - 9:08am

Magdalena Choruzy and Bahram Behnan Azad are both graduates of U of T Mississauga's MBiotech program, and have been able to explore many aspects of the business world through a scientific lens.

Now, they've had the unique experience of writing two chapters in a soon-to-be-released textbook.
Andrew Maxwell, a professor of technology entrepreneurship, approached the two students after speaking to the publishers of the book.