Researching the impact of politics on land

Dr. Andrea Olive is the Chair of the Department of Political Science at UTM and an associate professor in the Department of Geography....

International Women’s Day: A brief history

Countries around the world celebrated International Women’s Day yesterday. The day is held on March 8 each year and is meant to celebrate...

Addressing epidemics through statistics

With statistics and numerical data being constantly televised during the current coronavirus outbreak, it may be difficult to determine which data is...

Why the Wet’suwet’en are protesting

On February 6, 2020, the RCMP entered Wet’suwet’en territory—without the Indigenous nation’s consent—to enforce construction of the Coastal GasLink Project, a pipeline for exporting...

The controversial facial recognition app

Imagine being able to find a stranger’s name, phone number, address, and occupation using just a photograph of the individual. This can be accomplished...

Reflections on the Power of Commitment

Last Wednesday, the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM)’s biology department organized an academic symposium honouring the academic contributions of Zeynab and Mohammad Asadi-Lari.

L.M. Montgomery’s drug addiction

L.M. Montgomery, the celebrated Canadian author of the classic children’s series Anne of Green Gables, was addicted to the drugs barbiturates and bromides....

Analyzing why individuals vandalize

A memorial sign to Emmet Till lies at the Emmet Till Interpretive Center Museum in Summer, Mississippi. Now riddled with bullet holes from...

The Stewart x Gilbert collaboration

Many young boys look forward to their first soccer game, to the annual summer canoeing trip, or to throwing a frisbee with friends...

Does mixed-use zoning increase affordability?

Dr. Tara Vinodrai, an associate professor of geography at UTM and a faculty member of the Innovation Policy Lab, received the best article award...

Developing resiliency through adversity

February 5, 2020 marked the first annual Resilience Through Adversity workshop organized by the Equity and Diversity Office at UTM as a Black History...

Black History Month: a brief overview

The month of February is recognized as Black History Month, a month to celebrate the many achievements of Black Canadians and to acknowledge...
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