On Sept. 17, York University and the Alzheimer Society of York Region announced a joint $2.26-million partnership to research Alzheimer’s and dementia care programs. Funded by the Carswell Family Foundation, the partnership will enable York University to establish the Helen Carswell Chair in Dementia Care; provide funding for graduate research fellowships for master’s and doctoral students at York University; and support a program of evaluation, research and knowledge dissemination that is led by the Chair in Dementia Care, working collaboratively with the Alzheimer Society of York Region.
In celebration of the work involved in sustaining a rich and inspiring space for teaching and learning about sustainable gardening practices, the York University community is invited to attend a special event at the Maloca Community Garden on Oct. 1.
A psychology professor at York University ran two separate studies – one with non-Black minority children in Canada and one with Malay and Chinese children in Southeast Asia – and found pro-white bias in both groups. It is important to understand why and how this is happening, especially since these unconscious preferences are also found in adulthood.