Professor Emeritus David Bell of York’s Faculty of Environmental Studies has won a 2014 Canadian Network for Environmental Education and Communication Award for his outstanding contributions in environmental public education, research, innovations and legislation. He received the award during a ceremony in Ottawa earlier this month.
Lesley Higgins and David Latham from Department of English head up a project to collect, preserve and explain 10 interdisciplinary volumes of Victorian classicist, art critic and fiction writer Walter Pater.
Bill Fletcher Jr. will deliver his talk, “What Kind of Labour Movement Do We Need?”, Sept. 24, from 11:30am to 2:30pm, in the Harry Crowe Room, 109 Atkinson College. Fletcher has been involved in the United States labour and racial justice movements for nearly 40 years.
The productions featured this year in the world’s leading public film festival include an impressive array of talent from York University’s Faculty of Fine Arts.
Amendments to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act were recently implemented, requiring international students in Canada (as study permit holders) to actively pursue academic studies at their designated learning institutions. York University must provide international student compliance reports to Citizenship and Immigration Canada.
A group of international high school counsellors from overseas schools in Ecuador, India, Mexico, Trinidad and Turkey visited York International on June 3.
A team of Lassonde School of Engineering students representing York University finished an impressive sixth out of 23 teams competing at the 2014 International University Mars Rover Challenge in the Utah desert.
The first three Canadian graduates of Schulich’s pioneering Certificate in Managing International Trade and Investment (CMITI) program, developed in partnership with Export Development Canada, will receive their CMITI certification at June convocation.
Melissa Humana-Paredes and her partner, Taylor Pischke, cracked the Top 10 at the FIVB tournament for the first time this past weekend at the Puerto Vallarta Open in Mexico.
York will play host to the Canadian Anthropology Society’s annual conference April 30 to May 3, welcoming anthropology scholars and researchers from around the world. Themed “Promising Uncertainties: Unsettling the Future of Anthropological Terrain,” the conference seeks to draw out a range of questions surrounding ethnography.