Schulich student Ricky Tsang placed second in a competition that tests business acumen against competitors from around the world. He was competing against more than 300 student from 30 different countries.
York University will join the international community to celebrate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (Dec. 3) on Dec. 1 on campus with a workshop on mental health strategies.
In June 2016, after completing the Post-degree Certificate from the School of Continuing Studies, Jody Yap is pursuing additional certification through the School of Continuing Studies at York University, an experience she says is tremendously rewarding.
An international group of representatives of community-based organizations will come to York U Nov. 14 to 16 to discuss how interviews with more than 250 survivors of abduction for forced marriage are being used to advocate for justice and reparations.
Professor Connie Mayer in York U’s Faculty of Education has launched an international research initiative at the University of Manchester, England, to enhance literacy education for deaf children.
Emmanuelle Charpentier, the recipient of the 2016 Canada Gairdner International Award, will present a special lecture titled, “The Transformative Genome Engineering CRISPR-Cas9 Technology: Mechanism, Evolution & Applications” on Oct. 26, from 1:30 to 2:30pm in N940 Ross Building, Keele campus.
School of Administrative Studies connects top international scholars at Accounting & Finance Symposium
More than 50 accounting and finance professors and graduate students converged at the third Ontario Universities Accounting & Finance Symposium. The event, which took place Oct. 6 and 7 was co-hosted by the School of Administrative Studies.
The Re-imagining Refuge event is part of a Universities Canada speaker’s series called “Mindshare: Inspired thinking for real action.” The symposium will bring together professors, researchers, and students who are studying the issue of international refuge as a global challenge, along with government officials, community leaders and members of organizations working with refugees.
For the second year in a row, York is celebrating women’s achievements in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) with two informative events, on Oct. 17 and 27.
Eight York University faculty members are involved with an international conference that will bring together theorists, experimentalists and technologists from different disciplines to explore the past, present and future of the Toronto School of Communication.