The books authored by York Professor Patricia Keeney are “One Man Dancing,” based on the true experiences with Ugandan actor Charles Tumwisigye, and “Orpheus in our Time,” which is based on the Orphic Hymns, some of the oldest Greek poetry in existence, pre-dating even the Greek pantheon.
York University will host an international public panel on the politics of climate change on Nov. 13. The event will be held off campus, and it features Roger Cox as the keynote speaker.
The York University/Sheridan College Program in Design makes history once again, with recent graduate Joyce Dang (BDes ’15) bringing home the Adobe Design Achievement Awards prize for packaging. It is the fifth time in six years that a student from YSDN has captured top honours in this category.
On Sept. 29, York International is launching its Go Global campaign with a one day Go Global Fair in Vari Hall and Central Square. The fair is a one-stop source for students interested in taking part in a global learning program.
Lassonde School of Engineering was host to an international geomatics conference that explored the uses and implications of drones. The event, hosted in North America for the first time, ran Aug. 30 to Sept. 2 on campus.
Passings: Violinist Jacques Israelievitch enjoyed international career as a soloist, conductor and professor
Prof. Israelievitch had the distinction of being the longest-serving concertmaster of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Retiring in 2008 after 20 years, he joined the faculty of York University’s School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design, as professor of violin and viola. He inspired young musicians through master classes and school performances around the world.
Business and Society Professor Darryl Reed received the annual award for Outstanding Contribution to Cooperative Education and Training for 2015 from the Association of Cooperative Educators at its annual meeting at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst on July 14.
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education has named York University a silver award winner of its 2015 Circle of Excellence awards program. York was recognized for the Faculty of Science’s promotional video.
Osgoode Professional Development will use a substantial award from the Ministry of Citizenship, Immigration & International Trade to create an innovative online exam preparation course to help internationally trained lawyers who are Ontario newcomers to qualify to practise in the province.
Deadline approaching for submissions to 'Theoria and Praxis: International Journal of Interdisciplinary Thought'
‘Theoria and Praxis: International Journal of Interdisciplinary Thought’ contributors and authors are asked to explore the theoretical and practical problems of Marxism in the 20th century. Send submission and proposals to the journal by April 30.