29.11.2016 in Top Stories

Schulich student places second at international competition

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.

28.11.2016 in Current News

York U marks International Day of Persons with Disabilities

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.

17.11.2016 in Current News

Student brings international experience to her continuing studies at York University

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.

13.11.2016 in Top Stories

International meeting at York University focuses on justice for victims of forced marriage in war

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.

25.10.2016 in Top Stories

Prof. Connie Mayer leads international research on advancing literacy for deaf children

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.

19.10.2016 in Top Stories

2016 Canada Gairdner International award winner to present lecture on specific genome editing

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.

17.10.2016 in Current News

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.

12.10.2016 in Top Stories

Rt. Hon. Adrienne Clarkson to open symposium on international refugees

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.

12.10.2016 in Current News

York University celebrates International Ada Lovelace Day

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.

05.10.2016 in Current News

York profs collaborate on international conference

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.

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