Osgoode Hall Law School honoured the lawyers with awards for their exceptional contributions to the legal profession and service to the community at the Dean’s Annual Alumni Reception on Wednesday, May 15.
What most people would call a nest box, York University doctoral candidate Scott MacIvor likes to call a bee condo. The nest box is just one of many MacIvor has placed around the city. He’s hitched them onto everything from trees in quiet ravines to stop signs downtown, as part of a four-year experiment on wild-bee diversity in Toronto that is now in its final year, reported Torontoist.
Who should control water? It is as essential for life as air, but also holds deep emotional, social, cultural and spiritual significance, says York’s Glendon College sociology Professor Joanna Robinson.
Tackling Ontario’s Challenges is a series of four public events that will explore how the province can improve the performance of its postsecondary institutions.
Mary Young, research associate at the York Centre for Asian Research, and Professor Susan Henders, YCAR faculty associate, have been awarded the 2012 Maureen Appel Molot Best Paper Prize by the Canadian Foreign Policy Journal.
Companies are increasingly recruiting MBA graduates on a global basis and a growing number of EMBA graduates are looking to their schools’ career services offices to help them find jobs. That’s why York’s Schulich School of Business has responded to these challenges by introducing a new model of career services for its Career Development Centre, with Rob Hines at the helm.
“The Liberals have won a solid majority government without anybody on the [south Island],” said York Professor Dennis Pilon in Victoria News. “Unless the Liberals figure they could gain back that support, there’s really not much incentive for them to work very hard to woo those voters.”
York Professor Joyce Zemans will receive an honorary doctorate from Concordia University during its Spring Convocation ceremonies in June for her invaluable work in art history and cultural policy in Canada and internationally.
Qendrim Hoti is capping his final year of studies as one of three recipients selected from more than 50 applicants for a Nikon Scholarship to attend the 2013 Toronto Magnum Workshop, a master class for professional and emerging photographers.
“It’s very common that entrepreneur-run companies grow so quickly that the founders can’t keep track of everything, no matter how many hours they’re working every day,” said Schulich School of Business professor Douglas Cumming in The Globe and Mail.