Through an emphasis on educational development, the Teaching Commons’ activities have focused on assisting thousands of full- and part-time faculty, lecturers and teaching assistants by enhancing their teaching practice through workshops, courses and individual advising.
Held on Nov. 23, in downtown Toronto at the Royal Ontario Museum, close to 300 guests filled the museum’s elegantly decorated Currelly Gallery & Canada Court to celebrate the achievements of four noteworthy York University alumni.
York University’s main institutional Twitter and Facebook accounts will re-align in the new year. The changeover will take place on Jan. 3, 2018.
Researchers from York University’s Faculties of Science and Environmental Studies hosted their sixth “BeeCon,” otherwise known as Southern Ontario’s Bee Researchers Symposium. The event took place Nov. 24.
A celebration of tango and its place in Hispanic culture was marked by York University’s Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics on Nov. 28 with the screening of two short films.
Long-serving York University faculty member Professor Emeritus Donald L. Coles died on Nov. 29 with his family by his side. He taught humanities and creative writing at York for 30 years.
Graduate students, faculty and staff gathered at York University’s Faculty of Graduate Studies Scholars Reception on Dec. 5 to honour recipients of major internal and external research scholarships.
Filomena Petrilli, secretary for the accounting faculty at Schulich School of Business since 1995, died on Dec. 6 after a long battle with cancer. She was 60.
The Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies is seeking three tenured faculty members who can provide leadership and mentoring to the intellectual community of students, faculty and fellows at three of its colleges.
The next spray days on the Keele and Glendon campuses will begin on Friday, Dec. 15 at 5pm and end on Sunday, Dec. 17 at 5pm.