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York U celebrates 10 years of Portuguese and Luso-Brazilian Studies

An international conference will bring researchers interested in lusophone studies to York University Oct. 26 to 28 to promote interdisciplinary dialogue on language studies, social sciences and humanities.

Weekend wrap: York men’s soccer caps undefeated regular season with 2-1 win over Western

The York University Lions men’s soccer team heads into the Ontario University Athletics playoffs with an undefeated record and seven-game winning streak after they beat the University of Western Mustangs 2-1 in London, Ont., at the Mustang Field.

President’s Sustainability Council launches seminar series

York University’s President’s Sustainability Council is launching a seminar series this month. The first speaker in the series will be Ahmed ElDyasti from the Lassonde School of Engineering, speaking about the future of wastewater treatment plants on Oct. 25.

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New book urges teachers to break beyond traditional interpretations of childhood

York University Associate Professor Lisa Farley has written a new book called “Childhood Beyond Pathology: A Psychoanalytic Study of Development and Diagnosis.” In the book, she describes how concepts from psychoanalysis can help shed light on questions in childhood development.

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VISTA celebrates 2018 graduate scholarships and postdoctoral fellowships

On Oct. 12, recipients of the VISTA graduate scholarships and postdoctoral fellowships were celebrated at a special event.

Chris Selley: Jennifer Keesmaat says she’s not a politician, but Toronto mayoral race has turned her into one

York University alumna Jennifer Keesmaat was profiled in the National Post Oct. 18.  Read

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The York University Magazine’s Fall 2018 issue is online now

Available now at, The York University Magazine’s Fall 2018 issue features graduate student Jesse Thistle’s journey from drug addiction to the upper echelons of academe, environmentalist Tzeporah Berman’s latest cause, newly minted Distinguished Research Professor Nantel Bergeron, postal worker turned Bay Street success story Nancy Sullivan and much more.

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York University celebrates Ada Lovelace Day with lecture and workshop

On Monday, Oct. 22 biology Professor Jeremy Kerr of the University of Ottawa will give a lecture titled “Waiting for Equity or Making it Happen: What’s the Difference?” at 12:30 p.m. in 107 Life Sciences Building.

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VPRI to host an open house Oct. 22 for the community

All are welcome to drop by, chat with staff and learn about the Office of the Vice-President Research and Innovation (VPRI), including what they do; what kinds of service they provide to help advance research, scholarship and creative activities; and how they share stories.

Author Kathleen Winter talks about linking history to the present

Kathleen Winter talks about the unique psychological aspects of her book “Lost in September” during her Canadian Writers in Person reading on Oct. 2 at York University.