Work begins Thursday, Dec. 5, on the assembly and installation of two tower cranes in the York University Station construction site. Delivery of the tower cranes will take place over four days: Dec. 5, 6, 11 and 12.
The annual President’s Creative Writing Awards is once again looking for submissions in four categories — poetry, short fiction, screenwriting and playwriting. The deadline for submissions is Jan. 6, 2014.
The York University Bookstore is offering holiday shoppers 25 per cent off fiction, sci-fi, mystery, math and fine arts books, as well as graphic novels, CDs, DVDs and select clothing.
The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women will take place Dec. 5, from 11:30am to 12:30pm, in 3009 Vari Hall.
A drilling rig will be delivered to the new engineering building construction site on Wednesday, Dec. 4 in preparation for work that will begin on Dec. 9. Arboretum Lane will remain open during the delivery, but due to the size of the truck involved and the manoeuvring to get the equipment into the site, traffic delays can be expected.
Sign up for 16 classes in Krav Maga, a practical self-defense system, or the ancient art and sport of Muay Thai at the Tait McKenzie Centre for January.
Road resurfacing, sidewalk and curb installation work related to the Pan Am Stadium construction will take place on the east arm of Thompson Road, between the Life Sciences Building and the new Pan Am Stadium, starting Monday, Dec. 2 at 7am.
Staff, faculty and students who require entry to buildings on the Keele campus during the holiday closure should contact York Security Services now.
Nominations recognizing colleagues, staff and members of the administration are currently being accepted, in paper and online, for each of the five award categories.
The York Boulevard transit bridge into the Harry W. Arthurs Common will be closed west of James Gillies Street from Nov. 27 to Dec. 30 to allow for maintenance of the bridge over the York University Station site. During the closure, TTC, GO Transit and York University buses will be temporarily diverted.