Celebration was in the air at McLaughlin College as Professor Emeritus Ian Greene was feted at the School of Public Policy & Administration’s annual alumni, student and community recognition awards on Nov. 28.
Linda Amaniampong, a second-year student in the School of Kinesiology and Health Science in the Faculty of Health, died suddenly on Nov. 21. She was just 18 years old.
The students were at York University as part of Take Our Kids to Work Day, an annual event held each November that is organized by the Learning Partnership to encourage Grade Nine students to accompany their parents to work for a full day of learning.
The Schulich School of Business at York University has been named one of the “50 Most Beautiful Business Schools in the World” by TopManagmentDegrees.com. It was ranked 25th overall, just ahead of Queen’s School of Business.
Seongmin Lee, 26, fled North Korea in 2009 and resettled in South Korea in 2010. He is now in Ontario for several months as the first pioneer of the HanVoice Pioneers Project, which provides advocacy and leadership training to North Korean refugees.
York University students from the Faculty of Environmental Studies have digitally mapped contaminated areas or brownfields in the Jane and Finch neighbourhood and have identified potential concerns. They are hosting a student-community symposium about the issue Thursday, Dec. 5.
Individuals who were employed by York University in a part-time capacity between 1998 and 2012, and classified as YUSA Unit 2, may be eligible for a retroactive Pay Equity payment.
The next talk in the Sustainable Energy Initiative Seminar Series will feature Gord Miller, environmental commissioner of Ontario, discussing the newly released annual report, Serving the Public.The talk will take place Friday, Dec. 6.
During three events this fall, York University President Emeritus H Ian Macdonald was recognized for his contributions to the Ontario Public Service, hockey and as one of 10 alumni of distinction by the University of Toronto.
Winners of the York Cares United Way draw received their prizes yesterday, including the grand prize winner of the iPad Mini complete with black leather case.