02.09.2015 in Current News

Passings: Jeff Honsinger worked in the Office of the President

A familiar and friendly face at York University, Jeff Honsinger was a dedicated member of the staff working in the Office of the President. Mr. Honsinger died on Aug. 28 just two weeks shy of his 58th birthday after short battle with cancer.

02.09.2015 in Current News

Lillian Wright Maternal-Child Learning Institute returns with global angle

The Lillian Wright Maternal-Child Learning Institute returns for its third instalment on Oct. 1. This year’s conference will focus on topics related to maternal and child health and health care from a global perspective.

02.09.2015 in Current News

Passings: Sandra Kumau was a long-serving employee in the York University Bookstore

Sandra Kamau died suddenly and unexpectedly on Friday, Aug. 28 at the young age of 42. Ms. Kamau was known to many in the University community for her customer service role in the York University Bookstore.

31.08.2015 in Current News

York Lions fall to Laurier Golden Hawks in season opener

The York University Lions football team fell to the Wilfrid Laurier University Golden Hawks by a score of 38-21 in their season opener on Sunday afternoon at York Stadium. The Lions are back on the gridiron on Monday, Sept. 7, at 7pm against the Western Mustangs in London, Ont.

31.08.2015 in Current News

York U PhD student receives prestigious Nelson Mandela award distinction

York University PhD student Jordana Waxman was one of two inaugural doctoral recipients of a new distinction of the Canada Graduate Scholarship. Waxman will receive $105,000 over three years as part of the Canada Graduate Scholarship to Honour Nelson Mandela to continue her research in clinical development psychology.

31.08.2015 in Current News

Lions claim gold at beach volleyball nationals

Two York University Lions volleyball players captured gold medals in their divisions during national championships, Aug. 22 and 23. The tournament was held at Ashbridges Bay in Toronto.

27.08.2015 in Current News

Lassonde welcomes Schulich Leader this fall

Kyra McLellan will begin her first year studying space engineering at York U this fall. She comes to the University as a Schulich Leader Scholar, and is one of 25 students across Canada to receive the $80,000 award.

27.08.2015 in Current News

Got milk ... bags? Now there's a way to upcycle them on campus

Join the Centre for Student Community & Leadership Development when it launches its Milk Bag Mattress program on Sept. 1. The program is a new initiative to divert milk bags from the landfill, while at the same time helping those in need.

27.08.2015 in Current News

York U prof, alumna invited to collaborate on White House initiative

A York University professor and an alumna were invited to the White House to collaborate on a nationwide project in the U.S. that looks at encouraging girls of colour to participate in social and behavioural sciences. Psychology Professor Alexandra Rutherford and PhD graduate Cathy Faye were both at the Aug. 24 meeting in Washington, D.C.

27.08.2015 in Current News

York professor receives International Award for Cooperative Education

Business and Society Professor Darryl Reed received the annual award for Outstanding Contribution to Cooperative Education and Training for 2015 from the Association of Cooperative Educators at its annual meeting at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst on July 14.

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