03.08.2015 in Current News

York U celebrates historic moment in space exploration at Plutopalooza

Two York U students organized Plutopalooza to celebrate an historic moment in space exploration. Close to 100 people from all over Toronto attended to watch as NASA spacecraft New Horizons arrived at the Pluto system.

03.08.2015 in Current News

Photography by York graduate student featured in AGO exhibit

York University masters student Anique Jordan has a series of photographs on display at the Art Gallery of Ontario as part of the “Scratch and Mix” exhibit. Jordan’s photographs explore the theme of women as heroes during the War of 1812.

03.08.2015 in Current News

York U students, staff and faculty can save big on Rogers Cup tickets

York University Faculty, staff and students receive savings on Rogers Cup Toronto tennis tickets, including up to 25 per cent off platinum and gold seating, and 15 per cent on silver and bronze seating. The special offer is applicable to all matches Aug. 10 to 15.

29.07.2015 in Current News

AMPD students go global with new travel assistantship program

York University’s School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design is actively helping its students access study and career development opportunities beyond its borders. The school recently established a new program to help AMPD students advance their training, widen their cultural horizons and extend their professional networks through travel and work.

29.07.2015 in Current News

York U students journey to South Africa, publish children's book

A team of 15 York U students spent a month in a rural South African community working with children. The outcome of the journey is a published children’s book that supports the literacy and education of young learners in Tshakhuma, Limpopo.

29.07.2015 in Current News

York U student dances at Toronto 2015 Pam Am opening ceremonies

York U student Nicole Taylor wasn’t in class during the opening ceremonies of the 2015 Toronto Pan Am Games, she was on stage performing with Dance Caribe in the July 10 event at the Rogers Centre.

27.07.2015 in Current News

York U students, staff and faculty can save big on Rogers Cup tickets

York University Faculty, staff and students receive savings on Rogers Cup Toronto tennis tickets, including up to 25 per cent off platinum and gold seating, and 15 per cent on silver and bronze seating. The special offer is applicable to all matches Aug. 10 to 15.

27.07.2015 in Current News

York prof takes the lead on renewable energy proving that the future is now

Faculty of Environmental Studies Professor Jose Etcheverry is helping Oxford County realize its ambitious commitment that will see the region rely 100 per cent on renewable energy by the year 2025.

23.07.2015 in Current News

Free stuff: Students in undergraduate residences divert 2,000 kilos of 'stuff' from landfill

The Freestuff Program at York University saw students donate their unwanted clothes, books and household items for others to take. The program has been working to reduce the waste generated during residence move out by encouraging students to swap unwanted items or donate them to charity.

22.07.2015 in Current News

York math professor receives 2015 Early Career Award in Applied Mathematics

York University mathematics Professor and Research Chair Jane Heffernan was presented with the Early Career Research Award by the Canadian Applied & Industrial Mathematics Society and the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences in Waterloo, Ont. The award recognizes Heffernan’s contributions to applied mathematics, specifically in the field of disease modelling.

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