Canadian author Greogry Scofield visited York on Jan. 26 to read from his 2011 collection “Louis: The Heretic Poems,” which explores the private and public narratives of Metis leader Louis Riel.
This past December, 30 Advanced Credit Experience (ACE) program students from three high schools in the Jane-Finch community came to York University to celebrate the completion of the university courses they took in the fall semester.
Have you ever imagined a new way of teaching, or thought of an innovation that would enhance the classroom experience for York University students? If so, why not consider putting your ideas into action by developing a project submission for the second year of Phase II of York University’s Academic Innovation Fund.
York University mathematics and statistics Professor Huaxiong Huang has been appointed the Deputy Director of the Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences.
Regenesis@York and York University Food Services will be re-launching their weekly farmers market YUM! on Feb. 11. YUM! will be held every Thursday afternoon from 11am to 4pm in the Technology Enhanced Learning Building on the south side of the Keele campus.
Panel discussion sparks conversation on supporting access in Faculties of education and the teaching profession
A panel discussion exploring how the Faculty of Education can support and mobilize the strengths of York students who identify as members of historically marginalized groups was well-attended by teacher candidates, graduate students and faculty members on Jan. 22. The event was titled “Conversations in Education: Supporting Access in Faculties of Education and the Teaching Profession.”
York honorary degree recipient Felicitas Svejda of Ottawa, Ont., died peacefully at Ottawa General Hospital on Jan. 19 from complications arising from Alzheimer’s. She was 95 years old. York University awarded Svejda a degree of Doctor of Science honoris causa in 2000.
The York University Lions men’s hockey team picked up a big win as they defeated the Western University Mustangs by a score of 3-2 on Saturday in London, Ont. The team made a strong case for why they should be a Canadian Interuniversity Sport ranked squad.
The upcoming Canadian Writers in Person lecture will feature Colin McAdam on Feb. 9. McAdam will highlight his award-winning novel “A Beautiful Truth” during the event.