Few people ever get an opportunity to live their dream, but that’s just what a group of York University film graduates are experiencing with the launch of a new web series, YEAR, set for Jan. 28 at the MOD Club in downtown Toronto.
Students and faculty members from York University and abroad gathered at Osgoode Hall Law School’s Professional Development Centre at Yonge-Dundas Square recently to discuss the possibility of creating interprovincial energy agreements, particularly between Quebec and Ontario.
The York University Lions men’s track and field team won the McGill Team Challenge by two points over the University of Guelph Gryphons in Montreal this past weekend, while the women finished in sixth place.
The Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver placed second and York University’s Schulich School of Business placed third Jan. 23 in Davos, Switzerland, during the World Economic Forum annual conference.
Submissions are invited for phase two of the Academic Innovation Fund, which will provide $1.5 million in funding for projects advancing the University’s priorities in eLearning, experiential education and enhancing the first-year experience. Project submissions are due Feb. 6.
The poster gallery viewing, where researchers will be available to answer questions about their work, will be held in the CIBC Marketplace at Schulich, from 1 to 2pm, on Wednesday, Jan. 28. A panel discussion on Research Frontiers at Schulich: Past, Present and Future will follow opening remarks from Dirk Matten, associate dean, research, and Hewlett-Packard Chair in Corporate Social Responsibility.
Researchers at York University have been awarded more than $6.3 million from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). Forty York researchers received more than $6.3 million to fund their research projects through SSHRC’s Insight Grants and Insight Development Grants programs.
York English Professor Allan Weiss has gathered together some of the best papers from eight years of the Academic Conference on Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy into a new collection, The Canadian Fantastic in Focus: New Perspectives, which will launch Feb. 4 at York.
Five winners of the Glendon Students Visual Arts Competition have been chosen out of 29 students exhibiting 50 original works at the Glendon Gallery of York University. The works are on exhibition at the gallery until Jan. 30.
The awards are intended to raise awareness of the important work that sustainability champions are doing at York University, to provide much-deserved recognition of their work and to encourage others to get involved in sustainability initiatives on the University’s campuses. Nominations will be accepted until Friday, Feb. 20.