05.10.2015 in Current News

Weekend wrap: Women's soccer Lions stay undefeated with win over Gryphons

The York University Lions women’s soccer team continues to be the only undefeated team in the OUA West Division. On Sunday, they beat the University of Guelph Gryphons 2-0.

05.10.2015 in Current News

Tom Gunning to lead Ioan Davies Memorial Lecture

University of Chicago Professor Tom Gunning will deliver this year’s Ioan Davies Memorial Lecture. It happens on Oct. 8 and is free to attend.

05.10.2015 in Current News

Lusophone Coffee Hour presents speaker and friend of Jose Saramago

The Lusophone Coffee Hour will take place Oct. 8 at York, featuring guest speaker Miriam Rengel, a friend and researcher of Jose Saramago. The talk will be delivered in Portuguese, and is free to attend.

04.10.2015 in Current News

York filmmakers document Looking [at] China

Eight students from York University’s Department of Cinema & Media Arts enjoyed an extraordinary experiential learning opportunity this summer when they travelled to China as part of the Looking China project. Each student made a 10-minute documentary on the theme of “Individual, Family, Nation.” The documentaries will be screened Oct. 13 at York’s Keele campus.

04.10.2015 in Current News

Lions football welcomes running back Kayden Johnson

Kayden Johnson joins the York University Lions football team as running back. The 6-foot-3, 195-pound tailback comes to York U from the University of Saskatchewan Huskies.

04.10.2015 in Current News

York U students learn about creative entrepreneurship

York U students and grads participated in a Career Centre workshop on creative entrepreneurship. The session focused on launching a creative business online through Etsy, and offered a first-hand account from an Etsy seller.

04.10.2015 in Current News

Roundtable discussion to draw comparisons on indigenous peoples' history in North America

A new book by California State University Professor Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz will be the focus of a roundtable discussion at York University on Oct. 6. A panel of experts, along with the author, will explore the history of indigenous peoples in Canada and the United States.

03.10.2015 in Current News

Group from Lassonde experiences the 'Start-up Nation' for themselves

A diverse group of students from the Lassonde School of Engineering at York University embarked on a voyage of entrepreneurial discovery to Israel this past summer. The undergraduate engineering and computer science students, along with one student from the Schulich School of Business, undertook an intensive program at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa.

30.09.2015 in Current News

Global Labour Speaker Series continues with book launch, discussion

The Global Labour Research Centre continues its annual speaker series with a book launch and discussion on Oct. 8. The event features Professors Stephanie Ross (York University) and Larry Savage (Brock University), authors of “Building a Better World: An Introduction to the Canadian Labour Movement, 3rd Edition.”

30.09.2015 in Current News

Avie Bennett Historica Lecture reflects on 'nation maker' Sir John A. Macdonald

Richard J. Gwyn, award-winning author and journalist, will present his talk on Canada’s first prime minister during the annual Avie Bennett Historica Canada Public Lecture in Canadian History on Oct. 1. Gwyn was invited to speak to mark the 200th anniversary of John A. Macdonad’s birth.

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