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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.