04.05.2016 in Current News

Role-playing alien game to promote deep learning in new course, says York U instructor

A York U instructor has developed a critical thinking course that utilizes role-playing video games. Cael Cohen’s course, Reasoning about Morality and Values: Critical Thinking Skills for Everyday Life, begins May 9.

04.05.2016 in Current News

Senate synopsis is now available

The synopsis of the 625th meeting of the Senate of York University, held on April 28, is now available and can be viewed on the Senate of York University webpage.

04.05.2016 in Current News

Political Science and Social Science Professor Judith Hellman appointed CALACS Fellow

CERLAC Fellow Judy Adler Hellman is the recipient of the CALACS (Canadian Association for Latin America and Caribbean Studies) 2016 Distinguished Fellow Award.

04.05.2016 in Current News

Six graduate researchers honoured with thesis prize

The Thesis & Dissertation Prizes distributed by the Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) recently honoured six graduate students for their research contributions in their respective fields.

03.05.2016 in Current News

Justice Design Project returns, early bird registrations happening now

The Justice Design Project returns for a second year to offer a week-long workshop for postsecondary students interested in learning about the legal profession. Early bird registrations are happening now until June 30.

03.05.2016 in Current News

Doug Wright Spotlight Award nomination for York graduate student

Sabrina Scott’s comic “Witchbody” is among the nominees for a prestigious Canadan comics award. Scott made the comic as part of her MES, which she defended in August 2015.

02.05.2016 in Current News

Correction: Emergency Preparedness event takes place Wednesday, May 4 in Vari Hall

This week is Canada’s Emergency Preparedness Week and the Office of Emergency Preparedness, part of the Department of Community Safety at York University, is hosting a special information event in the Vari Hall Rotunda on Wednesday, May 4.

02.05.2016 in Current News

York students win it all at the Toronto Korean Speech Contest 2016

The annual Toronto Korean Speech Contest was held at the University of Toronto on March 26. Four York U students took home awards, including a first, second and third place in the beginner’s category and a second place in the intermediate category.

02.05.2016 in Current News

York Lanes construction will see temporary closure of Colonnade doors

Construction activities starting May 2 will require the closure of Colonnade access doors from The Common. The doors from the Common to the Colonnade on the west end of York Lanes will be blocked by construction fencing.

02.05.2016 in Current News

York professor receives CAIMS-Fields Industrial Mathematics Prize

Huaxiong Huang, professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Faculty of Science, is the recipient of the Industrial Mathematics Prize from the Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematics Society and Fields Institute, in recognition of his exceptional research.

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