If you are considering the gift of life through a blood donation, Canadian Blood Services will be on campus on June 10 from 11am to 4pm. The clinic will take place in Central Square.
Carole Piovesan, Kathleen Taylor, Paul Jebely, Frank Gomberg, Jason Madden and the late Daphne Intrator were recognized with the Dean’s Gold Key Awards for law school alumni.
Available now at yorku.ca/yorku, YorkU magazine’s Spring 2015 issue features: the NHL scouting combine’s trick question; student-athletes on what varsity sport means to them; the lasting impact of hosting the Pan Am/Parapan Am Games; Prof. Joe Baker on the merits of Malcolm Gladwell’s famous “10,000-hour” rule; and much more.
Former York University Lions women’s hockey player and York kinesiology grad Autumn Mills has been selected for the Canadian women’s baseball team. Mills and her teammates will compete at the 2015 Pan Am Games in Toronto this summer.
This year’s golf tournament will take place Monday, June 1, at the Highlands Golf Club in Bradford, Ont. Register now to avoid disappointment, as space is limited to 144 golfers.
During the recent Ontario Centres of Excellence Discovery conference, researchers from The Centre for Innovation in Information Visualization and Data-Driven Design (CIVDDD), a research hub for innovation and training in information and scientific visualization led by York University, received a surprise visit from Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne. The premier toured the CIVDDD booth and tried out several of the new technologies on display.
The Harriet Tubman Institute for the Research on Africa and its Diasporas offers a free summer program for youth from 14 to 18 years of age. Applications are due Friday, June 12.
Muscle Health Awareness Day highlights new discoveries in muscle adaptation, development, metabolism and disease
A distinguished group of researchers from Ontario universities and research institutions will be attending Muscle Health Awareness Day to present their work. This special research event will be held Friday, May 22, from 9am to 4:30pm, in the Rotunda and Lecture Hall A in Vari Hall, Keele campus.
As a result of elections at large, the following individuals have been nominated for membership on the Board of Governors: Dan O’Hara as the Graduate/Professional Student nominee and Amanda Wassermuhl as the Non-Academic Employee nominee.