The York University Bookstore is having a two-day Blockbuster Spring Sale on March 30 and 31, with 25 per cent off of gifts, clothing, stationery and general books, followed by an Easter egg hunt April 1 and 2. You could win prizes for finding eggs.
Karim Mekhail, Canada Research Chair in Spatial Genome Organization at the University of Toronto, will discuss “DNA on the Move for Repair: How and Why?” Monday, March 30, from 12:30 to 1:30pm, at 306 Lumbers Building.
Members of the York University community are united in our deep concern for Amina Lawal, an undergraduate student who has not been in touch with her family or friends since the evening of Friday, March 20.
Purple Day at York will take place on March 26 from 10am to 4pm in Central Square. The Student Association of Health Management, Policy and Informatics at York University, in partnership with Epilepsy Toronto, will be hosting an information day about epilepsy.
Professor Mohammad H. Fadel of the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law will deliver this year’s 2015 Jean-Gabriel Castel Lecture on International Law and International Organizations — “The Impact of Modern International Law on the Muslim Understandings of Islamic International Law” — Tuesday, March 31, at 7:30pm at A100 Centre of Excellence, Glendon campus.
York University undergraduates can sign up for their Google Apps account at any time prior to April 17. When they do, their Google Apps at York account will be created and the email content from the existing email account will be moved automatically on May 4.
If you are considering the gift of life through a blood donation, Canadian Blood Services will be on campus from March 23 to 26, from 11am to 4pm, and March 27, from 10:30am to 2pm. The clinic will take place in Central Square.
Melissa Grelo, co-host of CTV’s “The Social”; Adrian Capobianco, president of Proximity Canada; and Mary Garofalo, anchor and investigative reporter, will share their experiences working in media and marketing at York on Wednesday, March 25, from 5:30 to 7:30pm, in the Harry Crowe Room, 109 Atkinson Building.
Amy Bowring (BA ’94), Seika Boye (BFA ’99, MA ’06) and Anna Blewchamp (MFA ’92) will discuss their research into the negotiation of oral histories, paths of memory, embodiment and the shared experience in dance as part of the 2015 Selma Odom Lecture on March 24, from 3 to 5pm, at Dance Collection Danse, 149 Church St., Suite 301, Toronto.