Beginning next month, students and faculty will have an opportunity to provide feedback on implementing a Globally Networked Learning environment at York University.
Volunteers are needed to help plant up to 100 local trees, including red maple, sugar maple, white pine and white cedar. The Arbour Day event will take place on the north side of the York Arboretum.
The York University Lions women’s volleyball team embarks on a new era as new head coach John May puts focus on returning the squad to the upper echelons of the Ontario University Athletics (OUA).
Lusophone Coffee Hour will present guest speaker Maria Joao Lopo de Carvalho on Oct. 26 on the topic of “Portuguese Female Heroines: An Overview”.
Joel Ong has joined the Department of Computational Arts as assistant professor of Information Design & Data Visualization. Randolph Peters has been appointed an assistant professor of Composition & Sound Design for Cinema, Games and Motion Media in the Department of Music.
On Saturday, Oct. 15, the Lassonde School of Engineering hosted GoEngGirl, an annual event for girls in Grades 7 to 10 that takes place across Ontario. As part of the event, female engineers shared their personal stories about breaking into the engineering field and other details about their careers.
Biology Professor Jean-Paul Paluzzi in the Faculty of Science has received the 2016 Petro-Canada Young Innovator Award, which is presented to outstanding early-career faculty members. Paluzzi’s research is focused on blood-feeding insects in order to understand the role of peptide hormones in the control of feeding, digestion, growth, development, and hydromineral balance.
Homelessness in Canada remains at crisis levels, but for the first time in more than 25 years, there is hope, according to the State of Homelessness in Canada 2016 report released last week in Ottawa by the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness and the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness.
The McLaughlin College Lunch Talk series will continue on Oct. 25 with a presentation by Jennifer Brant who will highlight and discuss current challenges facing Indigenous women and children.
Titled “Public Health Challenges for Modelling and Infectious Diseases: From Communities of Practice to Communities of Health,” the workshop, which took place Oct. 3 and 4 at York University, brought together a growing community of Canadian researchers who are using mathematical modelling to study public and global health problems.