Volodymyr (Vlad) Nedoshytko’s dream was to come to Canada from his native Ukraine and to attend university. He was living that dream as a York University student heading into his fourth year when he died suddenly on Sunday, July 20. He was a hard-working, dedicated and outgoing student.
University Sport and Recreation announced Wednesday that Chris Field has been named the head coach of the Lions tennis program. Field comes to York with a wealth of coaching and playing experience.
After a successful run at last year’s Hamilton Fringe Festival, winning Best of Venue for the Theatre Aquarius Studio, York’s student-run Little Black Afro is back with another innovative piece this year — Carbon Copies — running July 25 to 27.
Rethinking Women’s and Gender Studies Transnationally: A Caribbean-Canadian Dialogue will bring together a large network of Caribbean and feminist scholars, educators and activists at York University, from July 23 to 25.
The appointment as interim university librarian took effect July 1. Davidson has served as associate university librarian for collections at York University Libraries since 2004.
The play, Victims of Influence, inspired by Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and featuring the talents of York students, will premiere at the Edinburgh Fringe Aug. 2
York students Alexander Millington, Michael McGlennon and Giovanna Galuppo won first-, second- and third-place prizes in the competition, and a summer reader won $100 as part of one of the winning art installations.
York University MEd student Abshir Hassan was a passionate teacher who wanted to make a difference in his community and in the lives of the children who lived there. He died tragically on July 8 at the age of 31.
Digital media grad Ahmad Aseeri has been named as the 2014 recipient of the Bergeron Medal of Distinction. Aseeri, who hails from Saudi Arabia, is an international student who has excelled academically and is an entrepreneur.
Vice-President Academic and Provost Rhonda Lenton and Vice-President Finance and Administration Gary Brewer have issued a statement to the community about the Academic and Administrative Program Review, now at the end of the data collection phase.