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23.04.2014 in Current News

Some of the reasons why York U is a green U

Cold water bottle refilling stations, the President’s Sustainability Council, an eco-takeout pilot program and a commitment to LEED building standards are just a few of the reasons why York U was named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers project.

23.04.2014 in Current News

York University joins the Southern Ontario Smart Computing Innovation Platform

Earlier this month, York University joined the Southern Ontario Smart Computing Innovation Platform, a research consortium that enables collaborative R & D between university researchers, IBM and small to medium-sized enterprises.

22.04.2014 in Current News

Antares Publishing House of Spanish Culture celebrates International Book Day at Glendon April 23

Antares Publishing House of Spanish Culture is hosting a literary and cultural event in celebration of International Book Day on April 23 from 6 to 9pm in the Skyroom of Glendon College’s Centre of Excellence. All are welcome.

22.04.2014 in Current News

University welcomes 600 high-school students for mental-health conference

York University will partner with York Region District School Board Monday to host Descrambled, an event focusing on youth and mental health awareness.

22.04.2014 in Current News

Conference looks at age-old problem of piracy, kidnapping and ransom

Perspectives on Historical and Contemporary Ransoming Practices will take place from April 25 to 26 at York’s Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on the Global Migrations of African Peoples.

21.04.2014 in Current News

York U students join with high-school students to push for social justice in Jane-Finch

At the Tuesday event, students representing the eight projects undertaken this year as part of NOISE for Social Change will make short presentations about their social action projects and reflect on what they learned about social justice.

21.04.2014 in Current News

Winner and runners-up of Mental Health & Wellness contest announced

Kara Stone, a master’s student in the York and Ryerson Joint Graduate Program in Communication and Culture, won York’s Mental Health and Wellness contest for her series of photos of empty pill bottles filled with earth and the tiny new beginnings of plants.

17.04.2014 in Current News

A trashy affair, a big sweep? York University launches its 20-Minute Clean Up on April 25

On April 25, faculty, staff and students at York University will be volunteering their time to give the Keele and Glendon campuses a bit of “spit and polish” as part of the University’s annual 20-Minute Makeover.

17.04.2014 in Current News

From boomer life to zoomer life: Redesigning health care

Schulich MBA students will collaborate with Ontario College of Art and Design master’s students to pitch six ventures April 23, each competing as the best answer to health-care challenges facing aging Canadians.

17.04.2014 in Current News

Vignettes used as relevant focus group method, talk

International visiting student and PhD Candidate in nursing, Jaqueline Macedo of the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, will give her talk, “Using Vignettes as a Relevant Focus Group Method in School-Based Mental Health Research”, April 30.

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