03.02.2016 in Current News

Acclaimed Metis poet Gregory Scofield visits York and talks about Louis Riel

Canadian author Greogry Scofield visited York on Jan. 26 to read from his 2011 collection “Louis: The Heretic Poems,” which explores the private and public narratives of Metis leader Louis Riel.

02.02.2016 in Current News

Students from Jane-Finch high schools complete university courses at York U

This past December, 30 Advanced Credit Experience (ACE) program students from three high schools in the Jane-Finch community came to York University to celebrate the completion of the university courses they took in the fall semester.

02.02.2016 in Current News

Academic Innovation Fund: Reminder to submit your ideas by Feb. 12

Have you ever imagined a new way of teaching, or thought of an innovation that would enhance the classroom experience for York University students? If so, why not consider putting your ideas into action by developing a project submission for the second year of Phase II of York University’s Academic Innovation Fund.

02.02.2016 in Current News

Prof. Huaxiong Huang appointed to new role at the Fields Institute

York University mathematics and statistics Professor Huaxiong Huang has been appointed the Deputy Director of the Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences.

02.02.2016 in Current News

The York University Market returns to the Keele campus Feb. 11

Regenesis@York and York University Food Services will be re-launching their weekly farmers market YUM! on Feb. 11. YUM! will be held every Thursday afternoon from 11am to 4pm in the Technology Enhanced Learning Building on the south side of the Keele campus.

01.02.2016 in Current News

Panel discussion sparks conversation on supporting access in Faculties of education and the teaching profession

A panel discussion exploring how the Faculty of Education can support and mobilize the strengths of York students who identify as members of historically marginalized groups was well-attended by teacher candidates, graduate students and faculty members on Jan. 22. The event was titled “Conversations in Education: Supporting Access in Faculties of Education and the Teaching Profession.”

01.02.2016 in Current News

Passings: Rose hybridizer and honorary degree recipient Felicitas Svejda dies at age 95

York honorary degree recipient Felicitas Svejda of Ottawa, Ont., died peacefully at Ottawa General Hospital on Jan. 19 from complications arising from Alzheimer’s. She was 95 years old. York University awarded Svejda a degree of Doctor of Science honoris causa in 2000.

01.02.2016 in Current News

Weekend wrap: Men's hockey Lions score big win over No. 9 Western Mustangs

The York University Lions men’s hockey team picked up a big win as they defeated the Western University Mustangs by a score of 3-2 on Saturday in London, Ont. The team made a strong case for why they should be a Canadian Interuniversity Sport ranked squad.

01.02.2016 in Current News

Canadian Writers in Person series brings Colin McAdam, Feb. 9

The upcoming Canadian Writers in Person lecture will feature Colin McAdam on Feb. 9. McAdam will highlight his award-winning novel “A Beautiful Truth” during the event.

01.02.2016 in Current News

Senate synopsis is now available

The synopsis of the 622nd meeting of the Senate of York University, held on Jan. 28, is now available and can be viewed on the Senate of York University webpage.

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