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.
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.
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.
Two York U students were among the 11 students selected to shadow 11 of Canada’s top executives for a day. Charu Jaiswal was matched with Elyse Allan, president and CEO of GE Canada, and Brandon Sun shadowed Cineplex Entertainment CEO Ellis Jacob.
The Cambridge Handbook of Institutional Investment and Fiduciary Duty, a new book co-edited by York Professor Edward J. Waitzer, offers novel perspectives on dynamics that drive the current emphasis on short-term investment returns and analyzes the forces at work in markets around the world.
Alykhan Visram was selected by the Young Diplomats of Canada to represent the country as a young delegate. He met with the European and Dutch delegations to present and explain his interpretation of Canada’s stance on the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons.
A team of students from the Lassonde School of Engineering and the Faculty of Science at York University reached the semi-finals of the Mars Society’s Inspiration Mars Design Competition. York space engineering students Jagannath Kshtriya and Isaac DeSouza and science student Eric Shear developed a mission plan for a two-person flyby of Mars to be launched by 2018.
Calling all students. Do you want to have a say in York University’s sustainability and social justice policies? Then get involved by running to be a part of the President’s Sustainability Council Student Sub-Committee for the 2014/2015 academic year.
Stacey Sommerdyk, a postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of History at the University of the Witwatersrand, will discuss the cross-cultural exchange and the Dutch Middelburg Commercial Company on the Loango Coast on April 17 from 3:30 to 5pm.
Angel-Cabo’s winning research project studies the effects of a new governance approach to the enforcement of social and economic rights in the Global South. Angel-Cabo is conducting an empirical study of the outcomes of two landmark rulings of the Colombian Constitutional Court.