26.06.2015 in Current News

New roles for Faculty of Science administrative leadership

Faculty of Science Dean Ray Jayawardhana announces new roles for Professors Sylvie Morin, Peter Cribb, Don Hastie, John Amanatides and Marshall McCall.

26.06.2015 in Current News

Regenesis joins organizations from across to work towards a healthy and equitable food system

Regenesis at York, a student association focused on sustainability, has joined forces with Community Food Centres Canada’s Good Food Organization Program, to work towards a healthy and equitable food system.

26.06.2015 in Current News

Glendon Professor Stanislav Kirschbaum awarded one of France's most prestigious honours

On Thursday, June, 25, the Consul General of France in Toronto promoted Glendon Professor Stanislav Kirschbaum to the rank of Officer in the Order of Academic Palms of the French Republic.

25.06.2015 in Current News

Popular history grad student and teaching assistant Ronnie Morris suffers two major strokes

Ronnie Morris, a PhD candidate in History and talented professional musician, suffered two major strokes as well as a double vertebral artery dissection. Morris is now home and working on his recovery. His family and friends are organizing a benefit concert and auction.

25.06.2015 in Current News

Synopsis of the 439th meeting of the Board of Governors of York University is now available

The synopsis of the 439th meeting of the Board of Governors of York University is now available. The meeting was held on June 22.

25.06.2015 in Current News

YFile moves to a summer schedule

YFile will take a brief break Monday, June 29 to Friday, July 3. Starting Monday, July 6, YFile will publish on Tuesdays and Thursdays each week, instead of daily. YFile returns to its regular publishing schedule on Tuesday, Sept. 8.

24.06.2015 in Current News

York University welcomes the Brazilian Pan Am Team to campus

Craig Okazaki, facility operations manager at the Tait Mackenzie Centre, says Brazil reached out to York U to find space to train prior to the games and has since sent a scout group to the University to check out the Keele campus and its facilities. The team arrives June 28 and will stay on campus for the duration of the games.

24.06.2015 in Current News

Students win academic prizes in Canadian Studies

Two students have won major academic prizes for their work in Canadian studies at York University. History student Jesse Thistle has won the Odessa Prize for 2014-2015 for his paper, “We are children of the river: Toronto’s Lost Metis History.” The Barbara Godard Prize for the Best Dissertation on the Study of Canada, was awarded to Ameil Joseph for his PhD dissertation “Authorities on the Subject: Deportation and the confluence of violence within forensic mental health and immigration systems.”

24.06.2015 in Current News

York University professors investigate issues surrounding proposed pipeline

The Trans Mountain Oil Pipeline runs 1,150 kilometres from around Edmonton, Alta. to Burnaby, B.C. Canadian environmental history Professor Sean Kheraj reported on the pipeline’s background from 1947 to 2013, including a study of past oil spills, while disaster and emergency management Professor David Etkin evaluated the Trans Mountain-Det Norske Veritas risk analysis of oil spills from tankers.

24.06.2015 in Current News

Summer science camps engage children and youth with fun, high-impact learning

SciX: Science Explorations Summer Camps run weekly from June 29 to Aug. 21. Registration is open and space is limited. Presented by York University’s Faculty of Science, the camps offer children in Grades 3 to 8 an opportunity to enrich their understanding of science through fun, hands-on activities that promote critical thinking, collaboration and inquiry-based learning.

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