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