The York University Lions football team hosts the Waterloo Warriors in the 2016 Ontario University Athletics season opener on Aug. 28. Kick-off is set for 1pm at Alumni Field.
York University Lions track and field athlete Brittany Crew finished in 18th place in the women’s shot put at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Applications are now being accepted for a faculty representative interested in volunteer service on the York University Advisory Committee on Responsible Investing. Expressions of interest are due by Sept. 15.
Fred Fletcher, professor emeritus, communication studies and political science in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies at York University has been awarded MacEwan University’s Medal of Excellence.
Professor Peter Constantinou of the School of Public Policy and Administration in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies was invited by the Legislature and the Legislative Library of the Government of the Northwest Territories to provide a public lecture on political acuity and leadership.
The conference featured students who are currently working on research projects with faculty from the Lassonde School of Engineering, the Faculty of Science, the Schulich School of Business and the Faculty of Health.
In a system-wide effort to reform its universities, the government of the People’s Republic of China turned to York University Professor Peter Constantinou for guidance. Constantinou is from the School of Public Policy and Administration in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies.
York University’s Faculty of Education hosted Success Beyond Limits during the summer. It is an innovative summer program that helps local youth earn their first high school credit.
York University’s Global Labour Speaker Series will feature a talk by feature Gregory Schwartz of the University of Bristol, who will discuss the relationship between Ukraine and the European Union. It takes place on Thursday, Aug. 18.
Finishing high school had once seemed insurmountable to Charlie Ireton, let alone attending university. Sadly, the York University student died on July 23 after sustaining injuries from a car accident.