Mr. Canzona, who died Dec. 28 following a long battle with cancer, was active in supporting the students in the Faculty of Science and the Mars Rover Team. He was very proud of the team’s first place finish in the Canadian Innovation National Robotics Competition in 2012 and the team’s accomplishment in winning the International Rover Challenge twice.
The synopsis of the 610th meeting of the Senate of York University, held on Jan. 22, is now available.
Poet, novelist, philosopher and York English Professor B.W. Powe will deliver the next Canada Speaks lecture on “Marshall McLuhan, Northrop Frye and Pierre Trudeau: A Visionary Tradition in Canada” on Thursday, Feb. 5 at 010 Vanier College.
Nostalgia for one’s homeland, and memories, good, bad or ambivalent, are often overlooked when thinking about the global, geopolitical impacts of migration.The title of the next event in the Migration Matters panel series “Migration, Memory and Nostalgia” taking place Jan. 29, explores these issues from a variety of disciplinary, artistic and conceptual perspectives.
York University students hosted a memorial on Jan. 11 at Dynamacs, McLaughlin College’s gym, to commemorate York staffer Angelo Trolio, a night shift maintenance plumber and much loved member of the community. Mr. Trolio died suddenly last June.
York’s Department of Political Science is offering a summer course on the politics of youth and old age in South Korea, part of which will take place in Seoul. The deadline to enrol is Friday, Feb. 6, by 4pm. Check out York International for more study abroad opportunities.
Few people ever get an opportunity to live their dream, but that’s just what a group of York University film graduates are experiencing with the launch of a new web series, YEAR, set for Jan. 28 at the MOD Club in downtown Toronto.
Students and faculty members from York University and abroad gathered at Osgoode Hall Law School’s Professional Development Centre at Yonge-Dundas Square recently to discuss the possibility of creating interprovincial energy agreements, particularly between Quebec and Ontario.
The York University Lions men’s track and field team won the McGill Team Challenge by two points over the University of Guelph Gryphons in Montreal this past weekend, while the women finished in sixth place.
The Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver placed second and York University’s Schulich School of Business placed third Jan. 23 in Davos, Switzerland, during the World Economic Forum annual conference.