16.11.2015 in Current News

York U partners with government of Ontario on a project aimed at enhancing data-informed decision making

York is partnering with the provincial government on a project with the potential to transform educational programming and inform targeted approaches to addressing the needs of students. Donna Quan, director of education at the Toronto District School Board, has accepted the position of adjunct professor in the Faculty of Education at York University to lead the project.

16.11.2015 in Current News

Global Labour Speaker Series explores media reporting on labour issues

The Global Labour Speaker Series presents a panel discussion on media reporting on labour issues. The event features prominent figures in the media industry, and will run on Nov. 19.

16.11.2015 in Current News

Osgoode highlights research and collaboration success at celebration

Osgoode Hall Law School held a celebratory event on Nov. 12 to mark the success of research and collaboration efforts. It was also an opportunity to highlight some of the recent achievements of Osgoode faculty.

16.11.2015 in Current News

Antiracism Talkshop Series wraps up Nov. 24

The final session of the Centre for Human Rights’ Antiracism Talkshop Series will run on Nov. 24. It explores the topic of employment equity.

15.11.2015 in Current News

Two Killam Fellows with York University affiliations

A York University student is a 2015-16 Killam Fellow, and will travel to the University of Washington to study this year. The University will also host a visiting fellow, who comes from Maryland, U.S.

15.11.2015 in Current News

James Daschuk to speak at Melville-Nelles-Hoffmann Lecture in Environmental History

This year’s Melville-Nelles-Hoffman Lecture in Environmental History presents guest lecturer James Daschuk. The award-winning historian will explore how Canadians can integrate indigenous history into commemorative events for the 150th anniversary of our Confederation.

11.11.2015 in Current News

York Lions take on Cape Breton Capers in quarter-finals of CIS men's soccer, Thursday

The York U Lions men’s soccer team competes in the fourth quarter-final CIS championship game on Thursday at 7pm. They play at York Stadium against the Cape Breton University Capers.

11.11.2015 in Current News

Student club hosts conference to explore question 'Who is God?'

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Students’ Association presents a conference to explore the question “Who is God?” The Nov. 19 event is open to all York University students, staff and faculty.

11.11.2015 in Current News

Renowned writer, documentarian Dionne Brand to give final Diana Massiah Lecture

The final lecture in the Diana Massiah series will take place Nov. 19. It features guest lecturer Dionne Brand, a renowned writer and documentarian.

10.11.2015 in Current News

York psychology faculty member pens a poem for Remembrance Day

Frank Marchese, adjunct professor of psychology in the Faculty of Health, has written a poem in tribute to Canadian veterans. The poem, titled “November Day Remembrance” addresses the difficulties faced by veterans who return from serving in the Canadian Forces to civilian life.

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