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.
York U partners with government of Ontario on a project aimed at enhancing data-informed decision making
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.
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.
The final session of the Centre for Human Rights’ Antiracism Talkshop Series will run on Nov. 24. It explores the topic of employment equity.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The final lecture in the Diana Massiah series will take place Nov. 19. It features guest lecturer Dionne Brand, a renowned writer and documentarian.
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.