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24.11.2014 in Current News

Wayne Grady Reads from ‘Emancipation Day’

Emancipation Day blurs the lines between fiction and non-fiction. It began as an exploration of Grady’s family history, which led to some surprising discoveries, and eventually became his debut novel.

24.11.2014 in Current News

Experts stress importance of exercise in combating risks of obesity

The symposium, Obesity: A Global Perspective from Molecular and Integrative Physiology to Individual Health, brought experts from York University and France together to discuss issues that affect obesity from a global perspective using a multidisciplinary approach.

20.11.2014 in Current News

Passings: Memorial service details for Thyra Garcia

A memorial service for Thyra Garcia has been planned for Monday, Nov. 24 at 3pm at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 2125 Erin Centre Blvd., Mississauga, Ont.

20.11.2014 in Current News

Osgoode professor’s upcoming book casts light on the true nature of board diversity

New research by Professor Aaron Dhir of York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School offers compelling insights into the role law can play in addressing the lack of gender diversity in corporate boardrooms.

19.11.2014 in Current News

Chant for the United Way Toronto

As part of the Office of the Vice-President Finance and Administration’s United Way contribution, Rob Castle, the office’s senior executive officer, will be leading a recital of Gregorian Chant on Monday, Nov. 24 at 12:15pm in the Senate Chamber, N940 Ross Building.

19.11.2014 in Current News

Cinema & Media Studies graduate conference Imagines Crisis

Imagining Crisis, a graduate conference taking place at York University Nov. 21 to 23, will bring together academics, filmmakers and activists to explore critically imaginative approaches to pressing global issues.

19.11.2014 in Current News

Memorial concert celebrates gifted alumna’s passion for music

An event celebrating the life and passion of Sunnuz Sarah Taheri (BA ’05) will take place at Hugh’s Room in Toronto Nov. 26. York alumni Rita di Ghent and Ori Dagan will join other performers in a concert to raise funds for a scholarship in Taheri’s name.

18.11.2014 in Current News

Discover York Campus Visit & Tour Centre officially opens its doors

The new Discover York Campus Visit & Tour Centre on the first floor of the Bennett Centre for Student Services was officially opened by Vice-Provost Students Janet Morrison on Oct. 31.

18.11.2014 in Current News

York Cares campaign in support of United Way Toronto approaches halfway mark

After two weeks of campaigning, the 2014 York Cares campaign in support of the United Way Toronto is more than halfway to its fundraising goal of $200,000. As of Nov. 18, the campaign has reached 64 per cent of its total goal. With several events yet to take place and just under a week left, there’s still time to hit the mark.

18.11.2014 in Current News

York U’s Children’s Studies Program asks how are Canadian children doing?

On National Child Day and the 25th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), the Children’s Studies Program will host an information session asking how Canadian children are faring in relation to the rights contained in the UNCRC, from noon to 3pm in the Senior Common Room, 010 Vanier College.

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