Renowned ethologist Jonathan Balcombe will be a guest at York University on Sept. 27 when he presents a talk on his new book “What a Fish Knows.” Balcombe is the director of animal sentience for the Humane Society Institute for Science & Policy.
The York University Lions women’s rugby team defeated the Trent University Excalibur on Saturday by a score of 45-25 for their second win of the season.
Two meditation programs will be offered on campus this fall, beginning Sept. 29, to help foster a mindful approach to dealing with stress and cultivating creative attentiveness.
York University creative writing Professor Michael Helm has been nominated for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize for his new novel “After James” (McClelland & Stewart). This is Helm’s third nomination for the prize.
From Oct. 23 to 28, 60 York students will have the experience of a lifetime when they attend the awarding-winning LeaderShape Institute at the Delta hotel in Guelph, Ontario. The deadline for applicants and for those interested in sponsoring a student is Friday, Sept. 30.
The York University Lions football team will go up against the No. 10 nationally ranked Carleton University Ravens this weekend during their annual Homecoming game at Alumni Field. Kickoff is set for 1pm on Saturday, Sept. 24.
A $5-million, five-year memorandum of understanding between the Schulich Executive Education Centre’s Asian Business Management Program and the Beijing Institute of Education will renew and expand education training programs to school teachers, administrators and principals in both Canada and China.
Two former congressmen will offer insight into the heated U.S. presidential election during the Sept. 26 McLaughlin College Lunch Talk. Former Republican U.S. representative Steven Kuykendall and former Democratic U.S. representative Martin Lancaster will speak during “Perspectives on the Upcoming U.S. Presidential Election.”
If you are a York U grad working on campus, you are invited to join other grads on Thursday, Sept. 29 from 8:30 to 10:30am in the Schulich Executive Dining Room for a Red & White Day Breakfast.
Osgoode Hall Law School welcomes Professor Palma Paciocco as its newest faculty member. Her teaching and research interests are in the areas of criminal law and theory, criminal procedure, evidence, sentencing, and professional ethics.