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17.11.2014 in Current News

Sports recap: Stathopulos nets hat trick in women’s hockey OT win over Voyageurs

Lisa Stathopulos led the York University Lions women’s hockey team to victory over the Laurentian University Voyageurs in overtime after coming from two goals behind on Sunday. Stathopulos bagged her third goal in the third minute of the overtime to complete her hat trick.

17.11.2014 in Current News

Talk examines how migrant workers are exploited in Canada

Packer Visiting Professor in Social Justice Fay Faraday will discuss the exploitation of migrant workers in her talk, titled Profiting from the Precarious: How Recruitment Practices Exploit Migrant Workers, on Wednesday, Nov. 19, from 11:30am to 1:30pm, at S802 Ross Building

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17.11.2014 in Current News

Planet in Focus and FES bring environment to forefront through films

Cinemas across Toronto recently featured films as part of the annual Planet in Focus Film Festival, which has strong ties with York U, especially with York’s Faculty of Environmental Studies and many of its alumni, including the festival’s founder.

13.11.2014 in Current News

LA&PS professor furthers European Studies at York after receiving world-renowned award

Political Science Professor Heather MacRae in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies has been awarded a Jean Monnet Chair in European Integration, a teaching post sponsored by the European Union (EU) that celebrates excellence in research and teaching on the EU throughout the world.

13.11.2014 in Current News

Roundtable discusses hospitality and tourism as vehicle of globalization

The roundtable event, A Hospitable World? Hotel Workers Organizing the Global Hospitality Industry, will take place Nov. 18, from 3 to 5pm, at S701 Ross Building, as part of the Global Labour Speaker Series.

13.11.2014 in Current News

Book exploring issues of migration launches Wednesday

The history of the human race is a history of migration. Migration south-north, east-west, voluntary, forced, across nations, cultures, religions and languages, as well as the various issues it raises are explored in a new book of essays, Pluri-Culture and Migrant Writings/Pluri-Culture et Ecrits migratoires, launching Wednesday, Nov. 19, from 2:30 to 4:30pm, at the York University Bookstore.

12.11.2014 in Current News

MP talks to psychology students about being a parent of a child with autism

MP Mike Lake spoke with more than 500 York University psychology students about his experience as a parent of a child with autism spectrum disorder, stressing the need for early intensive intervention for children between the ages of two and six.

12.11.2014 in Current News

York U to celebrate foreign-trained bridging program graduates

York University’s Bridging Program for Internationally Educated Professionals will honour its current graduates at the Celebrate Success event on Nov. 13 at 7pm in the Sandra Faire and Ivan Fecan Theatre, Accolade East Building.

12.11.2014 in Current News

York U student group organizes event to target extremism

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Students’ Association (AMSA) is hosting “Stop the CrISIS” an educational panel that will take place this evening at 6pm in Curtis Lecture Halls I and L. The event is aimed at educating young people about radicalization and to provide a counter narrative.

11.11.2014 in Current News

Passings: Student brightened a room with his smile and positive attitude

Nicholas Zi Zheng Wang, a third-year BBA student at York’s Schulich School of Business, died on Oct. 22 after a brief illness. The flags at the Keele and Glendon campuses will fly at half-mast in his honour, from 8am on Wednesday, Nov. 12, until 1pm on Thursday, Nov. 13.

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