19.05.2015 in Current News

Faculty of Education Summer Institute explores commemoration and remembrance

“Pedagogy and the Arts of Memory” is the title of the 2015 Faculty of Education Summer Institute taking place May 20 and 21 in 519 Kaneff Tower on York University’s Keele campus. The summer institute offers graduate students an opportunity to explore a range of commemorative-pedagogical forums, remembrance practices and aesthetics interventions.

19.05.2015 in Current News

Two York nursing grad students receive prestigious awards

Two York University graduate nursing students, Sally Baerg and Kadeen Briscoe, have received research awards from the Registered Nurses’ Foundation of Ontario.

19.05.2015 in Current News

Argos return to Keele campus for training camp

For the second straight year, York University will be the host of the Toronto Argonauts Football Club’s training camp. Canadian Football League (CFL) rookies and quarterbacks will be on the field for a three-day rookie camp starting on Wednesday, May 27, while veteran CFL players will hit the turf for the first time on Sunday, May 31.

13.05.2015 in Current News

Passings: Civil liberties champion Alan Borovoy taught at Glendon

Five years ago, Mr. Borovoy joined Glendon’s School of Public and International Affairs, after having taught for several years in the Canadian Studies undergraduate program at Glendon College. He taught the school’s popular seminar on human rights, and he gave regular colloquium presentations that were open to the public.

13.05.2015 in Current News

Passings: Prof brought her adventurous spirit and passion to academia

A leading scholar in infant research worldwide, Professor Maria Legerstee made important contributions to the field of psychology and, in particular, to research about the infant mind. She died April 29.

13.05.2015 in Current News

Call for nominations: Odessa Prize for the Study of Canada

The nomination deadline for this award is May 19. Submissions will be adjudicated by a committee formed by the Robarts Centre, and the prize winner will be announced in June.

12.05.2015 in Current News

Global Labour Speaker Series: Panel presents new research on employment standards enforcement

The research presented by this panel comes from a multidisciplinary study of employment standards enforcement that explores the dimensions and shape of employment standards violations, current enforcement practices and alternative approaches.

12.05.2015 in Current News

Inaugural education symposium inspires educators to connect and learn

Some 300 teacher candidates attended the Faculty of Education’s inaugural education symposium April 25. The event marked the launch of the Faculty’s renewed professional learning program.

11.05.2015 in Current News

Youth invited to apply to CERLAC's new youth summer program

The Centre for Research on Latin America and & Caribbean invites youth from the Greater Toronto Area and beyond to its first student summer program, Young Amautas of the Americas. The program will run from July 27 to 31. Applications are due Monday, June 15.

08.05.2015 in Current News

Passings: Bridget Sine was a long-serving staff member in the Admissions Department

Bridget Sine has died following a battle with cancer. Ms. Sine worked in many departments around the University and most recently was the manager of the Admissions Department.

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