Professor Barbara Oakley is an expert in Coursera and the author of the bestseller “A Mind for Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra).” She will lead a special teaching and learning event on Oct. 19 at the Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence. All are welcome. Preregistration is required.
The York University Lions women’s tennis team won the silver medal at the Ontario University Athletics championships for the second straight year on Sunday, with a 4-3 loss to the host Western University Mustangs in the championship final.
School of Administrative Studies connects top international scholars at Accounting & Finance Symposium
More than 50 accounting and finance professors and graduate students converged at the third Ontario Universities Accounting & Finance Symposium. The event, which took place Oct. 6 and 7 was co-hosted by the School of Administrative Studies.
Moving from the Twitterverse to a real-life meetup, some 50 members of the York University community got together offline on Sept. 29 for the #YUTweetup. The social event was held at the Glendon campus as part of the University’s Red & White Day celebrations.
The York University community is invited to the launch of York University’s new mental health strategy “Advancing a Mentally Healthy Campus” on Oct. 18 from noon to 2pm in Founders College.
Take Our Kids to Work returns Nov. 2. If you are interested in bringing your Grade 9er with you to work, be sure to fill out the permission and registration forms and submit them by Oct. 28.
Lisa Sloniowski, a fourth-year Social & Political Thought PhD student, has won the fourth annual Library Juice Press Annual Paper Contest for her paper “Affective Labor, Resistance, and the Academic Librarian” which emerged from her course work at York.
Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES) students will have an opportunity to hear from four high-profile MES alumni panelists during the annual Anita McBride Alumni Mentoring Luncheon on Oct. 18.
The York University Lions men’s and women’s hockey teams will play their home openers for their respective 2016-17 Ontario University Athletics (OUA) seasons this weekend.
Pauline Oliveros is a pioneering force in contemporary American music whose career spans 50 years of music-making. Joining Oliveros is Ione, author, playwright, director and poet, known for the critically acclaimed memoir, “Pride of Family: Four Generations of American Women of Color.” The lecture will take place Oct. 14 and is open to the public.