Lindsay Moore won the 2012-13 Odessa Prize from York’s Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies for her fourth-year essay, while Jaime Yard won the inaugural Barbara Godard Prize for the Best Dissertation on the Study of Canada and the Canadian Studies Network dissertation prize.
Visitors to the studio are encouraged to learn about the potential of the edge precincts, share their ideas for its development and provide their thoughts on what kinds of neighbourhoods would support, complement and enhance the Keele campus. The studio is open in York Lanes three days a week until the third week of December.
The current issue features new works by award-winning poet Gary Allen and two-time Poet Laureate of Saskatchewan Robert Currie, as well as a story by recent York grad Mark Jordan Manner and a conversation with Professor Priscila Uppal.
York’s Schulich School of Business was abuzz with close to 400 returning alumni, as well as faculty, staff and friends at the Nov. 23 CONNECT 2013 event, which featured a keynote address from alumna Kathleen Taylor, chair designate of the Royal Bank of Canada and former president and CEO Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts.
The annual Law and Society Lecture with Sally Engle Merry, Silver Professor of Anthropology at New York University, will examine human rights, trafficking and the rise of indicator culture Monday.
Rogers, a distinguished research professor in history, won the prize for his book Mayhem: Post-War Crime and Violence in Britain, 1748 – 53.
This week marks the launch of Smart Commute’s “Diamonds are a Driver’s Best Friend” campaign to encourage commuters who drive alone to form a carpool and take advantage of York University’s Diamond Pool Parking program.
The community information sessions will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 27 from 12 to 1:30pm in the Winters Dining Hall, Keele campus, and Friday, Nov. 29 from 12 to 1:30pm in the BMO Conference Centre, Glendon campus.
This month saw the first in a series of thought leadership events produced by Maclean’s magazine in partnership with the Lassonde School of Engineering. The sold-out event featured Pierre Beaudoin, president and CEO of Bombardier Inc., who offered his thoughts on innovation and the Canadian economy.
The Faculty of Health is inviting everyone to enjoy a bagel for $2, a sandwich for $3.50 and a coffee for $1.50 Tuesday, Nov. 26. Breakfast will be available from 8 to 11am, followed by lunch from 11am to 2pm, in Vari Hall Rotunda.