Frank Marchese, adjunct professor of psychology in the Faculty of Health, has written a poem in tribute to Canadian veterans. The poem, titled “November Day Remembrance” addresses the difficulties faced by veterans who return from serving in the Canadian Forces to civilian life.
During his reading for the Canadian Writers in Person Series, author Greg Hollingshead told the audience that he records on cards the stories he hears and then transforms them into short stories.
The McLaughlin College Lunch Talk Series continues on Nov. 16. Elspeth Guild will be the guest speaker, discussing EU border border controls.
An exciting new program launched by York University’s Faculty of Education and the Schulich Executive Education Centre takes vice-principals and principals to the next level of leadership. The Executive Leadership Program continues through November.
The Nov. 17 instalment of the Canadian Writers in Person Lecture Series will feature award-winning novelist, music critic and blogger Sean Michaels.
York University will host the two-day Graduate Conference in Education on Nov. 19 and 20, featuring keynote speakers, student paper presentations and more.
To celebrate and recognize York University’s generous donors for their continuing support, the University launched the White Rose Society at a special donor recognition event on Oct. 22, hosted at Toronto’s Gardiner Museum. Nearly 70 of the University’s most significant benefactors attended the event to help usher in the new recognition society.
Experience Schulich, an Open House to Open Your World, takes place Saturday, Nov. 21, from 9am to 4pm at the Seymour Schulich Building at the Keele campus.
York’s annual Volunteer Fair on Nov. 12 will give students a chance to learn about a variety of volunteer opportunities in the Toronto area, including opportunities on and off campus.
The books authored by York Professor Patricia Keeney are “One Man Dancing,” based on the true experiences with Ugandan actor Charles Tumwisigye, and “Orpheus in our Time,” which is based on the Orphic Hymns, some of the oldest Greek poetry in existence, pre-dating even the Greek pantheon.