05.12.2016 in Current News

York teacher candidates hear from experts on diverse and equitable classrooms

A panel discussion on “Supporting Teaching and Learning for Diverse and Equitable Classrooms in Ontario” delivered exciting insights to approximately 230 Faculty of Education teacher candidates on Nov. 24.

04.12.2016 in Current News

CHR introduces Race Inclusion & Supportive Environments working group

The Centre for Human Rights announces the creation of the Race Inclusion & Supportive Environments (RISE) working group at York. Comprised of staff, students and faculty, RISE aims to foster an inclusive environment on York’s campuses.

04.12.2016 in Current News

SPPA recognizes students, alumni, community partners for service

York University’s School of Public Policy & Administration held its annual Student, Alumni & Community Recognition Awards Dinner on Nov. 17 as a formal thank you to those who have helped to enrich the learning experience and extracurricular activities of students.

30.11.2016 in Current News

Call for nominations: President's University-Wide Teaching Awards

The President’s University-Wide Teaching Awards honour those who, through innovation and commitment, have significantly enhanced the quality of learning by York students. Four awards are offered each year. Nominations are due Jan. 30, 2017.

30.11.2016 in Current News

Annual Michael Baptista Lecture explores the enduring legacy of Jamaica's 'Miss Lou'

University of the West Indies Professor Emerita Carolyn Cooper was the keynote speaker at the annual Michael Baptista Lecture on Nov. 3. Her lecture, titled “‘Disguise Up De English Language’: Louise Bennett’s Anansi Poetics,” articulated the importance of “Miss Lou” as a consolidating force in Jamaican culture.

30.11.2016 in Current News

Canadian author Helen Humphreys talks about redemption through the natural world

Helen Humphreys visited York on Nov. 15 as part of the Canadian Writers in Person program, to talk about her novel The Evening Chorus.

29.11.2016 in Current News

Senate synopsis is now available

The synopsis of the 630th meeting of the Senate of York University held on Nov. 24, is now available and can be viewed on the Senate of York University webpage.

29.11.2016 in Current News

GLRC presents a talk by labour organizer Jane McAlevey

The Global Labour Research Centre will present a talk on Dec. 1 titled “No Shortcuts: Organizing for Power in the New Gilded Age” with author and labour organizer Jane McAlevey.

29.11.2016 in Current News

Renowned author, filmmaker Frank Wilderson III to present workshop and talk

York University, together with the Department of Political Science and Women and Gender Studies Institute, University of Toronto, will present a workshop and plenary event featuring Frank B. Wilderson III, a renowned author, filmmaker and professor.

28.11.2016 in Current News

Vanier College Productions presents award-winning 'Clybourne Park'

Vanier College Productions presents the multiple award-winning play “Clybourne Park” in the Fred Thury Studio until Dec. 4.

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