The departments of social science and communication studies in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies held their 10th annual Awards Ceremony recently to honour their top students.
As part of their annual holiday food and toy drive, York University’s Security team and their colleagues in Campus Services & Business Operations are hoping to fill one of the University’s transportation buses with toys and non-perishable food items.
The school’s TalkBox team won the Bridging the Gap Award for a low-cost Speech Generating Device developed to help individuals communicate and engage in social interactions.
Phipps, executive director research and innovation services in the Office of Research Services, is the only Canadian university representative and the first to be appointed to the new community.
This year saw a 15 per cent increase in online student registration for the event and an 18 per cent increase in attendance as compared to last year. The increases resulted in more than 4,300 visitors attending this year’s event on the Keele campus.
The Lassonde School of Engineering recently embarked on a multi-city research mission to India including visits to some of the country’s most prestigious and ambitious universities.
The President’s Staff Recognition Awards, a long-standing annual tradition, provides the York University community with a way to recognize colleagues for their commitment to the University.
The York community gathered at Glendon for a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of Phase 2 of renovations to the Frost Library — a reading room for students. The renovations were made possible through a generous donation by Glendon alumna Terrie-Lynne Devonish.
Several university researchers, including York FES Professor Mark Winfield, have jointly published a white paper on energy policy in Eastern Canada, even as Alberta Premier Jim Prentice met with his counterparts, Ontario’s Kathleen Wynn and Quebec’s Philippe Couillard, this week to promote the Energy East project.
Adjunct Professor Peter Love of York University’s Faculty of Environmental Studies talked to professors from around the world about how to teach energy efficiency policy at the university level and its importance.