Canadian author Diana Kawarsky, an instructor in the School of Continuing Studies at York University, will be on campus June 21 to launch her new book “Soft Skills: Volume 1”.
Nearly a year after commissioning the carving of a 26-tonne granite boulder into an Inuit soccer player, York University is unveiling the sculpture at 1pm on June 21 to mark National Aboriginal Day. The monumental sculpture was created by Inuit carvers with a team including visual art students from York.
Juan Garrido, a final-year sociology and drama studies student studying at Glendon, was one of a select group of graduating York students honoured for their leadership, dedication, integrity and enthusiasm with two pan-university leadership awards.
Researchers in muscle health and function converged at York University for the seventh annual Muscle Health Awareness Day. The event was held May 27 and had more than 130 in attendance.
A Schulich professor has won an award for a paper she published five years ago. Charlene Zietsma, who co-authored the paper with Thomas B. Lawrence, won the Administrative Science Quarterly Scholarly Contribution Award.
York University’s Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health recently hosted the inaugural Social Innovation Think Tank with the intent to launch a global collaborative network, and strengthen research and community capacity to address the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.
Work/Study positions are available at both the Keele and Glendon campuses and allow York undergraduate students to earn extra money, gain valuable experience and contribute to University life. The deadline for entering all job requests is Friday, July 8.
This year’s York Centre for Education and Community Summer Institute will take place on Aug. 24 to 26 and will feature keynote speakers from the Ontario Human Rights Commission.
A master’s thesis completed at York U that studied girls’ schooling experience in Ghana has been awarded the Governor General’s Gold Medal for Academic Distinction. Leva Rouhani is a recent Interdisciplinary Studies master’s graduate and was nominated for having demonstrated distinction in scholarship at York.
Students in the Faculty of Education created an online literary journal as a way of enacting a ‘production pedagogy’ to understand what and how students can learn through creative making in digital contexts.