12.08.2015 in Current News

Centre for Human Rights launches anti-racism Talk Shop Series

York U’s Centre for Human Rights (CHR) is bringing a new event series to campus. The anti-racism Talk Shop Series kicks off Sept. 16, featuring five lunchtime workshops that explore different topics related to racism and human rights.

10.08.2015 in Current News

York U leads astronomy learning module for Ontario high school teachers

Ontario high school students may have an enhanced learning experience in science class, thanks to York University’s Faculties of Education and Science. This past July, the two Faculties collaborated to offer a unique professional learning experience for Ontario teachers through a program titled “Teaching Astronomy Through Fun Hands-on Activities Inspired by the Latest Discoveries.”

10.08.2015 in Current News

York U students, staff and faculty can save big on Rogers Cup tickets

York University Faculty, staff and students receive savings on Rogers Cup Toronto tennis tickets, including up to 25 per cent off platinum and gold seating, and 15 per cent on silver and bronze seating. The special offer is applicable to all matches up to and including Aug. 15.

10.08.2015 in Current News

York PhD student carries torch during recent Toronto 2015 Pan Am relay

A third-year York kinesiology PhD student was one of the torch carriers in the relay that opened the recently completed Pan Am Games. Chris Chen, a member of Professor David Hood’s lab in the Faculty of Health, also volunteered at the games as an event services team leader at the Keele campus.

05.08.2015 in Current News

York U students, staff and faculty can save big on Rogers Cup tickets

York University Faculty, staff and students receive savings on Rogers Cup Toronto tennis tickets, including up to 25 per cent off platinum and gold seating, and 15 per cent on silver and bronze seating. The special offer is applicable to all matches Aug. 10 to 15.

05.08.2015 in Current News

Zemanek named as new varsity athletics manager at York U

York University Sport & Recreation announced on July 28 that Bart Zemanek will move into role of the department’s manager of varsity athletics. The York U alumnus officially begins the position that oversees several Lions teams on Aug. 17.

05.08.2015 in Current News

Students and community members dig in at York U's community garden

Sustainable living, community engagement and more exciting news continues to sprout up at York U’s Maloca Community Garden. Run by the Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES) Maloca Club, the plot strives to create an environment for multicultural and intergenerational learning and sharing through agricultural practices.

03.08.2015 in Current News

York U celebrates historic moment in space exploration at Plutopalooza

Two York U students organized Plutopalooza to celebrate an historic moment in space exploration. Close to 100 people from all over Toronto attended to watch as NASA spacecraft New Horizons arrived at the Pluto system.

03.08.2015 in Current News

Photography by York graduate student featured in AGO exhibit

York University masters student Anique Jordan has a series of photographs on display at the Art Gallery of Ontario as part of the “Scratch and Mix” exhibit. Jordan’s photographs explore the theme of women as heroes during the War of 1812.

03.08.2015 in Current News

York U students, staff and faculty can save big on Rogers Cup tickets

York University Faculty, staff and students receive savings on Rogers Cup Toronto tennis tickets, including up to 25 per cent off platinum and gold seating, and 15 per cent on silver and bronze seating. The special offer is applicable to all matches Aug. 10 to 15.

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