Join York University faculty, staff and students Nov. 7 as they climb 1,776 steps to the top of the CN Tower in support of the United Way Toronto. Can’t climb yourself? Support York participants through donations. Register soon as this event fills up quickly.
York University’s Faculty of Science, along with Lassonde School of Engineering, has become a Founding Member of Nano Ontario, a not-for-profit organization that embodies the interests of the academic, industry, government and financial communities in the development of nanotechnologies in the province.
The annual Anita McBride Alumni Mentoring Luncheon returns to York U on Oct. 13. The event gives students in FES an opportunity to network with FES grads.
GRASP will host an event for up-and-coming kinesiologists on Oct. 15. The event will feature York U alumnus and registered kinesiologist Frederyck Franco, who will share insights on his career.
The Department of Anthropology’s Annual Lecture series kicks off on Oct. 8. The guest speaker for this event will be Stanford University Professor James Ferguson.
A second-year York U student was recently recruited to sit on a provincial advisory committee that will steer the direction of cultural development in Ontario. Tanya Matanda is the youngest member of the Culture Strategy Advisory Group.
Viswanathan told the audience that she often works on several ideas at once, and that the most productive time of the day for her is in the very early mornings, in the quiet before her family and the rest of the world rouse from sleep.
The York University Lions women’s soccer team continues to be the only undefeated team in the OUA West Division. On Sunday, they beat the University of Guelph Gryphons 2-0.
University of Chicago Professor Tom Gunning will deliver this year’s Ioan Davies Memorial Lecture. It happens on Oct. 8 and is free to attend.
The Lusophone Coffee Hour will take place Oct. 8 at York, featuring guest speaker Miriam Rengel, a friend and researcher of Jose Saramago. The talk will be delivered in Portuguese, and is free to attend.