20.06.2016 in Current News

Author and instructor to launch new book at York U's School of Continuing Studies

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”.

20.06.2016 in Current News

York U to unveil Inuit sculpture to celebrate National Aboriginal Day

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.

20.06.2016 in Current News

Glendon student honoured with two leadership awards

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.

20.06.2016 in Current News

Annual Muscle Health Awareness Day a success

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.

19.06.2016 in Current News

Schulich prof wins award five years on

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.

19.06.2016 in Current News

Inaugural think tank session strengthens collaboration

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.

15.06.2016 in Current News

Hire a Student: Call for Fall/Winter 2016-17 Work/Study position submissions

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.

15.06.2016 in Current News

Save the date for YCEC Summer Institute

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.

14.06.2016 in Current News

Master's work at York earns Governor General's Gold Medal for Academic Distinction

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.

14.06.2016 in Current News

Student media project an example of learning through digital contexts

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.

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