Lassonde PhD student, Nima Shahbazi, has won a second prize and $10,000 in a prestigious international competition by Kaggle. Some 3,303 teams from around the world participated in the competition.
Alejandro Zamora, professor in the Department of Hispanic Studies at Glendon, will be featured as the guest speaker on Feb. 3 when York U’s Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean (CERLAC) presents an event in its International Speaker Series.
The nomination period for the President’s Sustainability Leadership Awards is now open. The awards recognize students, faculty and staff who are contributing to making York University a leader in sustainability among postsecondary institutions. Nominations are due by Feb. 26.
A public talk by Ruth Milkman will explore new political generations. The event takes place Feb. 2 and is hosted by CERLAC and GLRC.
The Schulich School of Business will host Canada’s first Sports, Media & Entertainment Internship Fair on Jan. 28. The event will feature 17 industry leaders who will network with business students.
The York University Psychology Clinic will offer three new mindful meditation programs during the winter semester, beginning on Feb. 2.
York University’s Let’s Talk Day runs Jan. 27 and features events to promote a healthy, inclusive and supportive environment that fosters mental health and well-being. Members of the York community will have the opportunity to pet some therapy dogs and attend an open forum on the University’s Mental Health Framework.
Have you ever imagined a new way of teaching, or thought of an innovation that would enhance the classroom experience for York University students? If so, why not consider putting your ideas into action by developing a project submission for the second year of Phase II of York University’s Academic Innovation Fund.
A new report co-authored by York University’s Faculties of Education and Environmental Studies suggests that education is key to shaping responses to climate change.