It’s a long way up to the top of the CN Tower, but York University team members made the climb in support of United Way Toronto early on a recent Saturday morning. The team also came in second place for most funds raised in the public climb.
John Dupuis, associate librarian with the Steacie Science and Engineering Library at York University, will speak about a variety of government tactics used to muzzle government scientists during the next Science and Technology Studies (STS) Seminar Series talk on Tuesday, Oct. 28 in the Paul A. Delaney Gallery, 320 Norman Bethune College.
Learn more about mindfulness meditation Oct. 28 when Professor Paul Ritvo talks about Mindfulness Meditation: Scientific Assessment of Ancient Asian Wisdom, from 3 to 4:30pm, at 402 Health, Nursing and Environmental Studies Building.
The discussion, which is an initiative of the Committee on Responsible Investing at York University, will provide an opportunity for the York community to engage in the discussion about the investment of the University’s endowment funds.
Join in the commemoration for the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women on Thursday, Dec. 4, from 11:30am to 12:30pm, at the Underground Restaurant with aboriginal elder Laureen Waters at the opening ceremonies.
York’s Department of Geography will host the annual meeting of the Canadian Association of Geographers — Ontario Division Oct. 24 and 25, featuring 120 research papers and several roundtables. Chief City of Toronto planner Jennifer Keesmaat will give the opening address Friday.
Some 50 students, staff and faculty recently marched from York’s Vari Hall to the York Tipi near Osgoode Hall Law School as part of the Spirit Vigil to Honour Our Stolen Sisters, raise awareness about violence against indigenous women and support the call for a national inquiry.
Graduates of the Faculty of Environmental Studies got to network, meet and mingle at the annual Anita McBride Alumni Mentoring Luncheon aimed at establishing networks between graduates of the faculty’s programs and current students. About 130 students, faculty and community members attended the event.
The York University Lions football team will wrap up the regular season on Saturday, Oct. 25 with an afternoon game against the University of Waterloo Warriors at York Stadium. The match will begin at 1pm and can also be seen live online on OUA.tv.
Professor of labour studies and sociology Tom Juravich of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, will give a public talk about unions Oct. 30, followed by a two-day strategic corporate research workshop Oct. 31 and Nov. 1.