Construction begins on the Bennett Centre Lobby the week of April 7. Starting Monday, hoarding will be erected in key areas. A receptionist will be available to assist visitors to the building. While all services will continue, allow some extra time for way-finding.Read more
During the Archives Awareness Week event, visitors to the Archives of Ontario can explore the collections and services, learn about the Archives’ partners, attend presentations on research and preservation, and tour the building. Register by April 7.Read more
The Psychology Department Poster Day is the culmination of a year of thesis research for fourth-year psychology students who have completed an independent honours thesis. This year, about 80 students will present the findings of their work in the Vari Hall Rotunda April 7 from 10:30am to 12:30pm.Read more
Results of the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) Challenge are in and the Schulich School of Business took first place and bragging rights to the NSSE Challenge Cup.
Second place went to the Faculty of Environmental Studies and a convincing third to Glendon College. The NSSE Challenge Cup will be presented to the Schulich School of Business on April 14.
Coming of Age: Reimagining the Response to Youth Homelessness in Canada by York Professor Stephen Gaetz looks at the causes and statistics of youth homelessness, and argues for a new approach to it in Canada.Read more
Winter tells the Canadian Writers in Person Audience that idea of danger arising from ordinary lives is prevalent in his novel, The Death of Donna Whalen, which explores the real life story of a murder in St. John’s, Newfoundland.Read more
York Professor Emerita Linda Briskin recently received the Sefton Award for Contributions to Labour Relations, which is given annually at the Sefton Memorial Lecture.Read more
The Faculty of Graduate Studies marked its 50th anniversary with an open house and reception on Wednesday, March 26. As part of the recognition of this milestone, a 42-foot timeline has been installed in the hallway leading to the Office of the Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and a commemorative publication has been produced.Read more
Progress continues on action items related to campus safety and security requested by York President and Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri following the March 6 incident in the York U Student Centre on the Keele Campus.Read more
The Advanced Public Policy Analysis: Presenting the Research Findings of SPPA’s Senior Undergraduates conference will give students the experience of presenting their work to an audience and help boost their confidence and public speaking skills. The conference will take place April 2, from 3:30 to 7:30pm, in the Senior Common Room, McLaughlin College.Read more