Khamica Bingham is competing for a spot at the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games. She has had a successful 2014-15 season, winning the gold medal in the 60m at the OUA and CIS championships with the second fastest time in Canadian history.
Four York U student athletes will be cycling from Toronto’s SickKids Hospital to the Philadelphia Children’s Hospital along with members of Toronto Police Services No. 31 Division to raise money for The Hospital for Sick Children through the Cops Cycle for Kids event.
Some 250 Sakura Cherry trees are now in full bloom on the University’s Keele campus. One of the best displays is situated beside Calumet College. Trees are also located in pockets around the Keele campus.
The 2015 Joan & Martin Goldfarb Summer Institute in Visual Arts explores the pervasiveness and shifting landscape of screen-based images in our everyday lives, and what monuments, memorials and public art mean as material objects in urban and rural space. Prominent scholars Marita Sturken and James Young will present the institute’s two free public lectures on May 6 and 14 respectively.
A new book, co-edited by York University Professor Carla Lipsig-Mumme, looks at how climate change is affecting the way we work and how we can work differently to reduce our impact on the environment.
Osgoode Professors Benjamin Berger and Poonam Puri are the recipients of the awards. Berger received the Canadian Association of Law Teachers — Association Canadienne des Professeurs de Droit Prize for Academic Excellence. The Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals has awarded the 9th Annual Lloyd Houlden Fellowship to Puri.
Schulich School of Business finance Professor Moshe Milevsky’s new book, King William’s Tontine: Why the Retirement Annuity of the Future Should Resemble its Past, argues for the return of the tontine with a few modern day modifications.
Scholars and musicians from New York State, eastern Ontario and western Quebec are converging on York University’s Keele campus May 1 to 3 for the spring 2015 meeting of the New York State/St. Lawrence Chapter of the American Musicological Society. The conference coincides with the North American premiere of Hubert Parry’s oratorio “Judith”.
Anthropology Professor Wade Davis, the BC Leadership Chair in Cultures and Ecosystems at Risk at the University of British Columbia and recent recipient of an honorary doctor of laws degree from York University, will discuss why ancient wisdom still matters today at the next Koerner Lecture on May 6.
From an enigmatic miniature suspended house best viewed from below and inside, to a larger-than-life metal lion literally glowing from within, Luculence, the annual open house exhibition of York’s Department of Visual Art & Art History, packed the Joan & Martin Goldfarb Centre for Fine Arts with student creativity April 15.