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28.01.2015 in Top Stories

York rated among top universities on sustainability for fifth straight year

For the fifth year running, York University ranks among the top 10 per cent of universities in the 2014 GreenMetric World University Ranking on sustainability, receiving high scores in transportation, waste and water management.

28.01.2015 in Top Stories

New story collection lights emotional fire

Poet, author and York English Professor Priscila Uppal’s Cover Before Striking is a smoldering new collection of short stories launching Monday, Feb. 2.

27.01.2015 in Top Stories

Acclaimed Canadian bass-baritone musician Daniel Lichti to perform at York

Join Concert and oratorio performer Daniel Lichti as he presents the Franz Schubert’s celebrated song cycle, Die Winterreise. The concert, which is free and open to the public, takes place Jan. 28, 4 to 6pm in the Accolade East Building, Tribute Communities Recital Hall.

27.01.2015 in Top Stories

York U Professor launches book with special screening of films shown at Expo 67

York University Professor Janine Marchessault will launch her book Reimagining Cinema: Film at Expo 67 on Wednesday, Jan. 28 at a Cinema Expo 67 event at The Gladstone Hotel.

26.01.2015 in Top Stories

York's Multicultural Week kicks off an annual celebration of culture

Multicultural Week arrives in full force this week with a range of events, including a World Food Fair, a Global Tour of campus clubs and a Cultural Explosion Performance. All events are free and open to York students and community members.

26.01.2015 in Top Stories

The Games are coming to York University

Get hyped, York. The Toronto 2015 Pan Am and Parapan American Games are coming to York University this July and August. With them will come a world of excitement, with more than 7,000 international athletes and coaches from 41 countries.

25.01.2015 in Top Stories

Presidential statement on supporting and defending the right to free speech

Mamdouh Shoukri, president & vice-chancellor of York University, issues a statement on the critical role played by universities in the free exchange of ideas: “To be clear, we support and defend the exercise of free speech and participation in thoughtful testing of ideas when conducted in a peaceful, non-threatening manner.”

22.01.2015 in Top Stories

Two professors share interactive knowledge in the Philippines

York theatre Professor Gwenyth Dobie and dance Professor William J Mackwood are currently in the Philippines presenting their latest research creation project with seven of the country’s leading performing arts and educational institutions.

21.01.2015 in Top Stories

Do you have what it takes to be York's President for a Day?

Enter York University’s fourth annual President for a Day contest, where President Mamdouh Shoukri will swap roles with an undergrad student for one day.

21.01.2015 in Top Stories

Does religion lead people to do good deeds?

Psychology Professor Joni Sasaki was recently awarded a John Templeton Foundation research grant for her three-year project looking at biological and cognitive approaches to explain religious altruism.

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