28.09.2016 in Top Stories

2016 Media Architecture Summit focuses on art in urban renewal and civic engagement

The Media Architecture Summit 2016 at the Bell TIFF Lightbox, Sept. 29 to Oct. 1, explores the role of urban screens, interactive media facades and large-scale public projections in architecture, public art, civic engagement and urban renewal.

28.09.2016 in Top Stories

Public talks explore the fascinating (and sometimes scary) world of infectious diseases

The fascinating and frightening world of infectious diseases is at the heart of an innovative series of public talks presented at the Toronto Public Libraries this fall by the Faculty of Science at York University. The first talk takes place Oct. 1 and features Biology Professor Kathi Hudak. All talks are free and open to the public.

27.09.2016 in Top Stories

York celebrates opening of Community Safety Centre

York University’s Department of Community Safety will celebrate the grand opening of the newly renovated Community Safety Centre and the 10th anniversary of goSAFE on Oct. 4 as part of Community Safety Week. The event is open to the York community.

27.09.2016 in Top Stories

Bee expert recognized for outstanding contributions to entomology in Canada

At the International Congress of Entomology on Sept. 25, York University Professor Amro Zayed in the Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, received the 2016 C. Gordon Hewitt Award from the Entomological Society of Canada.

26.09.2016 in Top Stories

IIRP Working Group Reports are now available

York Vice-President Academic & Provost Rhonda Lenton and Vice-President Finance & Administration Gary Brewer are pleased to announce the release of the IIRP Working Group Reports to the community.

26.09.2016 in Top Stories

York University inducts five into Sport Hall of Fame

Four former student-athletes and one coach were inducted into the York University Sport Hall of Fame on Sept. 22. This year’s inductees are field hockey player Karen Hewlett, basketball player Mark Jones, hockey player Bill Maguire, water polo player Christine Walton and men’s basketball head coach Bob Bain.

26.09.2016 in Top Stories

Lassonde scores top accreditation grades for engineering degrees

The Lassonde School of Engineering has received the maximum possible accreditation from a recent review conducted by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board.

25.09.2016 in Top Stories

Celebrate York pride and impact on Red & White Day

York U President and Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri invites all students, staff, faculty and alumni to join in the Red & White Day celebration on Sept. 29. Show your spirit and pride in the University by wearing red and white or York gear. Renowned YouTube celebrity Lilly Singh (BA ’10), also known as IISuperwomanII, will be at the Spirit Rally at 12pm in the York Lions Stadium.

24.09.2016 in Top Stories

York research identifies potential treatment for visual disorders

York University research has shown that the use of long-term, repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) has potential as a therapeutic tool in treating certain visual disorders.

21.09.2016 in Top Stories

Utah governor visits Lassonde School to see entrepreneurial engineering in action

The Lassonde School of Engineering played host last week to the governor of Utah and a delegation of business leaders from the state. The visit was part of a trade mission led by the Governor Gary Herbert to learn more about higher education, advanced technology and entrepreneurship in Canada.

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