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16.04.2014 in Top Stories

York’s Earth Day celebration will honour sustainability champions and achievements

On Tuesday, April 22 at 2pm, the York University community is invited to an Earth Day Celebration in the lobby of the Life Sciences Building. The event will pay tribute to a number of sustainability achievements across York’s campuses and includes the presentation of the inaugural President’s Sustainability Leadership Awards.

16.04.2014 in Top Stories

‘Surface Normal’ exhibit opens Thursday at Artscape Wychwood Barns

Fourteen intriguing projects are featured in Surface Normal, a juried exhibition of works created over the past year by students in York University’s Digital Media Program, offered jointly through the Faculty of Fine Arts and the Lassonde School of Engineering.

16.04.2014 in Top Stories

Maureen Armstrong appointed university secretary and general counsel

Maureen Armstrong joins York University from the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board, Ministry of the Attorney General, where she served as chair of the board for the past six years.

16.04.2014 in Top Stories

York sprinter nominated for BLG Award — CIS Athlete of the Year Award

Canadian Interuniversity Sport and national law firm Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) announced the eight finalists for the 22nd annual BLG Awards. York University Lions track and field sprinter Khamica Bingham has been selected as the female nominee from Ontario University Athletics.

15.04.2014 in Top Stories

University of Alberta Professor Donald Ipperciel to become Glendon’s new principal

Professor Donald Ipperciel will join York University from the University of Alberta, where he is a professor of political philosophy at the Campus Saint-Jean, the U of A’s French-speaking Faculty offering programs in education and the liberal arts.

15.04.2014 in Top Stories

Barbara Crow appointed dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and AVP graduate

Professor Barbara Crow has been appointed to the position of dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and associate vice-president graduate. Crow served as interim dean of FGS and AVP graduate since 2012.

14.04.2014 in Top Stories

New book uncovers hidden histories of lives lived in early 20th century

The Dawn of Canada’s Century presents close and systematic interpretations of everyday lives centred on the first national sample of the 1911 census, earlier census “microdata” samples and other historical documents. The book will launch Tuesday, April 22, from 5 to 7pm, at Grano’s Restaurant, 2035 Yonge St., Toronto.

13.04.2014 in Top Stories

Explore York U research on public engagement for a just and sustainable world

Explore arts, environmental studies and social sciences based-research at a celebration highlighting Public Engagement for a Just and Sustainable World, co-hosted by four of York’s Faculties, in collaboration with the Office of the Vice-President Research & Innovation on Wednesday, April 16.

10.04.2014 in Top Stories

Presidential statement on former finance minister and Osgoode alumnus Jim Flaherty

As a University president, it was an honour for me to know and to work with this gifted political and government leader, who did so much to advance research and innovation across the country, and who truly listened and responded to the needs of all Canadians.

09.04.2014 in Top Stories

York U researchers lead evaluation of interactive education project for Iqaluit

Researchers from the Faculty of Education are participating in a project to deliver immersive and interactive education services to remote and northern Aboriginal and Inuit communities through high-definition two-way video communication and collaboration technology.

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