09.11.2015 in Top Stories

York U physics Prof. Sampa Bhadra on winning team for Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics

Professor Sampa Bhadra is on the Tokai to Kamioka (T2K) team that received the 2016 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics on Sunday evening. The prize is for the “fundamental discovery of neutrino oscillations, revealing a new frontier beyond, and possibly far beyond, the standard model of particle physics.”

08.11.2015 in Top Stories

Men's soccer Lions crowned provincial champs for third straight year

The York University Lions men’s soccer team won its third straight Ontario University Athletics banner with a 2-1 victory over the McMaster Marauders in the championship final on Sunday, Nov. 8 at York Stadium.

08.11.2015 in Top Stories

York U chemistry Professor Demian Ifa receives Petro-Canada Young Innovator Award

York University chemistry Professor Demian Ifa is the recipient of the Petro-Canada Young Innovator Award. The distinction recognizes full-time faculty at the beginning of their academic careers.

04.11.2015 in Top Stories

Theatre @ York takes on Caryl Churchill's "Cloud 9"

“Cloud 9” is a farcical examination of British colonial oppression and its impacts upon racism, sexism and gender identity. The show previews from Nov. 8, opens Tuesday, Nov. 10 and runs to Nov. 14.

04.11.2015 in Top Stories

Genomics project gets $7.3M to breed Canadian winter-hardy honeybees

Amro Zayed, a biology professor and researcher in the Faculty of Science at York University, and Leonard Foster, a professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of British Columbia, are leading a project to protect Canada’s honeybees by developing a winter-hardy, disease-resistant breed.

03.11.2015 in Top Stories

Photographic exhibit explores the importance of lawyers in holding governments to account

The highly acclaimed international exhibition “Lawyers without Rights: Jewish Lawyers in Germany under the Third Reich” will be on view in York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School Library from Monday, Nov. 9, through Sunday, Nov. 22.

03.11.2015 in Top Stories

Six York graduate students awarded Vanier scholarships

Samantha Fashler, Jolin Joseph, Kyo Maclear, Noa Nohmia, Christopher Vanden Berg and Dessi Zaharieva are the recipients of the 2015 Vanier Scholarships. The award is a signature achievement in part due to its immense research support, providing the doctoral students with $50,000 annually for up to three years to support their work.

02.11.2015 in Top Stories

Geography book takes a ride through the cult of the bicycle

Geography Professor Emeritus Glen Norcliffe’s anthology “Critical Geographies of Cycling: History, Political Economy and Culture” is a ride through the evolution of the bicycle, a mode of transportation born during the days of horse-drawn buggies and still ridden on today’s streets.

02.11.2015 in Top Stories

President flips flapjacks to launch 2015 York Cares United Way Campaign Nov. 3

Come to the kick off of the 2015 York Cares United Way Campaign on Tuesday, Nov. 3, from 8 to 10am in the Central Square Cafeteria, where President and Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri will flip pancakes with members of the University’s administrative staff.

01.11.2015 in Top Stories

Las Nubes program benefits students, environment

York University’s Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES) continues to make strides in teaching, research and community engagement through its Las Nubes program in Costa Rica. FES will host an information session about the 2016 field study on Nov. 11 from 12:30 to 1:30pm in 142 Health, Nursing & Environmental Studies Building.

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