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08.04.2014 in Top Stories

York U study: Lipid levels during prenatal development can impact autism

In a groundbreaking York University study, researchers have found that abnormal levels of lipid molecules in the brain can affect the interaction between two key neural pathways in early prenatal brain development, which can trigger autism.

08.04.2014 in Top Stories

Student awarded for ‘heroic efforts’ in helping wounded man at subway station

York University nursing student Kerry Morrison will receive the St. John Ambulance Lifesaving Award Wednesday and a Toronto Police Service award April 27 for her quick actions in tending to a man who was injured from falling on the subway tracks.

08.04.2014 in Top Stories

Message to the York University Community

Three years ago we mourned the tragic loss of Qian (Necole) Liu, an international student from Beijing studying at York University. She is remembered fondly by her parents, friends and teachers as a kind-hearted young woman who excelled both as a student and artist.

07.04.2014 in Top Stories

Two Red and White Day spirit photo contest winners announced

The winning student group photograph was taken by Sean Bharrat, a student in the Faculty of Health. The winning staff-faculty group photograph featured staff from the Office of the Vice-President Academic and Provost.

07.04.2014 in Top Stories

Faculty of Graduate Studies honours Professor Meg Luxton with teaching award

The Faculty of Graduate Studies honoured Professor Meg Luxton for excellence in graduate teaching and mentoring with the Faculty’s Teaching Award at the Faculty Council meeting April 3.

06.04.2014 in Top Stories

A York University Campus in York Region

On April 17, York University has invited municipal partners and sites in York Region to demonstrate how they would propose to partner with and support the University in establishing a new campus in the region.

03.04.2014 in Top Stories

Top athletes celebrated by York U during annual sport banquet

York University Lions Track & Field athletes Dontae Richards-Kwok and Khamica Bingham were named the male and female athletes of the year at the 46th annual Interuniversity Sport Banquet held Wednesday, April 2.

01.04.2014 in Top Stories

York University salutes the academic excellence of its students

York University celebrated the academic excellence of some of its best and brightest undergraduate and graduate students during its annual Circle of Scholars reception on March 26.

01.04.2014 in Top Stories

York U’s second annual Teaching in Focus conference set for May 22

The Teaching in Focus conference on May 22 is free and features a carefully curated program of workshops and panels. It offers the latest information on innovations in teaching and the presenters are leaders in their fields. Register early to avoid disappointment.

31.03.2014 in Top Stories

President’s Creative Writing Awards winners honoured for poetry, fiction, screen writing and more

York Creative Writing Program alumnus and award-winning playwright Jason Sherman told the winners of the President’s Creative Writing Awards that their work has made an immediate connection to someone and that’s worth relishing and worth striving for in their future writing.

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