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10.10.2014 in Top Stories

Canadian MBA program ranked number one in world in responsible business

The MBA program at York University’s Schulich School of Business was ranked number one in the world Thursday according to the results of a global survey conducted by Corporate Knights, the world’s largest circulation magazine with an explicit focus on responsible business.

09.10.2014 in Top Stories

FES grad students, prof gather Canadian support for Colombian radio station

York University doctoral student Alexandra Gelis and her mother are trying to get a community radio station up and running once again in San Basilio de Palenque, Colombia, with a little help from friends at York’s Faculty of Environmental Studies who participated in a triathlon to raise funds.

08.10.2014 in Top Stories

Osgoode celebrates 125 years of legal education in sweet style

The Osgoode@125 event featured a reading of the inaugural address by the first principal of the law school and hundreds of Osgoode@125 cookies, which were distributed to students and staff to mark the anniversary.

08.10.2014 in Top Stories

Dating after breast cancer, a delicate balance

With October being breast cancer awareness month, a new study by York researchers has found that it is possible for women who’ve had breast cancer and disfiguring surgery to develop successful intimate relationships. Although, unknown to either, the new partner will have to pass a “man test” first.

07.10.2014 in Top Stories

Grad Maria Mutch named finalist for 2014 GG Literary Award for Non-Fiction

York University alumna Maria Mutch (BFA ’91) has been named a finalist for the 2014 Governor General’s Literary Award for Non-Fiction for her debut book Know the Night: A Memoir of Survival in the Small Hours published by Alfred A. Knopf Canada.

07.10.2014 in Top Stories

Urban forests and green space critical in city planning, says prof in new book

Urban forests, trees and green space are critical in contemporary planning and development of the city, says York Professor L. Anders Sandberg, co-editor of the new book, Urban Forests, Trees, and Greenspace, which looks at those issues in a wide variety of places globally.

06.10.2014 in Top Stories

Lions crowned provincial women’s tennis champs

The York University Lions women’s tennis team captured the 2014 Ontario University Athletics championship on Sunday, Oct. 5, at the Western Tennis Centre in London, Ont. The banner is the team’s first since the Lions won three in a row from 2001-03, and their sixth overall in program history.

06.10.2014 in Top Stories

Osgoode Hall Law School celebrates 125 years of leadership in legal education

Osgoode Hall Law School of York University will officially mark the 125th anniversary of its founding in 1889 with an Osgoode@125 Celebration on Tuesday, Oct. 7, at 12:20pm in Gowlings Hall. All are welcome.

02.10.2014 in Top Stories

University of Chicago Professor Lauren Berlant to give the 2014 Ioan Davies Lecture

University of Chicago Professor Lauren Berlant will deliver the 2014 Ioan Davies Memorial Lecture at York University. Berlant’s talk will take place Wednesday, Oct. 15, in the Scott Library Collaboratory.

01.10.2014 in Top Stories

Almost one third of Torontonians think taxes should increase: York U study

Almost one in three people in Toronto think taxes should increase, compared to only nine per cent in the rest of the GTA, according to survey results published today by York University and the Toronto Star. For roads, public transportation, schools, recreation and facilities for seniors, more than 85 per cent of respondents said spending should stay the same or increase.

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