Ideas will ricochet at York University during the fifth annual TEDxYorkU conference March 28. Featuring a full day of inspiring talks and performances, TEDxYorkU will occupy the Tribute Communities Recital Hall Stage in the Accolade East Building on the Keele campus. Tickets are available online.
Classes for students in the School of Arts, Media, Performance & Design, the Faculty of Education, Glendon, the Faculty of Health (for classes not already resumed) and the Faculty of Science will resume on March 17. Classes for students in the Faculties of Environmental Studies and Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (for classes not already resumed) will resume on March 23.
York University researchers have learned how living beings can keep gene expression in check, which may help explain the uncontrolled gene expression found in many cancers.
Vice-President Academic and Provost Rhonda Lenton presents highlights of the offers made by the University to CUPE 3903 teaching assistants (Unit 1) and graduate assistants (Unit 3).
Rhonda Lenton, vice-president academic and provost, delivers an update to the University community on Thursday’s Senate Executive meeting and the review of Faculty-specific plans regarding the resumption of the balance of courses next week.
York staffers Maria Mazzurco, Jayne Greene-Black, Noel Badiou, Alicia Pinter and David Timmins, and the team from the Office of Student Community Relations are this year’s recipients of the President’s Staff Recognition Awards. The winners and nominees will be celebrated at a special event on April 30.
The ears of lizards and owls emit faint sounds just like those of humans, despite anatomical differences, pointing to a common thread at work in all ears, says a York University researcher.
Starting today, classes will resume for the Lassonde School of Engineering, the Schulich School of Business, the School of Nursing in the Faculty of Health, and the School of Administrative Studies and the School of Human Resources Management in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies. The Senate Executive will meet on March 12 to review plans for resuming the balance of courses on Monday, March 16.
In a new study, York University researchers looked at exposure to fluoridated water and rates of ADHD in the United States and found that fluoride in tap water is associated with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents.
CUPE 3903 Unit 2, York University’s union representing contract faculty, has ratified the University’s settlement offer at their vote Monday evening. CUPE 3903 Unit 1 (teaching assistants) and Unit 3 (graduate assistants) did not ratify the University’s settlement offers. University community members can expect to receive more detailed updates after today’s Senate Executive meeting.