Luke Durward, a fourth-year student in the Faculty of Health, has won a tuition credit worth $6,200. Durward ‘s winning vision focuses on how he hopes to use his training as a kinesiologist to help people lose weight and gain better health.
The 2013 Bryden Alumni Awards were presented to Guy Burry (BA ’82), Janice Fukakusa (MBA ’79), Carolyn Acker (BAS ’87), Karen D. Foss (BA ’01) and Dave Smith (BSc ’70, MBA ’72). The five grads were honoured at a gala on Thursday, Nov. 21 at the Toronto Reference Library’s Bram & Bluma Appel Salon.
Juxtapositions create a multifaceted whole in Dance Innovations: counter/point, the latest production of York University’s Department of Dance. York’s rising young dance artists are featured in this choreographic showcase, with two distinctive programs of new works running Nov. 28 to 30 in the McLean Performance Studio, 244 Accolade East Building.
Jean-Paul Paluzzi was one of five recipients honoured at a ceremony held in Toronto yesterday. He received the prize in the physiology/medicine category for his research on regulatory hormones in mosquitoes and ticks to control paths for human and animal diseases.
The provincial and federal governments announced at York University Friday they were expanding the Ontario Bridge Training Program so that thousands of skilled immigrants could get licensed and find jobs in their fields.
Vice-President Academic & Provost Rhonda Lenton and Vice-President Finance & Administration Gary Brewer present an update to the University community on the Academic & Administrative Program Review.
Competition in national design programs is fierce and this year is no different. Meghan Bacso, a student in the York University/Sheridan College Joint Program in Design, is a finalist in the prestigious Adobe Design Achievement Awards for her cloth diaper packaging concept.
The Schulich School of Business at York University yesterday launched the Centre for Global Enterprise, a one-stop consulting, research and teaching hub that will actively help Canada’s small- and medium-sized businesses to compete internationally.
York psychology Professor Shayna Rosenbaum, an expert on the psychological processes of learning and memory, and her team have partnered with e-training company Axonify Inc. to study the best way for employees to retain and learn new material.
York Professor Joseph DeSouza of the Centre for Vision Research received a research grant Tuesday from the Parkinson Society Central and Northern Ontario to study why people with Parkinson’s disease are still able to dance despite the neurodegeneration that occurs.