21.09.2016 in Top Stories

Truth and Reconciliation chair addresses Canada and global indigeneity

Justice Murray Sinclair, senator and former chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, will examine what Canada can learn from indigenous societies around the world on Sept. 29 at the annual Avie Bennett Historica Canada Public Lecture in Canadian History.

21.09.2016 in Top Stories

Fall heralds an enhanced marketing and brand campaign with several new twists

Just in time for the Ontario Universities’ Fair, York U is rolling out a new brand campaign, Instagram contest and a special guest for the University’s Red & White Day.

20.09.2016 in Top Stories

Fourth conference on capital as power (CasP) broadens the vista of approach

With 25 papers on a wide range of topics, presenters will extend and deepen capital as power research, compare it with other approaches, and critique methods and findings. An international cohort of scholars will be presenting their research at the conference, which takes place Sept. 28 to 30 at York University’s Keele campus.

20.09.2016 in Top Stories

Two York U Professors among five Canadian scholars honoured as 2016 Trudeau Fellows

Professors Poonam Puri and Catriona Sandilands have been named as two of only five scholars across Canada to be awarded prestigious research fellowships by The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation this year.

20.09.2016 in Top Stories

York U releases new Interim Guideline for Responding to Sexual Violence

The guideline outlines existing practices and services to address sexual violence and introduce new measures based on consultations with the community. This is an important step towards the development and implementation of York’s new Sexual Violence Policy.

19.09.2016 in Top Stories

York U champions research mobilization through graduate experiential education program

Facilitated through the Knowledge Mobilization Unit (KMb) and the Faculty of Graduate Studies, the program connects York graduate student researchers with organizations from the broader community.

18.09.2016 in Top Stories

A special message to the community about York U's "Safer Together" approach

In a message to faculty, staff and students, VPFA Gary Brewer and Samina Sami, executive director of Community Safety, outline York U’s holistic and intersectional approach to safety that reflects the diverse experiences of members of the University community.

18.09.2016 in Top Stories

Vice-Provost Students Janet Morrison to leave York to become Sheridan's Provost & Vice-President Academic

York University has been Janet Morrison’s professional home for more than 17 years. Prior to her appointment as Vice-Provost Students in July of 2012, she served in the PRASE office and previously held positions as executive officer in the Faculties of Health and Environmental Studies.

15.09.2016 in Top Stories

Study of Historical Portrayal of Indigenous People wins national dissertation award

Douglas Hunter almost quit his PhD; instead, he became the first from York University to earn the highly prestigious Canadian Association of Graduate Studies’ (CAGS) Distinguished Dissertation award for fine arts, humanities and social sciences.

14.09.2016 in Top Stories

The Royal Society of Canada elects three York University professors and one alumnus to its ranks

The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) has elected Professors Janine Marchessault, Douglas Hay and alumnus Christian Bok (PhD ’98) as Fellows. Professor Rachel Koopmans has been appointed a member of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.

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