18.07.2016 in Top Stories

Toronto Youth Shorts 2016 features films by York U students

Five films produced by York University students will be screened at the 2016 Toronto Youth Shorts Film Festival. The event runs Aug. 6, and will feature 44 films. The five films produced by York U students appear across all four programs.

14.07.2016 in Top Stories

Presidential Search Committee chair offers a message of thanks to the University community

The committee members faithfully listened to, read and discussed all perspectives that were offered by members of the York University community, and this has provided vital context for developing the recruitment advertising and the position profile. Public advertising commenced on Wednesday, July 13.

13.07.2016 in Top Stories

Professor Roberto Perin earns Glendon Principal's Research Excellence Award

Glendon Professor Roberto Perin is the recipient of the 2016 Principal’s Research Excellence Award, an honour given annually by Glendon to recognize full-time faculty members who have made an outstanding contribution to research in the last three years.

11.07.2016 in Top Stories

The Quad community begins to take shape

Over the past six months, two six-storey buildings have quickly taken shape at the corner of The Pond Road and Sentinel Road. Together, these buildings are the Quad student housing community, which is scheduled to open in time for the fall 2017 academic semester.

11.07.2016 in Top Stories

Brittany Crew to compete in 2016 Olympics

York University Lions thrower Brittany Crew will head to Rio to compete in the 2016 Olympics. Crew set a personal best and earned the gold medal in the women’s shot put during the 2016 Canadian Championships and Rio Selection Trials in Edmonton, Alta.

06.07.2016 in Top Stories

AGYU bioplan forest offers a living testament to the power of art and nature

A variety of saplings that were part of a Bioplan forest developed for the Art Gallery of York University’s recent exhibit “What We Lose in Metrics” were transplanted to a site near the Stong Pond on the Keele campus. The forest is now a permanent part of the University’s landscape and future ecology.

06.07.2016 in Top Stories

Three York University faculty appointed to the Order of Canada

Faculty of Health Distinguished Research Professor Ellen Bialystok, Faculty of Education Professor Stephen Gaetz and Osgoode Hall Law School Professor David Vaver are among the 113 new appointments to the Order of Canada. In total, some 13 individuals with connections to York were named to the Order of Canada.

06.07.2016 in Top Stories

Winters College recognizes student contributions to campus life

Winters College held an informal ceremony preceding Spring Convocation on June 20 to recognize some of current students and members of the graduating class of 2016 who stood out as leaders and made a real impact on the student experience.

04.07.2016 in Top Stories

'Do noble work,' social justice lawyer Joseph Arvay tells Osgoode grads

During spring convocation ceremonies on June 24 at York University, lawyer Joseph Arvay urged graduates of Osgoode Hall Law School to think boldly, push the envelope of the law, be courageous and take on cases that others say are hopeless. “If your cause is just then the matter is worth pursuing,” he said.

04.07.2016 in Top Stories

From job searching to wayfinding - the inside scoop on two design field placements

While a web UX design gig in Silicon Valley and working with experiential graphics in a Toronto agency may seem polar opposites in terms of design industry placements, the field placement experiences of a design student and recent grad have a lot in common.

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