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19.01.2015 in Top Stories

New study shows the importance of the media during outbreak of infectious illness

Jianhong Wu, York University mathematics professor and Canada Research Chair in Applied Mathematics, has published new findings in the Nature Scientific Report illustrating how media coverage has significantly delayed an epidemic’s peak and reduced the cases during an influenza outbreak.

19.01.2015 in Top Stories

Osgoode/UBC clinical program sends two participants to monitor trial in Chad

Nicole Barrett, director of the Joint International Justice and Human Rights Clinic at Osgoode Hall Law School and the University of British Columbia Faculty of Law, and Osgoode student Eleonore Gauthier were in Chad from Jan. 10 to 19 to monitor the trial of 21 former state security agents of the 1982-1990 regime, which is said to be responsible for 40,000 political killings and systematic torture.

15.01.2015 in Top Stories

York U researchers discover how midbrain map continuously updates visuospatial memory

In a groundbreaking study, York University researchers have discovered how a map in the midbrain remembers the location of visual targets even as the eyes follow another object.

15.01.2015 in Top Stories

Presidential statement on the tragic death of a University community member

The York University community is deeply saddened to learn of the tragic bus accident last evening resulting in the death of Radika Nankissoor, a valued member of York’s staff. We extend our deepest sympathy to her family, friends and co-workers at this difficult time.

14.01.2015 in Top Stories

Check closets for shoe and coat drive to help less fortunate

Students are holding a shoe and coat drive Feb. 5 in Vari Hall as part of a class project. They are hoping to collect 10,000 items with the help of the York community.

14.01.2015 in Top Stories

Professor's cabaret named one of top five shows to see in Serbia

The theatrical production Good Soldier Schweik’s Postmodern Cabaret, written and directed by York University theatre instructor Aleksandar Lukac, was named one of the top five shows in Serbia in 2014 by Serbia’s largest circulation daily newspaper, Vecernje Novosti.

13.01.2015 in Top Stories

Schulich Leaders at York inspire others to pay it forward with kindness

Recipients of the Schulich Leader Scholarships embarked on a Random Acts of Kindness campaign on Jan. 7, one of the coldest days of the season. The students handed out some 200 cups of hot chocolate to York U community members.

13.01.2015 in Top Stories

Ten emerging and established researchers appointed York Research Chairs

The appointments are the first in a new program established to build, support and intensify the world-renowned research under way at York University.

12.01.2015 in Top Stories

York University launches new School of Continuing Studies

Lifelong learning in Canada reached fresh heights yesterday with the launch of York University’s new School of Continuing Studies.

12.01.2015 in Top Stories

Bide your time this winter at the AGYU

The Art Gallery of York University (AGYU) stirs up time with its new exhibit, “Biding Time: The Collection Strikes Back”. York University’s art collection has never been shown at the AGYU in its 26-year history. To celebrate, the AGYU is hosting a free, public reception on Jan. 14.

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