A remarkable selection of futuristic work produced by students in York University’s Digital Media program will be on display April 16 to 21 at the Peter MacKendrick Community Gallery, Suite 177 (Barn 1) at Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie St., midtown Toronto.
A pan-University network of academic services and supports is helping York U students get back to class and ready for exams. The plan, developed by the Division of Students, provides increased access to support services and a comprehensive Wellness Support Plan web resource.
Three York University undergraduate film students are competing against 120 other teams of indie filmmakers for the chance to win up to $1 million in feature film funding, plus theatrical release of their production. The York team’s submission, ‘Fantome’, is a dark psychological thriller set in a superstitious small town.
York University history Professor Adrian Shubert is the recipient of a Killam Research Fellowship. Shubert was awarded the fellowship for his research on Baldomero Espartero, a Spaniard who went from poverty and obscurity to being offered the Spanish throne.
In March, the Lassonde School of Engineering community gathered at the Glendon campus for an evening devoted to celebrating and recognizing the outstanding accomplishments of the school’s faculty, staff, students and supporters.
York University Development Corporation will undertake major upgrades and improvements to the common areas of York Lanes, including new seating clusters with built-in portable device chargers, from mid-April to mid-July.
The new CIBC Pan Am/Parapan Am Athletics Stadium at York University will welcome thousands of athletes from 41 countries in Latin America, South America, the Caribbean and North America this summer who will participate in the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games.
Salt used for winter road maintenance in Canada can wipe out water flea populations that keep lakes clear of algae and feed the fish, a recent York University study has revealed.
Anthropology Professor Zulfikar Hirji’s research on Islam and Muslim societies has secured him this year’s York Fellowship at the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, Canada’s oldest research institute in the humanities.
The President’s Report 2014 explores the impact of York University through a review of the University’s points of pride and by celebrating the successes that define York as an institution of innovative academic and research excellence, student leadership and community service.