York University students and staff met with senior management and employees from Yamana Gold Inc. at the firm’s head office in the Toronto for a reception to celebrate an award that helps first-generation students achieve success at the University.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has provided York University with $300,000 to lead the largest study to date that investigates whether low level fluoride exposure affects the developing brain.
Professor Gabrielle Slowey will spend the 2017 winter term at Dartmouth College as the inaugural Fulbright Chair in Arctic Studies. Slowey is the director of York University’s Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies
YFile’s popular Open Your Mind series showcasing the outstanding work of York U researchers shines the spotlight on Faculty of Science Professor Gerald Audette, whose research focuses on protein crystallography, bionanotechnology, nanomedicine and structural biochemistry.
The gift from York Professor Emeritus Allan Carswell and the Carswell Family Foundation will facilitate a partnership between York University and the Regent Park School of Music to enhance arts education for children.
The drive to change the BAS program name has been building for years; the final momentum was created by York students and alumni, in the form of more than 3,000 signatures on a petition to rename the program as the BCom.
Dance Innovations 2016: SPACE erupting premieres solos, duets and ensemble works that have been choreographed by fourth-year Dance majors, performed by students from all levels of the undergraduate program. The showcase of original works runs Nov. 24-26.
According to the survey, youth homelessness can begin as young as age 13, and if not addressed can lead to years on the streets. More than 6,000 youth do not have a safe place to sleep every night, making youth homelessness one of the most urgent social issues in Canada.
This fall, Anne Sisson Runyan, professor of political science at the University of Cincinnati’s College of Arts & Sciences, will serve as the Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in North American Integration at York University.
A student team will represent York University in the Governor’s Challenge hosted by the Bank of Canada. The team will compete against 15 other university teams to determine if the bank should change the policy interest rate.