Osgoode Dean Lorne Sossin responds to a comment by Benlolo, president and CEO of the Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies. In his comment published last week in the National Post, Benlolo complained about a work of art hanging in the Student Centre at York University.
The online tool offers media an easy way to find subject experts using keyword searches. Some 200 experts from York University, including deans and faculty members, have joined the Experts Guide.
World-renowned mrdangam virtuoso Trichy Sankaran recently retired from the Department of Music after an illustrious 44-year teaching career. On Oct. 1, he returns to campus to deliver a parting gift: a showcase performance at 7:30pm in the Tribute Communities Recital Hall, launching the 2015-16 Faculty Concert Series.
The Art Gallery of York University’s new exhibit by acclaimed Trinidadian artist Marlon Griffith reconfigures the gallery’s Aug. 9 “Ring of Fire” procession that saw 300 people parade through the streets of downtown Toronto. The exhibit launches tonight with a celebration from 6 to 9pm at the Keele campus. All are welcome.
To celebrate this golden anniversary, the law school has set up a display in its main-floor Osgoode History & Archives Project space featuring artefacts from back in the day as well as a list of the Top 10 Reasons York Helped Make Osgoode Great.
The funding from the Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) will support research into gender inequality in video games, forced marriage in conflict situations, body-worn cameras and police accountability, and more.
Hundreds of York University community members enjoyed a first-hand look at the new York Lions Stadium mid-day Monday during a special event. Pan.de.mo.ni.um, organized by The Harriet Lewis FUNd committee in partnership with York University Athletics & Recreation, invited York U community members to celebrate the official transfer of the stadium to York University.
The final of four consecutive total lunar eclipses will take place on Sept. 27, and the York University Observatory will hold a viewing event. Luna Palooza invites guests to watch the eclipse and talk to astronomy professors and students.
An informal ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 17 marked the official handover of the stadium to York University. Saad Rafi, CEO of the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Organizing Committee, and Mario Sergio, MPP, York West, presented a ceremonial key to York President and Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri.
Ever wonder if it is possible for robots to take over the world, or if vampires really exist? What about antimatter and human cloning? If your mind is swirling with these questions, then join The Faculty of Science in another innovative lecture series, The Science of Science Fiction!